Carers of seniors share their tips

Caring for a senior person comes with its own special challenges and stresses.

Perhaps you care for an elderly parent suffering from dementia, a frail older partner, or someone older with intellectual disability.

Whatever the situation, the carer tips below may help. They have been suggested by real carers we have interviewed over many years who have ‘been there and done that’ so their words of wisdom are from an authentic lived experience.

Friends

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The struggle to juggle work and care

People juggling paid work and care responsibilities are struggling to find work-life balance according to research by the University of South Australia.

Source: Adapted from University of South Australia Australian Work and Life Index report.

People juggling paid work and care responsibilities are struggling to find work-life balance according to research by the University of South Australia.

Ladybug balancing

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Making beaches inclusive

The Inclusive Beaches Project aims to support inclusion of children of different abilities and backgrounds to join their local Surf Life Saving Clubs, Nippers programs and learn to be safe at the beach.

Find out how your community can get involved.

Inclusive Beaches

Time management enhances control and productivity

Being in control of the time you allocate to certain tasks helps you to maintain order in your life and helps balance the myriad factors competing for your time and attention.

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