Category Archives: carers

Caring can be good for carers, too

June 23, 2014
carers hands

Carers are often portrayed as saints and martyrs but this is not how Angela thinks of herself even though she spends 60 to 80 hours a week looking after her 90-year-old mother. “I feel I’m doing something meaningful with my …

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Category: carers, politics

Too many people dying in pain

August 12, 2013
dying at home google

The anger ordinary people feel about the modern way of dying came as a surprise to the researchers. No-one at the Council On The Ageing had quite expected it. When COTA surveyed 1600 people in NSW aged 50-plus recently on

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Category: carers, end-of-life