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Tracey Silvester
Tracey Silvester Jun 22, 2018

Laughter is the best medicine

In this episode of Grey Matters, Tracey and Ben discuss the importance of laughter as we age. Social interaction is important for all of us at all stages of our lives and research is now showing us just how important it is for older people. Loneliness can have far-reaching health impacts and can have a worse impact on people than smoking or obesity. Find out how to avoid this with tips on adding social interaction, friendships and laughter into your...
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Tracey Silvester

Tracey Silvester

Executive Manager, Envigor Home Care

Tracey is the Executive Manager of Envigor Home Care. She has more than 25 years experience as a registered nurse and has worked in senior positions in Queensland Health. Having worked with many of the major not-for-profit organisations and as a consultant to the community and aged care sectors, not-for-profit organisations and private aged care, Tracey has first-hand experience and valued insight in to the aged and home care system.

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Tracey Silvester
Tracey Silvester Jun 16, 2018

Benefits of community living

In this episode of Grey Matters, Tracey and Ben discuss the benefits of aged care community living. Community living has some distinct differences and benefits compared to living in your own home or a residential aged care facility. Tracey explains how aged care community living is like a village within a village and how the Seasons model aims to support people to live the age they are inside… whatever age that may be! To listen to the podcast - press the 'play'...
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Tracey Silvester
Tracey Silvester Jun 8, 2018

Taking the first step into aged care

Taking the first step into aged care can be a daunting experience. In this episode of Grey Matters, Tracey Silvester chats to Ben Davis about how to get started. When it comes to having the aged care conversation with mum and dad, how should you approach the subject and what are the dos and don’ts when talking to your parents about a move to aged care. To listen to the podcast - press the 'play' button below. [audio mp3="https://hellocaremail.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/TAKING-THE-FIRST-STEP.mp3"][/audio]...
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Tracey Silvester
Tracey Silvester Jun 1, 2018

Is the aged care system really in crisis?

You only need to turn on the television or pick up a newspaper and you’ll read a negative story about aged care in the media. But should you believe everything you read and see? In this episode of Grey Matters, Tracey and Ben discuss if the aged care system is really in crisis and what the real issues around aged care are. To listen to the podcast - press the play button below. [audio mp3="https://hellocaremail.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/FAKE-NEWS-edit.mp3"][/audio] Key points...
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