Geriatric Community Care

How to stay healthy when training for a marathon

Training for a marathon is a very physically demanding process, which can place a great deal of strain on your body. Because of this, it’s important to be sensible in your approach to training. Here are a few tips which should help to keep you healthy and happy during your marathon preparations. Increase distances and […]

3 Actionable Guidelines If You Suspect You’re At Risk Of Melanoma Skin Cancer

Melanoma skin cancer is one of the top three types of cancer in Australia with reports estimating that two out of three Australian residents are at risk of developing the condition by the age of 70. Data from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare indicates that 13,283 cases of melanoma skin cancer were detected […]

How to Tell If Your Baby Has Hearing Problems… And What To Do About It

Babies can’t talk and don’t understand language, so how can you tell if they can’t hear? There are some subtle signs of hearing loss in infants, but you have to pay close attention to spot them. Use these tips to assess your baby’s hearing and learn what to do if he or she can’t hear […]

Tricks To Help Ease The Drawbacks Of Dyslexia

Dyslexia is often under-diagnosed and frequently misunderstood, but it can have a big impact on the lives of the people who have it. There’s evidence to suggest that people with dyslexia are better at identifying patterns and other visual information than non-dyslexics, are often more persistent and better at creative thinking, and develop minds that […]

Avoid Hospital Parking Fees With These Ideas

Recently the media has been reporting extensively on the parking fees paid by patients who visit hospitals. In many cases, these fees cost more than medicine, and people with chronic illnesses may end up spending $100 a week or more on parking fees. The Cancer Council and the Australian Medical Association have called for changes […]

Questions Many Men Have About Prostate Surgery

Having prostate surgery can be a scary prospect for a man, especially in response to cancer cells found around this gland. There can also be much disinformation about the surgery that a man might find, and make him even more nervous about the procedure. While only your doctor can tell you what to expect personally […]

Is Your Medical Centre Accountable? Issues to Consider

With recent criticisms of accountability in some medical centres, you may be wondering how to tell if your medical centre is accountable. Luckily, most doctors and healthcare providers take their jobs very seriously and strive to provide a high level of care for their patients. If you are concerned about accountability, however, here are some […]