A new activity at Catholic Healthcare Jemalong Residential Village in Forbes is proving very popular. Every Sunday afternoon a group of 20 plus residents are meeting to chat, have a glass of a favourite tipple, and discuss poetry.
Residents at Mercy Health’s aged care homes across Victoria have kicked off the festive season with dinners, carols and even a visit from a surprise ‘reindeer’.
The summer holidays are traditionally a time for families and friends to gather together but for people living with dementia, their families and carers, the time can be fun but challenging. To help make the most of the holidays, Dementia Australia has some tips to support people impacted by this disease.
Mercy Place Mont Clare chefs Aldie Gonzales and Savvas Sidiropoulos are fully aware that Christmas is all about family, religious reflections and festivities, but the dedicated Mercy Health staff members will also be focused on ensuring seniors at the not-for-profit aged care home have the most delicious food possible on 25 December.
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