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Wivenhoe Village takes out top honours at UDIA awards

Thursday, August 9, 2018

Wivenhoe Village takes out top honours at UDIA awards

Earlier this month, Wivenhoe Village at Kirkham Rise was crowned the winner of the prestigious Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA) Award for Excellence in Retirement Living 2018.  The UDIA awards are designed to highlight innovation, sustainability, industry leadership and excellence in urban development across NSW and the ACT. This is the second award that Wivenhoe Village has been honoured to receive this year.  In May, Wivenhoe Village was recognised as the best retirement village nationally by the Property Council of Australia. 

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Get A Taste Of Retirement Living At Bethanie Waters

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Get A Taste Of Retirement Living At Bethanie Waters

If you are thinking about a retirement village or it’s time to do some research on behalf of your loved ones, join Bethanie for some afternoon refreshments and the opportunity to explore what life would be like in the safe surrounds of Bethanie Waters in Port Kennedy.

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Wivenhoe Village awarded top award for best retirement living development

Monday, June 4, 2018

Wivenhoe Village awarded top award for best retirement living development

Wivenhoe Village at Kirkham Rise has taken out the top award for the most outstanding retirement living development nationally in the Property Council of Australia annual awards.

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Retirement Living Explained In Free Seminar

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Retirement Living Explained In Free Seminar

Bethanie, Western Australia’s most recognised not-for-profit aged care and retirement living provider, is pleased to be bringing Retirement Living expert and author Rachel Lane to Perth on the 6Th & 7th June for a series of free seminars on what you need to know about making the right decisions when it comes to retirement living.

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A Jewell of a Fundraiser

Thursday, May 24, 2018

A Jewell of a Fundraiser

After 12 years, Adventist Senior Living Jewells Lifestyle Community has finally cracked the $50,000 fundraising mark for the Cancer Council Biggest Morning Tea. 

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Juniper Reveals Latest in Retirement Apartment Living

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Juniper Reveals Latest in Retirement Apartment Living

Juniper has opened its newest retirement apartments to provide greater accommodation options for people seeking quality lifestyle choices. Chief Executive Vaughan Harding said understanding people’s changing needs and their desire to live a full life are at the heart of Juniper Orana in Menora.

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Generations Connected at Bolton Clarke Talbarra Retirement Village

Monday, May 7, 2018

Generations Connected at Bolton Clarke Talbarra Retirement Village

The feeling of helping others to something they thought impossible is a feeling unlike anything else. Students from Pimpama State Secondary College recently got to experience this firsthand when they delivered a fully repaired mobility scooter to residents at Bolton Clarke Talbarra Retirement Village.

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Melbourne Retirement Living

Friday, March 16, 2018

Melbourne Retirement Living

Just last year, Melbourne was once again named the world’s most liveable city for the seventh year in a row, making it an ever-popular destination for retirees from around the country.

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Learn About Retirement Living With VMCH

Friday, March 9, 2018

Learn About Retirement Living With VMCH

Villa Maria Catholic Homes is hosting several open days in March to give people the chance to learn a bit about what life is like at its retirement communities.

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Olympian Brenda Carr lives by #PressforProgress

Friday, March 9, 2018

Olympian Brenda Carr lives by #PressforProgress

Empowering women to Press for Progress is the theme of International Women’s Day 2018 but for Olympian Brenda Carr, 81, it’s a theme she’s followed throughout her long athletics career.

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Bolton Clarke Westhaven Residents Get a Buzz Out Of Native Bees

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Bolton Clarke Westhaven Residents Get a Buzz Out Of Native Bees

For some, bee-keeping is a lifelong passion and for others it’s a joyous hobby. For Toowoomba residents Elmore Lloyd and Dennis Law it’s both.

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Delivering security and choice for older Australians

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Delivering security and choice for older Australians

Minister for Revenue and Financial Services, the Hon Kelly O'Dwyer MP, today announced the establishment of a consumer and industry advisory group to assist in the next phase of development for a framework for Comprehensive Income Products for Retirement (CIPRs).

