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Byron Shire Respite Service

Caring for people for over 20 years in the Byron, Ballina and Lismore Shires …
”Positive ageing is related to the creation of an age friendly community. That is creating a community which facilitates older people’s participation and involvement. It recognises the vital roles ageing people play as family members carers volunteers neighbours, workers and consumers. Positive ageing is also about how we, as a community, value our older citizens. Other terms used interchaneably with positive ageing are ‘ageing well’, ‘successful ageing’, ‘productive ageing’, or ‘active ageing”. (Source Byron Shire Council Positive Ageing Strategy 2012-2016)

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