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The home of support when you are caring for someone who has a life-limiting illness or is elderly and frail.

Every day, thousands of Australians are caring for a loved one through the last stages of life. Not medical professionals. Ordinary people. Sons, daughters, mothers, fathers. Family and friends. If you’re one of them – or are considering it – welcome. It’s a wonderful thing you’re doing.

LifeCircle is here to support you, by bringing experience and information into one place. Here you can talk to an experienced guide, listen to other people’s stories, find resources to assist you, ask general questions or just read. Our goal is to help you have more time to share – when it really matters.

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It can be hard to know how to care for someone through the last stages of life. To help you, we’ve gathered useful information and links into one place.

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All our guides have cared personally for people through the last stages of life. They can give you free one-on-one support, at a time that suits you.

Alia’s story

Alia's story

Alia cared for her mother at home because she doesn’t want her to be moved to a nursing home....

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Kat’s story

Kat's story

Katriona moved back home to help care for her dad after he was diagnosed with lung cancer....

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Col’s story

Col's story

Col cared for his wife Sonya who suffered from a rare lung condition for several years....

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Rose’s story

Rose's story

Rose's partner, Steve, died at the age of 67. 3 years after diagnosed with Bowel Cancer....

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Dale’s Story

Dale's Story

Dale cared for his wife, Alicia, 36, who is terminally ill with a rare gastrointestinal cancer....

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Beate’s story

Beate's story

Beate Steller cared for her mother, who died from pancreatic cancer at age 74....

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Geraldine’s story

Geraldine's story

Geraldine cared for her daughter, Lisa, who died at the age of 34 from stomach cancer....

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Jan’s story as a LifeCircle guide

Jan's story as a LifeCircle guide

"Dying has become a taboo topic in our society, we often don't know what question to ask."...

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