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Another Milestone for Bolton Clarke Inverpine’s ‘Platinum’ Couple

Monday, February 19, 2018

Another Milestone for Bolton Clarke Inverpine’s ‘Platinum’ Couple

Laughter is key for Alec and Joan Gagino. And after seventy years of sharing that very thing together, the pair says it’s the only thing that’s kept their unwavering love alive throughout those seven decades of life.

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Bellarine Springs Open Day

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Bellarine Springs Open Day

It’s all coming together at Bellarine Springs. Don’t miss the Open Day on Sunday 25 February to get advice from experts and see just how much Bellarine Springs village has to offer.

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A passion for vintage fashion

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

A passion for vintage fashion

The National Trust’s hugely popular Vintage Clothing Sale attracts thousands of people to its two-day sale in March. Behind the scenes are four dedicated volunteers that includes Nance Houen and Betty Spangaro, who live at Villa Maria Catholic Homes’ Athelstan Retirement Apartments, in Camberwell.

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Retirement Living Goes Vertical at The Reserve by Alchera Living

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Retirement Living Goes Vertical at The Reserve by Alchera Living

Alchera Living’s redevelopment of its Weeronga retirement village is on track to start this year with approval of a development application for a $19.5 million apartment complex that will deliver a new standard of accommodation in the City of Melville.

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Carer takes client to the Cricket

Monday, February 5, 2018

Carer takes client to the Cricket

Neville Tosen is a lifetime cricket fan. These days most of his cricket comes via television. But last year and again in the early days of this year he has attended One Day International’s at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

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Australia Day Community Walk 2018

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Australia Day Community Walk 2018

Warrigal is once again proudly supporting the Australia Day Community Walk, and invite you to be part of their team. It’s a picture perfect 4km walk along the Gong’s iconic harbour... You’ll get fit...You can enjoy it with your family and friends!

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Top Tips for a Healthy 2018

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Top Tips for a Healthy 2018

Many retirees may think that joining a gym is a New Year resolution for younger people, but three members of the Uniting Seniors Gym are happy to show off their impressive fitness skills.

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Greengate’s Latest Senior’s Community Wins Significant Industry Accolade

Monday, December 4, 2017

Greengate’s Latest Senior’s Community Wins Significant Industry Accolade

Greengate is delighted that its newest senior’s community, St Luke’s Green, has been awarded the Retirement Living Council’s prestigious National Design Excellence Award for Retirement Living 2017. 

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It’s Official – UnitingCare Wesley Port Adelaide (UCWPA) Are Now UnitingSA

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

It’s Official – UnitingCare Wesley Port Adelaide (UCWPA) Are Now UnitingSA

UCWPA's new name, UnitingSA, has been officially marked at a public celebration with more than 130 key supporters and stakeholders.

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Friendship And Fitness On The Coast at Villa Maria Catholic Homes

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Friendship And Fitness On The Coast at Villa Maria Catholic Homes

Use it or lose it! That’s the realistic attitude towards exercise adopted by Villa Maria Catholic Homes - Star of the Sea Retirement Village resident Lois Harding.

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A New Era of Retirement Living at Aveo Durack

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

A New Era of Retirement Living at Aveo Durack

One of Australia’s leading retirement living and care providers, Aveo Group recently completed its first integrated retirement living and aged care community in Brisbane’s South. 

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Luxury Living Coming to Brisbane's West

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Luxury Living Coming to Brisbane's West

Wesley Mission Queensland's brand new Rosemount Retirement Community coming to Sinnamon Park is expected to offer luxury retirement living to residents in Brisbane’s western suburbs.

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Retiring Into The Joyful World of Volunteering at BaptistCare

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Retiring Into The Joyful World of Volunteering at BaptistCare

Walter and Gladys Rudolf, volunteers for 16 years at BaptistCare Morven Gardens in the Blue Mountains, share their experience of bringing joy to residents through craft, outings, events and music.

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Day of Fun and Fitness During Veterans Health Week

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Day of Fun and Fitness During Veterans Health Week

Veterans tried their hand at ring toss, bowls and a variety of other activities when Bolton Clarke’s Fairview retirement community held its annual day of mischief on 24 October.

