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  • Driving Change: The Legacy of Allan and Rhonda McCormac

    This story highlights the journey of two dedicated individuals Allan and Rhonda, who are deeply invested in road safety. Through their initiative, Driver Revivor, they have established a comprehensive nationwide […]

  • Peter Fletcher’s Journey through WWII and Beyond

    Peter Fletcher was born on March 18, 1924, in Brisbane, Queensland. At the age of 18, in 1942, he joined the Royal Australian Air Force during World War II. Serving […]

  • Cathy’s Tale of Work, Family, and Volunteering

    “I was born on 19 December 1927. I’m 96 now. Originally from Tamworth, NSW. I began my career as a secretary, starting in Tamworth, then my teacher helped me land […]

  • The Incredible Journey of John Currie: A Life Anchored in Service​

    “I was born in Western Australia as an only child to a family with proud Scottish heritage. Growing up, my roots lay in the Methodist church, though my religious journey evolved […]

  • Embracing Life’s Symphony: Grace Lane’s Remarkable Journey

    “Life at RSL LifeCare has been a surprising adventure for me. When I first arrived, my plan was simple – to do absolutely nothing. Little did I know, life had […]

  • Peter Boughton: A Life of Service and Treasured Memories

    Peter Boughton was born on February 18, 1951, at the Sydney Women’s Hospital. His early years were filled with beautiful memories, especially his close bond with his father. Peter found […]

  • Jacquie’s 16 Years of Heartfelt Volunteering at RSL LifeCare

    “I’m Jacquie, short for Jacquelyn Finley. I’m 76 years old, and I’ve been a volunteer at RSL LifeCare John Goodlet Manor for nearly 16 years now.​ You might wonder why I started […]

  • Margaret’s Journey: From Humble Beginnings to Cherished Community Life​

    “I was born in the lively neighbourhood of Willoughby and soon moved to Balgowlah Heights at the age of five. Growing up in a bustling household with my parents and three […]

  • Joan’s Creative Pursuits: Knitting, Puzzles, and Cherished Moments at RSL LifeCare​

    Many residents at RSL LifeCare love to participate in a variety of hobbies that keep their minds and hearts engaged. One such resident is Joan Herringe from RSL LifeCare Connie Fall. One of Joan’s newfound passions is […]

  • George Carpenter’s Inspiring Dedication to Preserving Military History

    George Carpenter, an 87 year old resident of RSL ANZAC Village in Narrabeen, has been volunteering at the RSL LifeCare War Museum for three years now. Trained as a National […]

  • From Stables to Retirement Living: Tim Cooke’s Life Journey

    “My journey kicked off when I was just 14 years old. The year was 1963. I waved goodbye to school and hello to an apprenticeship as a jockey. I joined […]

  • Journey Through 102 Years: The Life of Helen Lea

    “My name is Helen Lea, and I’ve been lucky enough to reach the grand age of 102. I’ve always felt pretty good for my age. Perhaps it’s because I’ve had […]

  • Honouring Malaya & Borneo Veterans: A Story of Sidney Peter Bryant

    Today, on August 31, we commemorate Malaya & Borneo Veterans Day and take a moment to pay tribute to those who served in the Malayan Emergency and the Indonesian Confrontation, […]

  • Meet Alan Buxton – RSL LifeCare resident and World War II veteran

    103-year-old RSL LifeCare resident Alan Buxton has led a life of courage and service. His father served in World War I, and Alan followed in his footsteps by serving in […]

  • State-of-the-art Nowra Veteran Wellbeing Centre now open to veterans and their families

    RSL LifeCare has officially opened its purpose built, state-of-the-art facility to permanently house the Nowra Veteran Wellbeing Centre, providing an expanded range of health and wellbeing services for veterans, current […]

  • Fee-free certified training for veterans or their partners across NSW with JobTrainer

    In collaboration with Training Services NSW through their JobTrainer program, RSL LifeCare Veteran Services is providing access to four certification programs across hospitality, business, leadership and management especially for veterans […]

  • RSL NSW donation boost for veteran services support.

