HELPFUL LINKS

Paraplegia

(See Spinal Cord Injury)


Palliative Care

Australian Government My Aged Care website - Palliative Care
http://www.myagedcare.gov.au/end-life-care/palliative-care

Palliative Care Australia website - representing interests and aspirations of all who share the ideal of quality care at the end of life
http://www.palliativecare.org.au

Palliative Care Australia website - service search directory and information about these services
http://pallcare.gky.com.au/c/pc?a=apps&ap=bd

Advance Care Planning website - a series of steps you can take to help you plan for your future health care   
http://advancecareplanning.org.au

National Palliative Care program information and resources - Department of Health website
http://www.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/Content/Palliative+Care-1 


Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s Australia website representing all of the state organisations that offer support to people with Parkinson’s disease
http://www.parkinsons.org.au

The Shake It Up Australia Foundation website
https://shakeitup.org.au

Parkinson’s Victoria website information on Parkinson’s Disease
http://www.parkinsons-vic.org.au/html/s01_home/home.asp?dsb=12

Fact Sheet on Parkinson’s Disease - Better Health Channel website
http://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/bhcv2/bhcarticles.nsf/pages/Parkinson's_disease_explained


Pension 

Australian Government Human Services website - Age Pension income support
http://www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/services/centrelink/age-pension

Your Life Choices website - information about the Age Pension
http://www.yourlifechoices.com.au/government/pension/age-pension

Australian Securities and Investment Commission Moneysmart website Super and Age Pension Calculator
https://www.moneysmart.gov.au/tools-and-resources/calculators-and-tools/super-and-pension-age-calculator 


Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS)

Official online source for information on your PBS - Department of Health website
http://www.pbs.gov.au/pbs/home

Australian Government Human Services website - the PBS, helping to cover the cost of a wide range of prescription medicines
http://www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/services/medicare/pharmaceutical-benefits-scheme 


Physical Activity

Information on Physical Activity for older adults - Healthdirect Australia website
http://www.healthdirect.gov.au/article/physical-activity-guidelines-older-adults 


Probus

Probus South Pacific website
http://www.probussouthpacific.org
(See also Community Organisations) 


Prostate Cancer

(See Cancer) 


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