He’s young, he’s a talented musician, and he’s excited to be selected by the members of ACH Group’s Sing for Joy choirs as their new director.
September is Dementia Awareness Month – a campaign run by Dementia Australia. Dementia Awareness Month aims to encourage Australian’s to become aware of dementia and all its different forms, and gain a greater understanding of what it’s like for someone living with dementia.
For many people, retirement is a new and exciting stage of life where you can relax after years of hard work, take part in a range of social activities or travel around the world. How you want to spend your retirement is the first thing we think of, but a question that is just as important is where to spend retirement.
You’d be hard pressed to find a more resilient couple than Gay and Ken Fleming. Married for 46 years, the pair has endured more than their fair share of heartache.
If you or your loved one are beginning to think about the move into residential aged care and are looking for the best ways to fund this, selling property may be an option for you.
Marie Furrugia lost the last of her four grandparents earlier this year. Having adored them deeply, she wanted to ensure that her own daughter and son experienced this special bond. As the owner of a Childcare centre, Marie found a solution that would benefit her children, their peers and enrich the lives of older persons in her community.
One of the oldest standing buildings in the Northern Beaches last week celebrated its 50th anniversary of providing quality care to the elderly.
Having a regular event to go to every week does a lot for someone’s mental health. Especially for the elderly who feel isolated.
One Australian is diagnosed with dementia every six minutes, and the problem is only getting worse because of Australia’s ageing population. Not-for-profit organisation, Villa Maria Catholic Homes, has spent the past 12 months introducing the person-centred Montessori practice to support people living with dementia at its residential aged care communities across Victoria.
Four free information sessions, operated by Aged Care provider SummitCare will be held at Liverpool Library every Tuesday throughout the month of September from 10:30am until 12:00pm. Located at 170 George Street in Liverpool, the four free sessions are set with the theme of understanding your choices, maintaining control and enhancing your health when working through the ageing processes.
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