    RSL NSW sub-Branches have come together to provide a multi-million-dollar donation to its partner charity, RSL LifeCare, that will see funds go towards the critical support of veterans and their […]

  • Access to fee-free certified training with the JobTrainer pilot program

    In collaboration with Training Services NSW through their JobTrainer program, RSL LifeCare Veteran Services are piloting access to three certification programs across business, leadership and management especially for veterans and […]

  • Vale Walter Williams OAM

    RSL LifeCare staff and residents alike have been deeply saddened to learn of the passing of long – time ANZAC Village resident and respected RSL NSW member, Walter (Wal) Williams […]

  • Giving our nurses a voice to lead

    Today, on International Nurses Day (IND) we shine a light on our nursing staff and their vital work. Our nurses are a core part of RSL LifeCare’s front line, who provide […]

  • Today we honour Rawdon Hume “Ron” Middleton, VC.

    SEVENTY nine years ago today a bomber took off from an air base in Suffolk, England. It was one of more than 200 aircraft on a mission to bomb heavy […]

  • Jack of All Parades

    Looking for someone who’s done it all? Meet Wayne Dixon – former reservist, firey, ambo, sub-Branch President, homecare volunteer, and more. If there’s a parade going, Wayne probably belongs in […]

  • Horse Trekking Course – Trek 1, 2021 – Back in the saddle

    ANZAC Day is a time of remembrance and camaraderie for many veterans; with emotions running high as they reflect on their service and the service of those who came before […]

  • 79th Anniversary of the Battle of the Coral Sea

    Today marks the 79th anniversary of the Battle of the Coral Sea. The Battle of the Coral Sea was a significant air and naval engagement fought between the Americans, Australians […]

  • The Story of Georgette Everingham

    We have many notable residents at RSL LifeCare, and trailblazer Georgette Everingham is one of them! Always community-minded, Georgette started a nursing career in April 1959 at the Lismore Base […]

  • Resident artist launches website to promote his work

    We would like to congratulate our resident artist at Patrick Bugden VC Gardens Aged Care, Marek Zayler, on the launch of a website to promote his work. little miracles happen […]

  • Alan Buxton, one of our most prominent centenarians

    RSL LifeCare congratulates Alan Buxton, one of our most prominent centenarians, for his outstanding service to the Royal Australian Air Force and his community. Alan Buxton, one of RSL LifeCare’s […]

  • RSL LifeCare congratulates Shirley McLaren OAM on her Australia Day honour for service to veterans and their families, and to the community

    The outbreak of the Korean War in 1950 led to the reformation of the three women’s services, which had been disbanded at the end of World War II. In 1951 […]

  • A lifetime of service acknowledged – Shirley McLaren (née Lemon) 

    Eighty-eight-year-old Women’s Royal Australian Air Force (WRAAF) veteran Shirley McLaren (née Lemon) and resident of RSL ANZAC Village, Narrabeen, has been awarded an Air Force Gold Commendation for superior achievement.   The event was a […]

  • Love and Dementia

    We want to say a huge thank you to our resident Bob Cardiff, who has and continues to be a huge advocate of supporting dementia. Bob has thrown himself into […]

  • Kathleen Carlon

    Volunteer, Women’s Australian National Service “My mother was frightened I’d be sent to the country, so she encouraged me to volunteer for the Women’s Australian National Service.”   At the start […]

  • Clifford (Cliff) Parker

    Bombardier, 53rd Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Australian Artillery “I was bloody frightened and we all were.”   The Second World War changed Australia forever. It was a time of transformation […]

  • Rod Doust

    Air Gunner, Royal Air Force (RAF) “It was a mixture of patriotism and glamour that led me to enlist in the air force.”   In 1942, Rod Doust was living […]

  • Victor Nagle

    Gunner – Royal Air Force (RAF) “I was the most excited bloke in the world. I was going to finish the war off. I was hoping it didn’t end before […]

  • Rod Kingham

    Driver, Australian Army “My Dad had been in the Somme and he used to go to Anzac Day so we were an army family.”   In comparison with a lot […]

