Joan and Ron Wellington have been married for 74 years and are just as happy today as the day they met. They are one of four couples now living in Amana Living’s Lesmurdie care facility.
A unique and inspiring crowdfunding campaign was launched today by the Arts Health Institute. They hope to raise $26’000 by March 10th to help fund performances of a new dance work by Eileen Kramer.
Valentine’s Day was extra special this year for Benetas Lovell House resident June Little and her husband of 66 years Ian.
The couple celebrated Valentine’s Day with a beautiful high tea hosted by the Caulfield North aged care facility, with Ian arriving on the day with a bunch of red roses for his wife.
This photo series by Chinese photographer Gao Rongguo, was put together to highlight the physical differences in ageing between sets of identical twins.
Each set of twins is over the age of 50 and grew up with exactly the same upbringing and family life, but as they have aged, their physical features have changed dramatically.
When left alone for a while, people with Alzheimer’s have a tendency to wander. They get up and walk around aimlessly, creating unnecessary stress for family and caregivers who have to keep up with them.
At 109 years old, Alfred ‘Alfie’ Date is Australia’s oldest man. Living in a retirement home on the New South Wales Central Coast, Alfie was asked by two nurses to help make the sweaters – putting his 80 years of knitting skills to good use.
Many people know that learning to play a musical instrument as a young child benefits cognitive development and health of the developing brain. But what about learning to play a musical instrument as an adult?
Tall Trees Communities are pleased to invite you to their Aged Care Information Forum: Understanding The Move To Care, to be held at the Tall Trees Rochedale Care Community, 28 Sunningdale Avenue, Rochedale from 2:00pm on Tuesday 17th February 2015.
Hosted by Phil Usher, Co-Founder of Tall Trees Care Communities, three keynote speakers will be presenting on the areas of the decision making process that people often need most help with understanding.
Choosing a real estate agent to sell your home can be a daunting, stressful and time consuming process. For families exploring aged care options for a loved one, the task of selling a property becomes all the more challenging. Quite often, a family may not live in the same area as their elderly family member, which further compounds the anxiety of having to select the best real estate agent. Understandably, the task can quickly become overwhelming.
This is where organisations such as Agent Select offer a compelling service. Agent Select is a 100% free service that removes the stress, anxiety and considerable time involved in selecting the best performing real estate agent to sell your property.
Aurrum in Brunswick hosted Karen Martini on Tuesday February 3rd, where she conducted the first of her Masterclasses with Aurrum’s head chef and kitchen team to rain them on the preparation of a selection of menu items planned to be served across all Aurrum facilities.
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