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life_icon.jpgLast week the subject of working carers was given a nation-wide airing on ABC Radio National’s, Life Matters. Issues discussed during the half hour long interview included the need for public recognition of the role of working carers, the impact caring has on the workplace and workforce; and the financial and social implications of our ageing population.

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Working Carers on Life Matters

life_icon.jpgLast week the subject of working carers was given a nation-wide airing on ABC Radio National’s, Life Matters. Issues discussed during the half hour long interview included the need for public recognition of the role of working carers, the impact caring has on the workplace and workforce; and the financial and social implications of our ageing population.

 

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When to Call Triple O

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Australians are not known for being whingers or fakers. Rather, we have a reputation for soldiering on in times of adversity and ill health without complaint. But it is this kind of an attitude that could be killing us. Knowing when and how to call 000 can save lives.

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Relationships and Intimacy

life_icon.jpgIntimacy can be defined as the giving and receiving of love and affection. In Australian society when we talk about being intimate, many people instantly think of sexuality. If we think of intimacy as just sex, it makes it hard to focus on the other really fulfilling aspects of human relationships.

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Need a lift?

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If you missed the March online chat the questions and answers have now been posted in our online Forum.

This month's chat was hosted by Sue Slattery, (pictured), an Occupational Therapist, employed by the NSW Independent Living Centre. Chatters asked questions about a range of aids and equipment to help with caring.

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