  • Phillipa Carlyle

    Flight Mechanic – Women’s Auxiliary Australian Air Force “You had an enormous sense of trust in each other.”   A fine and mild day with northerly winds freshening. That was […]

  • Eugenie Allen

    Signalwoman – Australian Army “I was a hairdresser when we married, but I wanted to do something different.”   Eugenie Allen married her husband during World War II, between his […]

  • Frederick Lewis

    Commander – Royal Australian Navy “I had a love of the Navy and a strong sense of patriotism.”   Frederick Lewis enlisted in the Royal Australian Navy during World War […]

  • Cecil ‘Bob’ Leckie

    Sapper, Royal Australian Engineers “My mate and I were shearing out the other side of White Cliffs and I said to this bloke, there’s gotta be a better job than […]

  • Margaret Ferrier

    Flight mechanic – Women’s Auxiliary Australian Air Force “Of course I wanted to make a difference, but there was the excitement of being part of it…”   If they made […]

  • Mavis Wheeler

    Cipher, Signals Corps, Australian Women’s Auxiliary Air Force (WAAAF) “We women wanted to be seen as capable as men of doing many things.”   Mavis Wheeler is never far from […]

  • Thelma ‘Shirley’ Grinyer

    Nurse, Australian Army Medical Women’s Service “Most of our patients were servicemen, and they were the best patients you could find”   Shirley was an apprentice bookbinder at Waite and […]

  • Dorothy ‘Topsy’ Curtis

    Private, Australian Women’s Army Service (AWAS) “You have to protect your country and your families. If it happened again, I would have to join up again.”   Dorothy “Topsy” Turvey […]

  • Doreen Mavis “Bobby” Squire

    Driver/Mechanic – Australian Women’s Army Service “I turned up and asked if they were looking for someone who could drive because my family had joined and I wanted to join […]

  • Richard (Dick) Udy

    Dick Udy couldn’t wait to enlist when war was declared in 1939. His sense of adventure was eventually fulfilled as a wireless operator onboard the “Black Cats” Catalina flying boats, […]

  • Victory in the Pacific – 75 years since the end of World War II

    RSL LifeCare has been capturing the memories of our war veterans for many years as a way of honouring our residents’ individual service. This VP Day – the 75th since […]

  • Hidden Treasures – Lindsay Dufty

    My first day in the Army was 7th January 1942 when at the ripe age of eighteen I fronted up  to enlist. I was delighted to find that an old […]

  • Hidden Treasures – Ray Cunningham

    When Japan entered the war with the bombing of Pearl Harbour in December 1941, Australia was caught off guard. With its fighting forces on the other side of the world, […]

  • Hidden Treasures – Wal Williams

    Part 1 I was born in October 1922 and grew up in the leafy Sydney suburb of Northbridge. My dad was a keen and strong swimmer and Northbridge Baths were […]

  • A lifetime of friendship at Bimbimbie

    Moira Stewart and Peggy McDonnell are friends spanning 1 century, 8 decades or maybe just 75 years sounds about right. Their story began when working together, at John Sandersons Shipping […]

  • ANZAC Day – We Did Remember Them

    ANZAC Day is one of the most important days of the year in the RSL LifeCare calendar. Despite restrictions and social distancing requirements, due to COVID-19, RSL LifeCare residents, clients, […]

  • Great celebration ignites memories

    A sense of inclusiveness, normalcy and joy was evident at RSL LifeCare’s Patrick Bugden VC Gardens recently with a magnificent Christmas celebration. The special event was attended by residents, families, […]

  • A Community Celebrates

    RSL LifeCare’s Albert Moore Gardens in Merimbula is dedicated to being part of the community it serves. We had a week of celebrations” – Manager Julie Evans This was none […]

  • Australian Rotary Health supports veterans’ mental health.

