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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.
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.
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.
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
Government website that provides links to the many organisations supporting and advocating for Australians living with Cancer.
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 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.
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.
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.
A retirement directory for all Australians featuring information on retirement living, home care and aged care.