Government

Living Independently

Everyone expects to live independently at home and take part in the things they love. For seniors, this is a time in life to enjoy family, socialise and spend time in the garden. For many seniors though this expectation can fall short if they need support to undertake daily household activities. Whilst seniors have received…

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TOUGH NEW RULES FOR FINANCIAL ADVISERS “A LONG WAY OFF”

NEWS ANALYSIS COMPILED BY JOHN McNAMEE Despite the shock waves of the Commonwealth Bank rip-off scandal and other financial disasters still reverberating, the Federal Government has not exactly galloped to the rescue. Thousands of pensioners are still reeling from the shock of losing millions of dollars of their nest-egg investments due to the slack policing…

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Aged Care & Dementia

The primary reason many families seek to place their relatives into Aged Care facilities is the fear of leaving them home alone. Many support workers identified this fear of leaving dementia sufferers alone at home as the number one issue when caring for people at home. According to recent studies the most noticeable symptoms of…

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Is that a Government I see before me?

Is that a Government I see before me?

GO FOR IT! … with John McNamee Don’t look now, but are you getting the impression someone’s trying to run the country? Believe me, I’m the last one to place any faith in our country’s leaders. But over the past few months, and particularly since the so-called horror Federal Budget, the Government seems to be…

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The sorry state of our country’s so called leaders

The sorry state of our country’s so called leaders

A disillusioned John McNamee discovers there’s only one “honest” politician and he’s a disgraceful satyr and lecher!! Every time election year comes around I start running the ruler over the current crop of our politicians. And when I reflect back over the past term of Parliament, there hasn’t been much to inspire the national spirit…

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OUR NURSES SUFFER ‘SLAVE LABOUR’ WAGES!

OUR NURSES SUFFER ‘SLAVE LABOUR’ WAGES!

SPECIAL ANALYSIS BY JOHN McNAMEE Aged care nurses are operating under virtual slave labour wages and being treated as the lowest-ranked professionals. And as long as this appalling situation remains, the overall care of the elderly will remain inadequate. This was the grim revelation recently of National Seniors chairman Everald Compton, who made a call…

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