    The veteran community across Australia, including residents and clients of RSL LifeCare, are among those who will benefit from the work of Australian Rotary Health. They are funding two PhD […]

  • Equine therapy program helps Veterans

    Seeing brumbies in the wild was a highlight of a five-day horseback trek through Kosciuszko National Park for a group of veterans and police officers. The trek was the culmination […]

  • Kids bring change

    Improved life skills are some of the benefits experienced by residents of RSL LifeCare’s ADA Cottage after they host preschoolers for interactive play. The children were from Rylstone-Kandos Preschool in […]

  • It’s a matter of manners

    Some things don’t change even when you’re a Centenarian. Former 7th Division Army officer Lieutenant Doug Bowman took part in the landing in Borneo with 25TH Brigade in 1945. In […]

  • The Diggers’ Friend

    Veterans’ health is not a new concern. RSL LifeCare’s existence is based on support for those in need. Stephen Stack MBE, co-founder of the “War Vets” home, now RSL LifeCare […]

  • Jenny Hubbard goes above and beyond

    RSL LifeCare at Home’s Jenny Hubbard might pull out some weeds and fill a birdbath on one of her visits to elderly residents in the Woolgoolga community. Not to mention, […]

  • Julie Morton, Community Carer, RSL LifeCare at Home

    Julie Morton has worked as a community carer in age care for more than 13 years and enjoys the variety the job offers. She works with RSL LifeCare at Home […]

  • Naomi Bartlett, Community Carer, RSL LifeCare at Home

    Naomi Bartlett sees her role in community care as a privilege. She works with RSL LifeCare at Home, based at Anzac Village in Narrabeen. With a background in youth work […]

  • Revisiting value

    Doing the cancan, singing folk songs, dancing to Elvis, and performing theatrical scenes … all in a morning’s work for Elder Clown Bonnie. When 90-year-old Maggie finished the cancan with […]

  • Creative expression builds a bridge

    Barriers are dismantled when different generations come together over art. This is the message being heralded by RSL LifeCare on the Far North Coast of NSW. Art crosses all boundaries..This […]

  • If This Tree Could Talk…

    They say that storms make trees take deeper roots. Such wisdom and reflection surely took place for residents at Patrick Bugden VC Gardens who enjoy their regular Art Therapy session […]

  • Giving To Each Other

    Forming connections and feeling useful are some of the results from a new playgroup established on the NSW Far South Coast at RSL LifeCare’s Albert Moore Gardens, Merimbula. Since May, […]

  • 80 years ago today

    80 years ago today, Australians listened to their radios as Britain, and therefore Australia, declared war on Germany. Thousands of RSL LifeCare’s residents heard the radio broadcast with their own […]

  • Little Diggers Preschool Enriches both Young and Old

    Young and old living together in close proximity is nothing new at RSL LifeCare’s ANZAC Village, Narrabeen. In 2013 the Little Diggers Preschool opened its doors within the grounds of […]

  • Looking into the eyes of another

    RSL LifeCare Picton equine instructor Max Streeter tells the story of a serviceman whose demeanour changed once he had groomed and saddled his horse.   He was speaking as the co-ordinator of a program which assisted returned soldiers suffering post-traumatic stress, and […]

  • Finally resting

    A peaceful resting place for two German World War I relics belies their brutal and savage origins.   Earlier this year, RSL LifeCare’s Lara Aged Care Facility in the NSW town of Dungog became the new home for the two German mortars, salvaged from the Battlefields […]

  • Doris Takes 100th Birthday In Her Stride

    It may well be that Australians are living longer, but it’s still an incredible achievement to reach the milestone of 100 years old. Today Doris Feist, resident of RSL LifeCare’s […]

  • A letter from a thankful son highlights the care and compassion given by the staff at RSL LifeCare Home Care.

