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Braemar Recognises Volunteer with Heart of Gold

on Thursday, October 18, 2018

Kirsten Alpers is the first to admit that volunteering is one of the best ways to find a job you love.

Braemar Takes Out Prestigious National Award

on Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Braemar Presbyterian Care has been awarded the Small Budget Marketing accolade in the 2018 Awards for Marketing Excellence, which were announced in Sydney on Wednesday 10 October as part of the Australian Marketing Institute Awards.

Seniors Take Centre Stage in the Redevelopment of Uniting Edinglassie Village Aged Care Home

on Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Uniting is set to revitalise aged care services in Emu Plains after receiving planning approval from Penrith City Council last week to redevelop its aged care home at Edinglassie Village.

Regional Carers Need More Support

on Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Feelings of isolation and loneliness are common among carers. Studies show these feelings are amplified in regional and remote areas, where support can be more difficult to find.

Crafty Seniors Prepare for Remembrance Day

on Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Staff at Mercy Place Mandurah are the first to admit that their senior residents love getting involved with craft projects — particularly if they contribute to their local community.

Freda Turns 100 With A Party and a Message from The Queen

on Monday, October 15, 2018

Freda Priestly, who attends Anglican Care’s Alkira Respite and Day Therapy Centre at Kilpatrick Court, celebrated her 100th birthday in style on Saturday 13th October, surrounded by her family and friends.

Learn About Retirement Living with Villa Maria Catholic Homes

on Monday, October 15, 2018

One of the great things about living in a retirement community is meeting new friends. That’s certainly the case for Betty and Nance who have become great friends since moving to Villa Maria Catholic Homes' Athelstan Retirement Apartments, in Camberwell.  They even volunteer together for the National Trust’s annual Vintage Clothing Sale.

Health Champion Is Victoria’s 2018 Senior of the Year

on Monday, October 15, 2018

Retired health professional, 79 year old Hamish Russell has taken out the prestigious 2018 Victorian Senior of the Year award for his volunteer work to improve health outcomes in Melbourne’s outer east. 

Carers’ voices heard during Carers Week

on Friday, October 12, 2018

Like most carers, sharing the difficulties of her role isn’t all that comfortable for Sheryl Phin. She and her husband Rod have cared for his mum, Val, aged 91, for the past nine years in their Kilsyth South home following her diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease.

Mercy Place Parkville Celebrates Intergenerational Friendships

on Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Friendship has no boundaries especially not age at Mercy Place Parkville in Melbourne. Residents and children from a local early learning centre have formed strong bonds by simply spending time together.

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