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Magic in the Kitchen at Jewells Lifestyle Community

Friday, October 6, 2017

Magic in the Kitchen at Jewells Lifestyle Community

What could a group retirees and a class of 14 year olds possibly have in common? As the two recently came across each other in the Avondale School classroom kitchens, the answer quickly became apparent.

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Anglicare Invests $70 Million in Rooty Hill

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Anglicare Invests $70 Million in Rooty Hill

Anglicare is building a $70 million retirement community in Rooty Hill which includes 160 retirement living units and a 90-room residential aged care home. 

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Serge’s Model Hobby

Monday, October 2, 2017

Serge’s Model Hobby

Villa Maria Catholic Homes supports thousands of seniors who inspire every day. Yesterday was International Day of Older Persons, aimed at celebrating the talents and contributions of seniors in our communities. 

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Akhter Hits New Heights With 10 Dares Challenge

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Akhter Hits New Heights With 10 Dares Challenge

Akhter Rahman braved the skies above West Beach today to become to oldest person ever to take on the ‘MegaJump’ at Mega Adventure aerial park. The 75-year-old took on the challenge as part of The Exchange’s 10 Dares Challenge, an initiative of ACH Group’s Exchange membership program.

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Alec and Joan Celebrate 70 Years of Love and Laughter

Friday, September 22, 2017

Alec and Joan Celebrate 70 Years of Love and Laughter

Alec and Joan Gagino are the warmest and friendliest couple who have a wicked sense of humour. They also have a love story that movies about and still make each other laugh today. The couple in their nineties have lived at Bolton Clarke Inverpine Retirement Village in Murrumba Downs for over twenty years and on 14 September they celebrated their 70th Wedding Anniversary.

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The Benefits of Having a Furry Friend

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

The Benefits of Having a Furry Friend

Living in a pet friendly retirement resort is good for your health! No matter what age, the benefits of regular contact with animals can help to reduce stress, lower blood pressure and increase physical activity among other things.

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Local Seniors Embrace New Community

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Local Seniors Embrace New Community

The opening of St Luke’s Green, surrounding the beautifully restored St Luke’s Church, heralds a new era in retirement living and aged care in Woolloongabba. 

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Pets A Priority When Finding A Retirement Village

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Pets A Priority When Finding A Retirement Village

For elderly pet owners who often live alone, pets can help reduce stress, increase social interaction and physical activity. That’s why at Baptistcare retirement villages, small pets are welcome.

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Display Villa At Northwood Retirement Village

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Display Villa At Northwood Retirement Village

Anglican Care Northwood Retirement Living was originally developed in 2007 by a private developer, with stage one consisting of twelve one and two bedroom villas.

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Walking with Confidence - Success in Numbers

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Walking with Confidence - Success in Numbers

The popular Walking with Confidence program produced by Catholic Healthcare’s Health and Wellness Unit has commenced its first pilot group session, increasing the strength, balance and mobility of Croydon’s Retirement Living Village residents.

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Grand Opening of the Community Centre at Bellarine Springs

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Grand Opening of the Community Centre at Bellarine Springs

You are invited to attend the grand opening of the new, state-of-the-art Community Centre at Bellarine Springs retirement village. Join in the celebrations and get a first-hand look at the cutting-edge Community Centre, which has been purpose-built for village residents to undertake all the activities with the utmost versatility that they dare to imagine. 

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Country Club Villages: Open Days

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Country Club Villages: Open Days

You're invited to join Country Club Villages for Open Day events at their retirement villages.

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Baldwin Living Northside - 10th Birthday Fair and Open Day

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Baldwin Living Northside - 10th Birthday Fair and Open Day

You're invited to join Baldwin Living Northside to celebrate their 10th Birthday. On the day there will be stalls, entertainment, morning tea and a sausage sizzle. You will also have the opportunity to take a village tour.

 

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Growing Cohort of Homeless Seniors Need Your Help

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Growing Cohort of Homeless Seniors Need Your Help

This National Homelessness Week the IRT Foundation is asking for your support to help older people who are homeless, or at risk of becoming homeless.

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Nature Inspires SALA Artists

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Nature Inspires SALA Artists

A love of the natural world is the inspiration behind ACH Group’s South Australian Living Artists (SALA) Festival works this year.