    Urs mother Carmen has dementia and he and his family…… have watched their mother face the challenging condition of dementia. “It is with great pleasure and warm-hearted respect that I […]

  • Recognition for valued work

    Employees honoured for commitment to working with RSL LifeCare Federal MP Jason Falinski says the age care system has never been better and the biggest reason for this is the […]

  • Museum plants knowledge in the minds of the future

    “That is such a satisfying sound!” says one student with awe. He is absorbing the touch, smell, sound and sight of a typewriter originally used in WWII by doctor DG […]

  • Our Writers

    Since 1911 RSL LifeCare has been serving the community by providing professional, caring support for veterans. Today, we welcome all members of the public – whether veteran or non-veteran – […]

  • Today, on Aged Care Employee Day, RSL LifeCare would like to thank Nodolene for working in Aged Care

    I’ve always wanted to work in aged care. A few years ago, once our youngest was settled in school and I was ready to do something more with my time, […]

  • Today, on Aged Care Employee Day, RSL LifeCare would like to thank Dolma for working in Aged Care

    I am originally from Tibet and came to Australia in 2011. I left my country in 2009, escaping as a young teenager into Nepal and then India. My mum had […]

  • Paying homage

    Mondo Rock bassist Paul Christie has played on stages around the world, performing to thousands as a member of Australian rock music’s elite. But what might seem like an exciting […]

  • Tom Ridgway – When the Past Refuses to Let Go

    War Neurosis, War Trauma, Shell Shock, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder – the names may have changed from war to war yet the crushing, brain-addling effects are the same. In recognition […]

  • Lucky Stevens and the D-Day Landings

    Today is the 75th Anniversary of the D-Day Landings at Normandy – a brave move which heralded the beginning of the end of WWII in Europe. To acknowledge the occasion, […]

  • Building a shed

    When Arthur Thomas left Emu Plains to take up residency at RSL LifeCare’s Kingsford Smith Village, North Richmond, he knew he would not need his stockpile of wood-turning tools. Rather […]

  • Milne-Wood Medal Recipients 2018

    On International Volunteers Week RSL LifeCare would like to thank the many volunteers who give us their time, their talents and their compassion to make the lives of our residents […]

  • Pen Pals Bring Care Homes Together

    In these modern times of facebook, Instagram and facetime, many may think the art of letter writing is lost. But some residents at RSL LifeCare’s Peter Cosgrove House (PCH) have […]

  • Minding the Gap

    RSL LifeCare and ACT Playgroups recently won a Council on the Ageing (COTA) Award for the weekly playgroup they co-run. The Lyneham Intergenerational Playgroup, Canberra, was established to bring the […]

  • Merrisa Wills, getting ready for the National Blind Bowlers’ Tour

    Catching Merrisa Wills for a chat about her upcoming trip to a national sports competition proved a little problematic – she is a very busy lady. But I snatched a […]

  • Mavis Wheeler off to the ANZAC Day March

    The meaning of ANZAC Day This ANZAC Day RSL LifeCare remembers the soldiers, sailors and airmen who have given so much for our way of life. Listening to the following […]

  • Lee Sarich

    The meaning of ANZAC Day This ANZAC Day RSL LifeCare remembers the soldiers, sailors and airmen who have given so much for our way of life. Listening to the following […]

  • Jack Van Emden and his late wife, Sheila, ANZAC Day 2018

    The meaning of ANZAC Day This ANZAC Day RSL LifeCare remembers the soldiers, sailors and airmen who have given so much for our way of life. Listening to the following […]

  • Stuart Doyle

    The meaning of ANZAC Day This ANZAC Day RSL LifeCare remembers the soldiers, sailors and airmen who have given so much for our way of life. Listening to the following […]

  • Ted Matthews, the last living ANZAC from the Gallipoli landing

    On ANZAC Day we remember “the originals”, the men who fought for King and Country in the First World War – men like Ted Matthews. Ted was a resident of […]

  • “The War Vets” turns 80

    This ANZAC Day RSL LifeCare celebrates the 80th Anniversary of “The War Vets” Village, Narrabeen. To celebrate the Village’s birthday we have produced a short video using archive footage and […]

  • Hidden Treasures – Roy Lascelles

    Born 20 April 1918, Roy Lascelles is one of our oldest residents, celebrating his 101st birthday this April. Roy’s life began during World War 1, when the Allies were fighting […]

  • Diggers Young and Old Enjoy Anzac Biscuit Baking

    It is a simple recipe that has stood the test of time. Children at Little Diggers PreSchool, located in the grounds of RSL ANZAC Village Narrabeen, spent this morning making […]

