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Interview with Nicole Christina from Zestful Aging

2019-10-29T18:35:18+10:00

Jolene Hill wants to encourage families to have meaningful conversations about what really matters in life. Her campaign 'Life's short..so let's talk' is designed to recognize our intrinsic need to remember and celebrate our life and achievements and talk about our wishes for our future. She is passionate about the importance of creating a record [...]

Interview with Nicole Christina from Zestful Aging2019-10-29T18:35:18+10:00

Australia Talks – Have You Joined In?

2019-10-10T16:08:02+10:00

The Australian ABC network have conducted a national survey in July 2019 with 54,970 people from all over the country. The survey invited them to share their feelings and thoughts and answer questions about their attitudes, behaviours and experiences. Their aim was to an insight into Australian’s everyday life, and to help people understand where [...]

Australia Talks – Have You Joined In?2019-10-10T16:08:02+10:00

Make Your Choices Known

2019-07-22T14:44:08+10:00

If you were suddenly injured in an accident or became seriously ill, who would know your choices in health care? If you have strong beliefs about what you want to happen in your future, it is vitally important to make your choices known now. No matter what age, we should all make our wishes know [...]

Make Your Choices Known2019-07-22T14:44:08+10:00

Life Story Telling

2019-06-20T10:07:24+10:00

Sharing your life story encourages families to have conversations about life and what matters most. The power of telling your own story cannot be overestimated. A great story resonates with us emotionally and can be treasured by the family as a keepsake, for years to come. There are the important events that shape our lives [...]

Life Story Telling2019-06-20T10:07:24+10:00

Dame Cicely Saunders – Pioneer of the Modern Hospice Movement

2018-09-25T17:00:02+10:00

“The way we die lives on in the memory of those who survive”. This quote is from Dame Cicely Saunders (1918-2005), founder of the modern hospice movement. Hospice care is a philosophy of care that focuses on the palliation of a terminally ill patient's symptoms & pain, and attends to their emotional and spiritual needs. [...]

Dame Cicely Saunders – Pioneer of the Modern Hospice Movement2018-09-25T17:00:02+10:00

AMA advise to Plan Ahead For End Of Life Care

2018-09-11T13:57:20+10:00

Australian Medical Association President, Dr Michael Gannon, stated on 20th May 2018, “All Australians should consider planning for their end of life care, so that their families and doctors know their wishes. Australians need to plan ahead for their end of life care and discuss it with their loved ones and health professionals”. When [...]

AMA advise to Plan Ahead For End Of Life Care2018-09-11T13:57:20+10:00

Talking About Death and Dying

2017-06-15T10:08:33+10:00

It’s a fact of life that we are all going to die one day.  There is no ‘Get Out of Jail Free’ card when it comes to death….no deals to be made....no exceptions. For many people, thinking about death evokes strong emotions of anxiety and fear.  Others will push thoughts of death aside, laugh [...]

Talking About Death and Dying2017-06-15T10:08:33+10:00

Death Doulas – A Guide at the End of Life

2017-07-04T13:34:37+10:00

The role of a death doula, (or end of life doula), has been gaining a lot of interest in the past few years. So what exactly is a death doula? The term doula has been around for centuries. In ancient Greece, it was used to describe both a household servant and a woman who serves.  They [...]

Death Doulas – A Guide at the End of Life2017-07-04T13:34:37+10:00

Getting Your Affairs In Order – When Is The Right Time?

2017-07-19T09:44:51+10:00

At various stages of adulthood, we will all have to plan ahead. It may be you are planning for the later stages of your life, or simply because of major lifestyle changes such as starting a family or travelling overseas for the first time or for an extended period of time. Life’s a gamble – [...]

Getting Your Affairs In Order – When Is The Right Time?2017-07-19T09:44:51+10:00

5 Creative Ways to Declutter Your Home

2018-09-11T13:42:19+10:00

5 Creative Ways to Declutter Your Home  What are you leaving to your family members when you die? - a lifetime of memories or memories together with a house full of clutter that you didn’t want to deal with. We often hear of sad situations where families have had an enormous task of clearing [...]

5 Creative Ways to Declutter Your Home2018-09-11T13:42:19+10:00