News & Events

ACSA National Aged Care Open Day: June 19

on Friday, June 5, 2015

On June 19 2015, ACSA members and the wider aged care sector will join in with organisations in the United Kingdom, Malta and South Africa to promote and showcase the work of aged care providers.

Eight Photos of Elderly Couples That Will Make You Smile

on Thursday, June 4, 2015

These eight photos of elderly couples are guaranteed to put a smile on your face.

Cartoons Offer an Important Message for Carers

on Wednesday, June 3, 2015

A new animated series created by the University of Sydney and Alzheimer’s Australia NSW uses cartoons to deliver a serious message about how to care for loved ones with dementia. 

Living with Australia’s Most Widespread Chronic Health Problem

on Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Juniper and Asthma Foundation WA are holding a free information session for seniors on asthma and other linked chronic respiratory conditions. 

UnitingCare Ageing Open Day – Friday 19 June

on Wednesday, June 3, 2015

One man’s vision to showcase the warmth and love he felt at a residential care service overseas has turned into an international movement which aims to shake up the perception of the aged care industry.

Senior Citizen Street Art

on Tuesday, June 2, 2015

LATA 65 is a Portuguese initiative that has been developed with an aim to bring older and younger generations together using art. The group promotes positive ageing and wants the world to see that age is just a number. 

Changes to Community Services - From 1st July 2015

on Tuesday, June 2, 2015

To remain living in the family home, and to retain a sense of independence with home comforts and familiarity, is central to many people’s wellbeing.

This is why Southern Cross Care (SA&NT) provides home care services among the many other services and programs into the broader community. They ensure people who need help with personal care and general support to maintain a comfortable living environment at their own home, are supported to remain in their own home for as long as possible.

BlueCross Opens State-of-the-Art Aged Care Hub

on Monday, June 1, 2015

Last month, BlueCross unveiled a brand new, state-of-the-art aged care hub in Vermont South. Conveniently located close to public transport, shopping and restaurants, Livingstone Gardens offers residents permanent, respite and dementia specific care. 

Quality On Display for Aged Care in WA

on Monday, June 1, 2015

On 20 May 2015, aged care provider Bethanie hosted its inaugural 'Quality Showcase' at the University of Western Australia Club. The showcase brought together aged care and retirement living providers, researchers and industry experts to share news of aged care excellence.

Photographer Spends Two Years Pretending to be an Elderly Woman: Here's What She Learned

on Friday, May 29, 2015

Not many people would intentionally make themselves look older, but this is exactly what photographer Kyoko Hamada, 42, has done to learn what life will feel like when she's an elderly woman.

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