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IRT Group Marks 50 Years of Helping People Age with Dignity

on Monday, November 18, 2019

Illawarra-based retirement living and aged-care provider IRT Group turned 50 last week. To mark the 50th anniversary, celebrations were held across the organisation’s 31 retirement villages, 21 aged care centres and six home care hubs located throughout NSW, South East Queensland and the ACT.

Tut Takes Top Prize at HESTA Aged Care Awards

on Friday, November 15, 2019

Fronditha Care’s Khoryom ‘Tut’ Nyoun will donate his $10,000 prize money from the HESTA Aged Care awards to help his South Sudanese community pay for schooling to enter the aged care industry. 

mecwacare Joins Giving Tuesday to 'Seal the Deal' for Residents Living with Dementia

on Friday, November 15, 2019

mecwacare, a not-for-profit aged care and disability services provider, will be taking part in Giving Tuesday to raise funds for PARO therapeutic seals in their residential aged care centres.

First Steps Taken for New Braemar Homes

on Friday, November 15, 2019

The concrete has been poured during the first stage of construction work for the new block of independent living units which are being built at Challenger Place in Melville by Braemar Presbyterian Care.

Aged Care Providers Rally Together

on Thursday, November 14, 2019

The true Aussie spirit of helping others in times of need shone through this week when aged care providers in north west Sydney rallied together as the threat of bushfires became all too real. 

Errol’s Chicken Curry Wins The 2019 Big Bethanie Bake Off

on Thursday, November 14, 2019

After a big morning cooking in front of a live audience at Have a Go Day, Bethanie, Western Australia’s most recognised not-for-profit aged care and retirement living provider is excited to announce the winners of the 2019 Big Bethanie Bake Off.

Back by Popular Demand: Opera on the Green Returns to St Brigid's Green This December

on Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Join Greengate for a black tie twilight spectacular of Venetian Opera. The annual event will showcase superb talents performing opera from classical to Broadway on the Village Green at St Brigid's Green Retirement Village. Entry will be free with hors d’oeuvres and refreshments provided.

Arcare Parkwood Opens its Doors and the History Books as QLD’s First-Ever LGBTI Aged Care Residence

on Wednesday, November 13, 2019

A crowd of over 650 people came to discover Queensland’s first-ever LGBTI aged care residence by Arcare. The open day featured live music from Diddly Squat Band and gelato and coffee vans from local businesses. Visitors also enjoyed professional physio massages, culinary talks and guided tours around the newly built residence.

Music and Nostalgia is in the Air for Westcourt Seniors

on Tuesday, November 12, 2019

The sound of music was heard at a popular not-for-profit aged care home in Westcourt last week.

Buyers Already Snapping Up Retirement Living Units at The Oasis

on Tuesday, November 12, 2019

While construction is about to start on The Oasis – a new architect-designed retirement village in Peakhurst – units in the village have been selling off-the-plan for some time and a large number have already been purchased by buyers, keen to retire at this highly-anticipated village.

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