Women: the CEO’s of the household

The following is a portion of my presentation at the GADAA event, Women and Dementia: A Global Challenge event last Thursday! When diagnosed with dementia, women experience stigma, discrimination, sexism (that exists everywhere, not just because of dementia) and if diagnosed younger, then we also experience the ageism attached to having what is perceived to be an ‘older…

Choosing the right home care provider…

Seven steps to help you choose the right home care provider First published February 27, 2017 12.29pm AEDT, written by Associate Professor Lee-Fay Low, for The Conversation.   Older people needing extra help to live at home, whether that’s help with bathing, gardening, transport or physiotherapy, now have greater choice when it comes to the types…