At Helping Hand, we hear you
Over seven decades, we’ve learned a lot about how ageing impacts people and their families.
This series explores the highs and the lows of getting older, sharing those inner thoughts that often go unspoken.
The following year
The family is together for a joyful Christmas day but Martin starts pushing for hard decisions to be made when he sees the progression of his Mum’s dementia.Next episode Learn about residential care
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Episode 1 A day like today
Jolanta is struggling to hang out the washing, Richard watches on and ponders how he can fix the sit...
Episode 2 A first step
Richard and Jolanta warm to Ramona as she helps lighten the load around the house. When Richard's kn...
Episode 3 An unexpected event
A crisis strikes out of nowhere and leaves the family scrambling to make decisions. Alina and Martin...
Episode 5 Next spring
Jolanta and Richard have settled into their new lives after an emotional transition....
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Browse our resources to help you and your family navigate ageing, together.
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Learn more about respite care
Respite care helps to take the load off of carers, either as a short stay in one of our care homes, or in your own home or community.Read more
Watch behind the scenes
The cast share their own personal stories about ageing and aged care.