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Good nutrition is vital for post-surgery or illness recovery

Good nutrition is vital for post-surgery or illness recovery

During most of our lives, we have been taught to eat well, yet this can be difficult when dealing with challenges such as ill-health or post-surgery recovery, especially as we age. From personal experience, I can vouch for how quickly an elderly person loses muscle mass after surgery. This is because, being bed-bound, you don’t move much, nor do you eat enough, often due to a lack of appetite

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Why do people care so much?

Why do people care so much?

This week is National Carers Week 13-19 October 2019 to raise awareness and to applaud the work our unpaid carers do, day in, day out 24/7. They care for so many different reasons, and at any time in any of our lives, we too can become instant unpaid carers.

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Brisbane to Host Care Expo 2019

Brisbane to Host Care Expo 2019

During the first week of October, on Friday the 4th and Saturday 5th, the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre will be hosting the 2nd annual Care Expo. With the support of Australian Events, the NDIS and the Exhibition and Event Association of Australia, the expo was hugely successful last year being the first of its kind for Queensland.

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The Sandwich Generation

The Sandwich Generation

As our senior population grows in Australia, a new generation of young adults are faced with individuals that are ‘sandwiched' between aging parents and adult children. Therefore, being quite literally referred to as ‘the sandwich generation'. Providing emotional and financial support to both their children and their parents simultaneously.

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Thank You to Our Seniors for their Ongoing Support

Thank You to Our Seniors for their Ongoing Support

With Seniors Week upon us, all of the team at Gourmet Meals would like to thank our seniors for their ongoing support and the important role they play in the community.

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Reducing the Cost of Living for Seniors

Reducing the Cost of Living for Seniors

Since the new legislation changes were made to the Government Home Care Package Program earlier this year, funds can now be allocated to meal delivery services. A senior’s weekly budget can be put in place and a government subsidy is paid in conjunction with that, provided the company is health accredited.

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A preferred supplier for aged care providers

A preferred supplier for aged care providers

On 27th February of this year, changes were made to the program giving people the ability to allocate funds to meal delivery services, and, to choose which company they would like to go with as long as it is health accredited.

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