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Discrimination to be the focus of Dementia Action Week in September

on Friday, May 17, 2019

Discrimination experienced by people living with dementia, their families and carers will be the focus of this year’s national Dementia Action Week*, 16-22 September. Dementia Australia CEO, Maree McCabe said the annual national awareness campaign will be centred around a national survey to inform and increase our understanding of the experiences and perspectives around discrimination, and what can be done to bring about positive change.  

Bunnings Staff Help Residents to Smell the Mercyville Roses

on Thursday, May 16, 2019

Volunteers from Bunnings Warehouse at Whitfords have transformed the neglected garden beds at a local not-for-profit aged care home into a tranquil area that both residents and staff can enjoy all year round.

New Owners Turn the First Sod Marking Start of Construction for Bethanie Esprit Cottages

on Thursday, May 16, 2019

Bethanie, one of Western Australia’s most recognised not-for-profit aged care and retirement living providers officially marked the start of construction of their latest retirement living project, Bethanie Esprit Cottages, at an official event on Monday 13th May 2019.

Braemar at Bicton Progresses Hand In Hand with Community

on Thursday, May 16, 2019

Community feedback has helped to shape the building designs for the development of Braemar Presbyterian Care’s planned new residential aged care facility and care suites, to be located at its Bicton location.

Narangba Aged Care Celebrates First Birthday

on Wednesday, May 15, 2019

The residents and staff at Narangba Aged Care recently celebrated their first birthday with an old-fashioned birthday party. Residents, family, staff and friends were all in attendance for the special day.

Respite Care: The Simple Solution Saving Australian Families

on Wednesday, May 15, 2019

If your elderly parents needed support after time spent in hospital or a fall at home, would you be able to care for them? It’s impossible to know what your life will look like as you age, but it’s probable that at some point the health system will play a vital role in your well-being. The people who care for you can make a tremendous impact, whether it be a routine check-up or a medical emergency.

Upgraded Facilities at MannaCare Officially Opened

on Wednesday, May 15, 2019

MannaCare has celebrated the opening of its upgraded facility.  On Thursday 9th May the upgraded areas were officially opened by the Hon Kevin Andrews MP, Federal Member for Menzies.

Volunteers Dig in For New Community Garden

on Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Two volunteers are sharing their love of gardening with residents of ACH Group residential care home Milpara at Rostrevor with a community garden they established in January.

15 Positive Quotes About Ageing

on Tuesday, May 14, 2019

What's not to love about a good quote? They're little snippets of bigger ideas that motivate us to move more, inspire us to give back and even make us laugh out loud. But in a world where the word 'ageing' is often paired with 'anti', quotes that put a positive spin on the completely normal process of getting older are worth their weight in gold. Brightwater Care recently shared some of their favourites. 

Braemar Residents Sail Away As Part of Enrichment Program

on Monday, May 13, 2019

Residents at Braemar Cooinda cast off on a nostalgic journey this month, when a maritime historian and internationally published author presents 'A Photographic History of Orient Line' as part of Braemar’s enrichment program.

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