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Dementia prevention in our hands

By on Wednesday, April 9, 2014

If the current generations of young people take better care of themselves we could see a decline in the numbers of people developing dementia, a recent report shows.

Released today by Alzheimer’s Australia and the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing, ‘Is the Incidence of Dementia Declining?' looks at several European studies compiled recently that suggest preventative health measures, such as limiting alcohol consumption and staying physically active, could make a significant contribution to reducing the risk of dementia.

“I suppose I’m pretty good for my age”

By on Monday, April 7, 2014

Age truly is just a number for 90-year-old Rona Panos, who still dances, bowls and volunteers her time helping others.

Mrs Panos lives independently in a unit of Amana Living - Wearne Village, which she maintains herself on top of her ongoing duties as member of several clubs and institutions.

Online presence extends reach for aged care provider

By on Friday, April 4, 2014

Residential and home care provider SummitCare has launched a more user-friendly website in an effort to better communicate their core values and services to the public.

The new website is optimised for smartphones and tablets as well as desktop computers.

New-look courtyard brings aged care community together

By on Tuesday, April 1, 2014

The green thumbs and budding artists of BlueCross Broughtonlea have been working hard to give their central courtyard a brand new look.

Yesterday afternoon they were able to sit back and admire their handiwork as the Mayor of Whitehorse Sharon Ellis joined BlueCross Broughtonlea staff and residents for the official opening of the new space.

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