Aged care residents become literary editors

A new program seeks to provide aged care residents with reading material, and the added stimulation of providing feedback to the writers. Pages for Wisdom pairs residents in aged care facilities with new and established writers, offering the opportunity for residents to provide feedback on works in progress.

Direct email marketing laws and how they affect your business

No business wants their marketing material to be considered spam mail. Companies put a lot of work into creating effective and engaging marketing campaigns, and they want those emails opened, read, and acted upon. Inevitably, some individuals on your email marketing list may not be interested in your goods and services anymore. This is fine, so long as they are given the option to stop receiving information from your company.

Design students help to make London suburb Dementia Friendly

During this year’s European summer, a cohort of engineering students from around the world participated in TEDI’s Summer School 2020. Their project? Developing new solutions to make Canada Water, an area of south-east London, a dementia friendly community.

Strategies for Success: how do great leaders start the day?

Success is more than just working hard from nine to five – it’s a mindset that begins as soon as your day does. A good morning routine can set you up for a more productive and less stressful day, allowing you to be more organised and make better decisions.

Moving online to keep moving: How aged care residents can keep exercising during lockdown

At the moment, exercise is just as vital as ever, especially for older people. Early evidence suggests that keeping fit and healthy may improve your resilience against the COVID-19 virus by boosting your overall immune system. But maintaining the same level of health and fitness becomes difficult when your exercise routine has been disrupted, and those who help facilitate it are no longer allowed to visit your home.

How print media is changing in 2020

2020 has seen some staples of the Australian print media landscape close down: from magazines with a national audience, to regional newspapers. The pressures placed on the industry by falling advertising revenue during the global coronavirus pandemic have been largely blamed for the losses of jobs and publications, but many printed publications have been struggling for longer than that.