June 17, 2019

Three ways to work through sentimental clutter

By Cameron Early, Managing Director at Golden Years Home Transitions, our Lead Home Transition Professionals at Heather Hill Pathways. It’s relatively easy to throw out the old fondue set we never use, or get rid of clothing three sizes too small, but how do we let go of the possessions that […]
June 12, 2019
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I went to an aged care facility – and this is what I saw

By Brian Herd, Partner at CRH Law, our Lead Legal Professionals at Heather Hill Pathways. I had been asked to see a single, elderly man who , following a fall at his home of over 30 years, had been, as they say, ‘placed’ in the facility, some one week before, by […]
September 16, 2018
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When it comes to aged care – speed is of the essence!

By Brian Herd, Partner at CRH Law, our Lead Legal Professionals at Heather Hill Pathways. If you’re a current full age pensioner and you need to consider moving into residential aged care, here is a salutary story about not dilly dallying when it comes to getting into action mode. We all […]
November 29, 2017
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From home to hospital to …?

By Brian Herd, Partner at CRH Law, our Lead Legal Professionals at Heather Hill Pathways. This might sound familiar to some of you –”Your mum’s had a fall, she’s in hospital and she can’t go home” We suspect those words are often said each day by hospital staff to family members. […]
November 7, 2017

The Nursing Home is Forcing Dad to Move into a Shared Room!

By Heather Hill, Lead Nursing Specialist at Heather Hill Pathways. We recently had a family contact us when the nursing home their father was staying at had moved him from his single room to a shared room with another resident.  The nursing home had told the family at the time […]
September 11, 2017

More than just a move…

By Cameron Early, Managing Director at Golden Years Home Transitions, our Lead Home Transition Professionals at Heather Hill Pathways. Meeting clients for the first time often requires tissues. No matter who made the decision, it is while sitting in the lounge room with a cup of tea in front of us, that […]
August 24, 2017

Toowoomba Seniors Expo

Heather and Helen Heather Hill along with Helen (our Pathways Coordinator) and Leon (our Toowoomba based Pathways Facilitator) had a wonderful day at the Toowoomba Seniors Expo as part of Queensland Seniors Week.  Thank you for welcoming us so warmly Toowoomba! Leon and Heather
August 23, 2017

Keep your spouse close but your parents closer

By Brian Herd, Partner at CRH Law, our Lead Legal Professionals at Heather Hill Pathways. For all those baby boomers embarking on a long and sustained period of well-deserved and well-saved for later life pleasure (also known as ‘retiring’ ‘withdrawing’, ‘going away’, ‘leaving’ or ‘retreating’), – stop – think again – […]
May 9, 2017

Calling all Boomers – So you want to be your Parent’s Carer?

By Brian Herd, Partner at CRH Law, our Lead Legal Professionals at Heather Hill Pathways. We do a lot of work in the area of family arrangements involving adult children providing care to, or for, their parent/s.  It is on the rise and likely to exponentially increase as we live longer […]