Today we are looking at how to make sure your fridge & freezers are working energy efficient. Fridges and freezers are the two appliances that are likely to be the highest consumers of power in your house and even more so in summer. They can make up 15% of your …Read More »
Want to participate in a research study “valuing those that care for people with dementia or Alzheimers Disease”?
Other information: What is the Aim of the Project? Support workers and informal caregivers are a vital part of the wellbeing of people as they age. Valuing and assisting this important group of workers is crucial. In this study we wish to find out about how and what makes support …Read More »
Olympics Captioning Have you tried out captioning? Captions can help those that struggle to hear the TV follow the action. It’s a free service, and it’s available on your TV right now. The Able captioning team are busy gearing up for our most exciting captioning event yet. Next week, 200 …Read More »
Do you have trouble hearing or seeing your TV? Do you find it hard to distinguish the dialogue from the background music? Do you find it hard to see what’s happening when the programme is dimly lit? Able offers two free services to help you follow your favourite programmes better, …Read More »
At a conservative estimate gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people make up ten percent of the population. Why do we not see ten percent of those living in aged care or accessing in home assistance identifying as LGBTI? Is it because they have friends and family who are …Read More »
Better Send Off Gail McJorrow Submarine Books RRP $29.95 My mother is coming to the last stages of Alzheimer’s, because the disease started when she was in her 50’s she was never able to discuss or write down her wishes after her passing. I recently asked my father what he wanted …Read More »