News & Events

Joyride in WWII Plane to Celebrate 100 Years

on Friday, April 27, 2018

A joyride through the clouds in an open cockpit World War II biplane was an exhilarating way to start the day for Ken Tunley. A resident at Vasey RSL Care Bundoora, Ken was presented with a boarding pass for the specially commissioned flight to celebrate his 100th birthday. 

Northbridge Resident “Thrilled” After Receiving War Memorabilia 75 Years After Being Sent

on Friday, April 27, 2018

Catholic Healthcare resident Janette Robertson got the surprise of her life this week when a parcel was delivered to her 75 years after it was originally sent.

Narangba's First Aged Care Home Welcomes Residents

on Friday, April 27, 2018

Narangba Aged Care opened its doors earlier this month, welcoming seniors from the local community to the first aged care home in town. This brand new aged care residence provides residents with permanent accommodation, care and support if they are no longer able to live independently in their own homes.

Doreen, 100, Reflects on Gallipoli Veteran, ‘Uncle Les’

on Thursday, April 26, 2018

Anzac Day holds a special significance for Mrs Doreen Pope (100) of Oakbank, as she remembers her Uncle Les, a returned serviceman who fought – and survived – at Gallipoli.

ANZAC Day Connects 90-year-old Resident in Comradery

on Tuesday, April 24, 2018

ANZAC Day is an important day for many Australians, but every year it is particularly important for 90year-old veteran and Mercy Place Parkville resident, Jenny O’Neill. 

‘Gnome’ More Funny Business!

on Tuesday, April 24, 2018

When Resthaven Westbourne Park resident, Mrs Weronika McMerrick, saw that the site garden gnomes were looking a little tired, she decided to do something about it.

Auschwitz Survivor Moved by Anzac Day Honour

on Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Anzac Day means different things to different people. Frank Smolen, who turns 100 in October, survived Auschwitz. When Nazi Germany occupied his country, Frank joined the Polish Resistance. He spent about three years in this infamous concentration camp after the Gestapo discovered his allegiance to the resistance.

Vietnam Veteran to Proudly Lead His First March

on Monday, April 23, 2018

Vietnam veteran Robert Filmer will proudly attend his first Anzac Day march this year, thanks to a joint initiative between RSL Victoria, RACV Victoria and Uniting AgeWell.

Brand New Wallsend Manor Aged Care Provides New Options for Local Seniors

on Monday, April 23, 2018

The superb Wallsend Manor Aged Care officially opened it's doors on Wednesday 4th April, providing the local community with a brand new aged care home offering local seniors state of the art care and accommodation. 

All Aboard for Freedom’s Tropical Cruise Ship Party

on Friday, April 20, 2018

Last week, residents from Freedom Aged Care Doncaster enjoyed a tropical cruise ship party as a special social event organised by Freedom's on-site community team.

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