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Uncertainty and Aged Care

Grief, loss and uncertainty go hand-in-hand. As we age, we are more likely to experience losses and stressors such as the death of a partner or friend, declining mental and physical health, dependency on others or a lowered ability to engage in enjoy

Uncertainty and Aged Care
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Aged Care COVID-19 Fact Sheets - Vietnamese

The Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement publishes fact sheets in a wide range of community languages.

Aged Care COVID-19 Fact Sheets - Vietnamese
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Older adults - When Grief won't heal

Grieving is the natural and inevitable human response to loss. After a significant loss we may feel like life has less meaning or we may struggle to find purpose in our existence. Bereavement is a common experience for older adults.

Older adults - When Grief won't heal
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Aged Care COVID-19 Fact Sheets - Arabic

The Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement publishes fact sheets in a wide range of community languages.

Aged Care COVID-19 Fact Sheets - Arabic
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Aged Care COVID-19 Fact Sheets - Chinese Simplified

The Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement publishes fact sheets in a wide range of community languages.

Aged Care COVID-19 Fact Sheets - Chinese Simplified
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Resilience and Aged Care

As we age, we are more likely to experience bereavement resulting from multiple deaths as well as non-death related grief and loss. We may experience losses such as a decline in our mental and physical health, loss of memory, loss of home as we kno

Resilience and Aged Care
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Aged Care COVID-19 Fact Sheets - Greek

The Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement publishes fact sheets in a wide range of community languages.

Aged Care COVID-19 Fact Sheets - Greek
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What is Trauma in Older Adults

Broadly, trauma is ‘a subjective psychological, emotional and physical response to a deeply distressing or disturbing event or series of events’.

What is Trauma in Older Adults
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Loneliness & Social Isolation

Loneliness is the feeling of being alone, regardless of the amount of social contact. Loneliness can affect us socially, emotionally and on an existential level. Social isolation is a lack of social connections

Loneliness & Social Isolation
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Copy of Transitioning into aged care for older adults

Moving from a family home onto Residential aged care (RAC) is a major life transition for older people. It can be difficult and stressful for all involved, and there is often grief and loss which accompanies change as we age.

Copy of Transitioning into aged care for older adults

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