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Hampton, VIC 3188 Australia

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The National Ageing Research Institute (NARI) has for the past four decades been bringing research to life to improve health outcomes and aged care practice as well as to guide policy to invest in solutions for positive ageing for Australia’s...
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Tapestry is the first social media platform designed for seniors and their families. Using www.tapestry.net or Tapestry mobile app, you can share photos and messages with your family members. It’s very easy, even for those who rarely use computer. News...
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An informed and credible consumer voice in health in Victoria and fostered meaningful partnerships between health consumers and the Victorian health sector. Provide training and support to health services and health-related organisations to advance consumer participation and patient centred care Support consumers on...
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Carers provide care and support to family members and friends who have a disability, mental illness, chronic condition, terminal illness or who is an older person with care needs. They work closely with government and other support organisations to improve...
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Medicare is the universal health system in Australia. Medicare pays for some medical procedures and medicines. https://www.humanservices.gov.au/individuals/medicare...
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Hepatitis Victoria is the peak not-for-profit community organisation working across the state for people affected by or at risk of viral hepatitis. You can learn more about liver health, learn about preventing liver disease, track your health using their app,...
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Diabetes Victoria helps you with adjustments in your lifestyle related to diabetes. They have information on nutrition, travel recommendations, support groups, etc. They even have a recipe of the month! Learn more here: https://www.diabetesvic.org.au/?rdr=y#...
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This support group has a helpline for people with chronic pain. You can call and speak with someone from 7am to 7pm. The helpline is a free service run by volunteer staff who live or have previously lived with chronic pain...
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Healthdirect is a great Australian government site covering all aspects of our health (not just the elderly).  Ir provides a symptom checker, medicine information and even a service finder.   https://www.healthdirect.gov.au/...
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When you’re in or witness an emergency, call 000 (or 112 from your mobile) and then ask for Police, Ambulance or Fire depending on what the most pressing need is....
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