How can I care for my aging parents in today’s busy society
Caring for your aging parents in today’s fast paced society can be tough, especially in today’s fast-paced world looking after your own children and earning an income. Not being able to provide for your parents in the way you’d prefer is challenging, but also completely understandable. You can show your care in many other ways, […]
How can I remember to take my medications?
Taking medication on a daily (and even hourly) basis can be a hassle and is regularly forgotten, resulting in health impacts that could’ve be avoidable. Remembering to take your medication, as well as the correct dosage, is so important and potentially life changing! By following these four easy steps you can keep control of your […]
Having HCA Home means I can still have my social life and go out with family and friends. The support workers always ask if they is any more that they can help me with, which is nice.
World Glaucoma Week – How to prevent and pick up the early signs of Glaucoma
This week is World Glaucoma Week (March 10-16), we thought it would be important to discuss the importance of understanding what Glaucoma is, it’s effect on those diagnosed with the disease, how it can be prevented and how to pick up on the early warning signs. Glaucoma is a group of eye conditions that damage […]
Seven reasons why home care is the answer to aging well
We all want our parents and grandparents to continue enjoying life as they get older, we want to be able to support them and ensure they receive the high level of care they deserve. So how can we help them find somewhere that is an affordable, respectable environment that allows them to keep their independence? […]
National Aged Care Day
National Aged Care Day celebrates those who contribute to helping the elderly, whether as a support worker, nurse, family member or volunteer carer. We acknowledge the hard work that goes in each and every day to help make people’s lives a little more comfortable and healthier as they age. Last week, the HCA Home team […]
Melissa is one of our Support Workers in South Australia. She loves being a part of people’s lives as they age and tells us a little bit about one of her customers. What inspired you to become a Support Worker? I love working with people and am passionate about aged care. I believe age should […]
3 ways to happier living as you age
At a time when your health is out of your control, choosing from who and where you receive care and support can make all the difference. Here are 3 reasons we feel home care will help you live a happier life as you age. Familiar surroundings Getting assistance and treatment at home in familiar surroundings […]