Resources

Evergreen Life Care is a community based not-for-profit organisation, located in the heart of the Central Coast. Our Retirement Village and Aged Care lodge delivers quality lifestyle, care and support services for our residents. View our collection of helpful resources below, and contact our friendly team if you are interested in learning more or would like support while looking at care options for yourself, or a loved one. 

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What’s the difference between aged care and retirement living?

If you’re beginning to search for retirement villages or aged care options for yourself or a loved one, it can be overwhelming. It’s important to consider the level of care you require or are expecting, what services you are looking for, and to understand the difference between retirement living and aged care. In this article,

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What is the ACAT assessment process?

If you’re starting to search for aged care or respite care for yourself or a loved one, you may have come across the term “ACAT Assessment”.  ACAT stands for The Aged Care Assessment Team (ACAT), which assesses the needs of older people. It can then make recommendations for government-funded care and support including aged care

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Support for carers of those with dementia

If you are caring for a loved one with dementia, you understand how fulfilling, yet challenging it can be. Carers often have an increased risk of depression, stress and burn out. As we all know, it’s hard to pour from an empty cup. So how can you take care of yourself, whilst taking care of

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Respite care – what is it and when should you use it?

If you, or a loved one, need a short break and some extra care, you may be looking for suitable respite care within aged care. You’ll no doubt have a lot of questions about respite care. Let us share some insight into residential respite with Evergreen Life Care.  What is respite care? Respite care, sometimes

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How do I find the best retirement living provider?

Nearing retirement and dreaming of your new home and lifestyle? Retirement can be an exciting phase of life, but also a stressful one. Especially when there’s so many factors to consider when looking for the best retirement living provider.  What to look for in a retirement living provider The best retirement living villages offer both

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How do I find the best residential aged care provider?

There’s a lot to consider when finding the right residential aged care provider for your loved one. Evergreen Life Care can help make the process easier.  If you haven’t already, the first step is to get in touch with the Australian Government’s Aged Care Assessment Team (ACAT) to have your needs reviewed. If ACAT determines

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How to live an Evergreen life in retirement

Nearing retirement? Now’s the time to start living again.  Retiring from work used to be perceived as a resting phase of life. But today, as we enjoy much longer life expectancy in Australia, older Aussies are embracing a new chapter: an opportunity to live life to its fullest.  In this blog, we share our expert

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