  • Emily McNamara’s Story

    Emily McNamara was born 100 years ago on the 5th February 1919. From the age of six she has lived in the Lismore area of Far North NSW where she […]

  • Una Keast’s Story

    As a young nurse keen for adventure, Una Keast signed up to serve as soon as war was declared in 1939. She didn’t have to wait long, sailing with the […]

  • June Smith’s Story

    Born in 1922, June can clearly remember watching the Sydney Harbour Bridge being built from her house in Cremorne Junction. Preferring the fresh air and outdoors to the rigors of […]

  • Archdeacon (EM) Anne Ranse OAM’s Story

    In 1969, aged 22 and with only one year of nursing experience under my belt, I went remote area nursing to the mining town of Coober Pedy with the Bush […]

  • Narelle Townsend’s Story

    Narelle Townsend has travelled the world for her career, following her passions and interests in architecture and “housing the world”. As one of Australia’s first female architects she learned to […]

  • Mavis Wheeler’s Story

    In 1941 Mavis Wheeler was one of only six women hand-picked by the Royal Australian Air Force to test their skills as telegraphists. With more and more men required in […]

  • Edna’s Story

    Edna – Caring for the elderly in her community RSL LifeCare is proud to have caring staff from a diverse range of backgrounds. One such person is Edna from the […]

  • Virtual Reality makes age no barrier in care homes

    Our care home residents have been having great fun using Virtual Reality (VR) glasses as part of their recreation activity program. Consisting of a mobile phone or IPod, virtual reality […]

  • Building starts in Dubbo for a new 42 bed residential care facility

    RSL LifeCare invests $12 million in new Dubbo Aged care home. RSL LifeCare expects to quickly fill a more than $12 million nursing home that will be built beside Horizons […]

  • Teloca House, Narrandera expansion

    Credit to: Narrandera Argus Caring for the elders among us Teloca House, located in the heart of Narrandera, is one of only two aged care facilities in the town. In […]

  • Moving Story From the Mountains

    Nine frail and vulnerable men have a new and safe home in Tura Beach after a mammoth eight-hour move from the Blue Mountains. For some of the men, the discredited Ritz nursing […]

  • Veterans’ Home Care (VHC) Services and RSL LifeCare

    RSL LifeCare is pleased to announce that Veterans’ Home Care (VHC) Services are now available to all veterans across NSW and the ACT through RSL LifeCare Veterans’ Home Care (VHC) […]

  • Cuddle Therapy Seals the Deal

    Cuddle Therapy Seals the Deal At ten to five in the afternoon, the bed alarm goes off. Betty (not her real name) is calling for assistance. She’s had a big […]

  • Technology ensures dignity and privacy at John Edmondson VC Gardens

    Technology ensures dignity and privacy at John Edmondson VC Gardens In October RSL LifeCare welcomed Ken Wyatt, Minister for Aged Care, Minister for Indigenous Health to officially open RSL LifeCare’s […]

  • Maggie Beer inspires Great Cooking and Green Thumbs

    Maggie Beer inspires Great Cooking and Green Thumbs   Florence Price Gardens on the Far North Coast of NSW is naturally proud of its burgeoning herb and vegetable gardens; the […]

  • Art for relaxation and reflection

    Art for relaxation and reflection Art Therapist Anne Cantor has been working with residents in Kokoda and Connie Fall Care Homes at ANZAC Village, Narrabeen since 2010, enhancing and empowering […]

  • Peter Sinclair Gardens Celebrates Milestone with Additional Beds

    Peter Sinclair Gardens Celebrates Milestone with Additional Beds On Wednesday, 30 August 2017, Peter Sinclair Gardens at Hawke’s Nest celebrated a wonderful milestone with the people who helped to make […]

  • Pet Therapy for the Elderly

    Pet Therapy – more than just cuddly dogs Man’s best friend might be your dog, but in country NSW it might also be your chook, your pony or even your […]

