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If smiling really makes you look older, is kindness not still worth it?

If smiling really makes you look older, is kindness not still worth it?

A study has shown smiling contributes to the perception of aging unless you are over 60. By then, it's too late as the damage is done! Should this news cause those sensitive about their appearance to scowl instead of smile, hoping to rob a few months' wear off their face, it's a pity. Do we really need to care if a simple smile makes us look a tad older when surely it also makes us look n... read more>
That Post-Lockdown Feeling

That Post-Lockdown Feeling

Even the best of news, such as the end of lockdowns and easing of restrictions, can provoke mixed emotions such as ‘Was it all worth it?’ So how do you feel now about these small wins that governments are announcing? Do they appear to be the beginning of the end or, as Churchill put it, the end of the beginning? Or perhaps - if you live outside NSW and VIC - you think it’s a step too far ... read more>
How Do I Access a Home Care Package

How Do I Access a Home Care Package

We released a new Home Care Special Offer from CareAbout this week for those who have funding from the federal government and want to switch Home Care providers or haven't decided on a provider yet. Some have asked, what are the home care packages and how do I get them? Well, we’ve got your answers below. There are 4 Levels of Home Care Packages: Level 1 recognises that a person... read more>
Music & Memory

Music & Memory

What’s your favourite song? Does it invoke memories of yesteryears or does ground you in the moment you are currently in? American singer songwriter, Eric Church, sings in his song “Springsteen”, “Funny how a melody sounds like a memory, like the soundtrack to a July Saturday night…” Music can transpose one back in time and awaken thoughts, feelings and emotions once felt or long t... read more>
Preparing for Your Own Death

Preparing for Your Own Death

Talking about death is often seen as taboo and often ignored until the very last minute or not at all, but understanding what you want (or what your loved one wants) can save you and them a lot of stress when the time comes to say goodbye. Here are 8 things you can do to prepare for your death. Wills and Estate Planning We wrote about the importance of a will and it could be one of t... read more>