Christmas arrived a little early for elderly residents living at Braemar Presbyterian Care’s Cooinda home in Willagee last week, as volunteers at the not-for-profit facility took time to spread some festive cheer.
Kirsten Alpers is the first to admit that volunteering is one of the best ways to find a job you love.
Residents at Braemar Presbyterian Care’s Cooinda aged care residence will fly into Australian aviation history this week when they are joined by members of the WA-based Royal Flying Doctor Service for an informative talk.
Hamilton Hill resident Vic Leonard admits he loves to volunteer in the community. It’s fair to say he’s a West Australian who has made a huge difference to local seniors, something which is being recognized by Braemar Presbyterian Care on International Volunteer Day on the 5th of December.
Taking the good with the bad and a commitment to staying in love is the secret to a successful marriage, according to Braemar Cooinda residents Jean and Doug Milne, who celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary recently.
Age is proving no barrier for the unlikely friendships blooming at Braemar Presbyterian Care’s Cooinda aged care home in Willagee, thanks to a new partnership with a local playgroup.
Braemar Presbyterian Care celebrates the cultural diversity of residents living at each of its three Aged Care homes on a daily basis. This celebration was front and centre of the Braemar Cooinda events calendar in the past month; with a series of international events and activities hosted at the Willagee residence.
Residents at Braemar Presbyterian Care aged care homes will cast off on a nostalgic journey next month, when a local maritime historian and internationally published author presents the first in a series of talks on ocean liners of yesteryear.
More than a dozen families attended a workshop at Braemar Cooinda to increase their understanding of dementia, a condition that now affects more than one in four people aged over 85.
Braemar Presbyterian Care’s Cooinda aged care home will welcome a new temporary resident on Friday 23 June, when he makes an appearance for the day with his owner, Occupational Therapist Marie Tassicker.