  • Don’t make scammers’ Christmas | RSL Life Care

    It’s that time of the year again when the low-life scammers who plague our email inboxes and phones, ramp up their activity with an almost festive frenzy, in the knowledge […]

  • Remembrance Day – 11th November 2017

    Each year on this day Australians observe one minute’s silence at 11 am, in memory of those who died or suffered in all wars and armed conflicts. In 2017, 11 […]

  • 4 Tricks to Rev Up Your Memory

    Stay ahead of age-related changes in thinking skills by making the most of your brain’s memory process. We all have moments of forgetfulness about where we put the keys, why […]

  • Veterans Health Week

    This year Veterans’ Health Week (VHW) will be held from Saturday 21st to Sunday 29th October and the theme will be Physical Activity. The week is an opportunity for veterans, […]

  • Cancer Council – Daffodil Day – Friday 25 August 2017

    WORKING TOWARDS A CANCER FREE FUTURE Chances are, we all know someone affected by cancer. In Australia today, there are more than 1.1 million people either living with cancer or […]

  • 11 foods that lower cholesterol

    If your diet gave you high cholesterol, it can lower it, too It’s easy to eat your way to an alarmingly high cholesterol level. The reverse is true, too — […]

  • Can drinking tea prevent dementia?

    A study in the December 2016 Journal of Nutrition, Health & Aging showed that drinking tea frequently is associated with a lower risk of dementia, especially for people who are […]

  • 21 June is Red Apple Day

    A highlight of Bowel Cancer Awareness Month is Red Apple Day (Wednesday 21st of June 2017), where Australians are encouraged to support the vital work of Bowel Cancer Australia through […]

  • June is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month

    Bowel Cancer Awareness Month is an annual initiative of Bowel Cancer Australia running throughout the month of June (1 – 30 June each year), to raise public awareness of a […]

  • Lower your Alzheimer’s risk

    Studies have shown that keeping your brain active is one of the best ways to combat Alzheimer’s disease. A quick and easy way to achieve this is by playing games […]

  • Choices to Home Care Packages Launched

    The Increasing Choice in Home Care reforms began on Monday 27 February and as with any major reform, the department has in place quality control processes to support the sector […]

  • ANZAC Service at the War Vets

    On Tuesday, 25 April, the Today Show, with Karl Stefanovic and Lisa Wilkinson will air live from the War Vets village, Narrabeen and Northern beaches families are invited to join […]

  • Flu Shots on the way ahead of season

    AUSTRALIANS are being urged to “take advantage” of the flu shot as soon as April to protect against the potentially deadly virus. Influenza is estimated to be responsible for more […]

  • ACT Seniors Week – 18 to 26 March 2017

    LOVE LATER LIFE ACT Seniors Week is an annual celebration featuring hundreds of free events held across the ACT by government, community and commercial organisations. The objectives of Seniors Week […]

  • NSW Seniors Week – 3 to 12 March 2017

    Local seniors across NSW are being encouraged to enjoy new experiences, continue learning, impart their skills, and have fun in the lead up to the 2017 NSW Seniors Festival. With […]

  • Changes to Home Care Packages

    There are some important changes currently taking place with respect to in-home support and care services. The Australian Government wants to help you live independently in your own home for […]

  • We shall remember them

    Remembrance Day is commemorated every year on 11 November. On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918, the guns of the Western Front fell […]

  • Protecting yourself from scams

    Today there are an increasing amount of reports in the media about people who have fallen victim to scams, where personal details and money have been stolen. The ACCC advises […]

  • Pets and Positive Ageing

    Animals play an important role in our lives. As Community Staff, we are blessed to see the bonds that exist between our clients and their pets as we go about […]

  • A healthy diet for a healthy heart

    Valentine’s Day saw people thinking of love and things of the heart and we thought it would be a good time to focus on making sure that what you eat […]

  • Laughter is the best medicine

    Laughter releases endorphins, giving us the ‘feel good factor’ Acts as aerobic exercise and is like ‘internal jogging’ Unleashes inhibitions, breaks down barriers Great team building tool encourages better communication […]

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