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Resources for older adults

Listed alphabetically below are links to many helpful organisations and resources for seniors, their families and Carers. These listings are for informational purposes only and do not represent an endorsement by Home Care Assistance.

If you would like more information about Home Care Assistance and our care offerings, see our Care Services page.

ACCC

Australians over the age of 65 make up more than sixteen percent of our population. We provide a wide range of information and services to help older Australians understand and use their consumer rights.

Active Seniors Health Centre

If you are over 55, have issues with your health or want to improve your strength, flexibility and balance then we can help you. Active Seniors is a global leader in seniors health, focusing on exercise, nutrition, attitude and a healthy lifestyle. They design individualised health and exercise programs which can be done at one of centres with supervision or online via email and video.

Alzheimer’s Australia

As the world’s leading voluntary health organisation dedicated to Alzheimer’s care, support and research, the Alzheimer’s Association strives to improve quality of life for those facing Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. We fund critical research; provide education and resources; raise awareness; and advocate in partnership with government, private and nonprofit organizations for a solution to the global Alzheimer’s epidemic.

Alzheimers WA

Alzheimer’s WA advocates, educates, supports and engages the 41,630 Western Australians living with all types of dementia. Established in 1982, Alzheimer’s WA provides direct care, support, education and information to assist people living with dementia as well as their families and carers.

The Australian Family Physician Publication

Interesting article that aims to provide an overview of ways in which clinicians can work with older patients to optimise their health and wellbeing during the later years of life.

The Australian Medical Association

This article looks at what successful ageing can mean in Australia

Beyond Blue

Beyond Blue provides information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best possible mental health, whatever their age and wherever they live. Explore the risk factors for older Australians to experiencing mental health concerns.

Cancer Australia

Government website that provides links to the many organisations supporting and advocating for Australians living with Cancer.

Cancer Council

Australia’s’ peak independent body and the only charity in Australia to work across every area of every cancer, from research to prevention and support. We help people from the point of diagnosis through to treatment and survivorship.

Dementia Australia

Dementia Australia represents the 459,000 Australians living with dementia and the almost 1.6 million Australians involved in their care. If you or a loved one has dementia and you need information, counselling, support, or to connect with others in your situation, then this website can help.

Department of Health

This website is a great reference for all things health and ageing, including fact sheets on an array of current health topics for ageing Australians

Elderlaw Legal Services

A Sydney based law firm that aims to inform and assist those of us in the Australian community who are elders or whose parents, close relatives, friends, siblings or neighbours are elders and who have an elder law problem.

Heart Foundation

Whether you are interested in heart health, recovering from a cardiac event, living or caring for someone with a heart condition, this website is packed with information and resources to support you.

The Mental Health Foundation of Australia

Mental Health Foundation Australia (MHFA) is the oldest Mental Health Association in Australia. Founded in 1930 the MHFA works to deepen understanding of the importance of mental wellbeing via community education, promotion of good mental health and the means to obtain it. The Foundation’s work has been fundamental to changing community attitudes and raising awareness of the importance of good mental health. 

Myagedcare

Government website designed to provide information and resources on all things aged care, whether you are a family carer, or looking into care options for yourself or a loved one.

NDIA / NDIS

National Disability insurance agency / scheme is designed to provide all people with disability with information and connections to services in their communities. Find out more about eligibility and services on their website.

Seniors Cards in your state

Get great deals and offers especially designed for Seniors by joining Seniors Card

villages.com.au

A retirement directory for all Australians featuring information on retirement living, home care and aged care.

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We have been with Home Care assistance for last three years. I am impressed by the diversity of the services, they provide.I had few carers but the carer, Shweta, has been coming to us for last two... years, has been a Godsend. She pushes him to do the things which i am unable to. It’s a compliment to Homecare assistance to employ professionals of that standard.No matter what problem I incur, all I have to do is to ring the agency..The eagerness and understanding towards the need of the client is amazing.I would recommend Homecare assistance to anyone and everyone, who requires assistance in all aspects of life.In my case i am grateful of the help i am getting to look after my husband.read more
I really like working at Homecare Assistance the Office Team are very helpful and they give me plenty of work.
Megan is very good care manager.
High quality, unique approach with a customised care plan to promote independence and client satisfaction.
Recently I had a situation where due to a family crisis, I needed respite assistance for a couple of days. Home Care Assistance provided a quick response to my query and were able to get a... person for me in time for me to go to my brother's funeral in another state. The person who stayed and looked after my father was very caring, compassionate and reliable. I was extremely happy with the service provided.read more
Highly recommend.
I really appreciate working for a smaller organization as communication with the team in the office is very important as a support worker in the community.It’s really been great to be a part of this... company who are a caring team which the clients benefit from as well as the front line workers.read more
I am very satisfied with the carers who take care of my wife. They are not only experienced but very compassionate and understanding of my wife’s needs. They are always positive and easy to deal... with. I would have no problems recommending the company to other potential clients.read more
A positive experience of co-ordinated care and provision of support services to meet my high care level of needs.
Great place to work, very supportive and understanding.
The staff is amazing, they will try there best to meet all of your needs !

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