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Churches of Christ Care Regency Park Residents Shine On

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Churches of Christ Care Regency Park Residents Shine On

Shine WOMEN is a personal development program that aims to equip participants with the knowledge and skills needed to develop greater self-awareness and personal growth. It reinforces the uniqueness of every individual and celebrates their different strengths, qualities and skills. It also addresses issues such as low self-esteem, poor self-acceptance, condemnation, low confidence and those negative core beliefs formed from childhood that may have impacted negatively on the individual.

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Illawarra's M2M Challenge More Age-Friendly

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Illawarra's M2M Challenge More Age-Friendly

People of all ages will participate in Greenacres' Mountain to Mountain Challenge, thanks to a new short course being trialled by IRT.

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Villa Maria Catholic Homes: Us Two

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Villa Maria Catholic Homes: Us Two

Retired nurse, Dorothy O’Meara, 90, is one of the original residents of Corpus Christi Village in Clayton. Since the passing of her husband John, her friendship with Joan Waters, an ex-classical singer from Cairns, has deepened.  It’s connections like this one, that can make life in a retirement village that much richer.

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Performer’s Choice Awarded to Yukana Resident

Thursday, July 6, 2017

 Performer’s Choice Awarded to Yukana Resident

Sonia Grevell has been living at Yukana Retirement Village for just over 11 years now. She loves the fact that she lives within a tight knit community that offers her the security of having close friends and staff close at hand.

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Five Steps to Retirement Living with Villa Maria Catholic Homes

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Five Steps to Retirement Living with Villa Maria Catholic Homes

Making the move into a retirement village can be a daunting task. Villa Maria Catholic Homes have prepared an easy step-by-step guide to help you navigate your way to moving into your dream retirement community.

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Meeting Puts Spotlight On Younger Onset Dementia

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Meeting Puts Spotlight On Younger Onset Dementia

Kate Swaffer was diagnosed with dementia at the age of 49 and since then she has written books and spoken around the world as a leading authority on the condition.

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Stitching Up a New Challenge at ACH Group

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Stitching Up a New Challenge at ACH Group

Lloyd Millar is not one to let gender stereotypes get in the way of a hobby. The former draughtsman, woodwork teacher and ACH Group resident is also a keen embroiderer.

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$18,000 invested in Sydney's age-friendly communities

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

$18,000 invested in Sydney's age-friendly communities

IRT Group's IRT Foundation has announced $80,000 in Community Grants for 10 community projects that will encourage social participation for older people in need.

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Baptistcare Riverside Salter Point Keeping Seniors Fit and Active

Friday, June 16, 2017

Baptistcare Riverside Salter Point Keeping Seniors Fit and Active

A new bowling green recently opened for retirement living residents at Baptistcare Riverside Salter Point, with a special barbecue attended by residents, family, friends and Baptistcare staff. Everyone had the opportunity to try their hand at a friendly game of bowls at the event.

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Yukana Retirement Village Under New Management

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Yukana Retirement Village Under New Management

Yukana has been delivering on its promise to continually provide high quality support and services to residents and their families for more than 25 years.

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Baldwin Living Northside - Winter Morning Tea & Open Day

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Baldwin Living Northside - Winter Morning Tea & Open Day

You are invited to join Baldwin Living Northside for a Winter Morning Tea on Tuesday June 27th. 

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Warrigal Wins Gold

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Warrigal Wins Gold

Warrigal has been named as a Gold Partner under the New South Wales Government's Sustainability Gold Program.

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RSL Care Fernhill Celebrates Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea

Friday, June 9, 2017

RSL Care Fernhill Celebrates Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea

Over 100 residents at the RSL Care Fernhill retirement community joined together for the annual Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea earlier this month, raising over 2,300 dollars for cancer research in the Caboolture community. 

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Filmmakers Share Migrant Stories

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Filmmakers Share Migrant Stories

Their backgrounds are diverse but they share a common thread: a journey across the world to a new life in Australia.

Six amateur filmmakers will share their migrant stories at a red carpet screening at the Mercury Cinema this month as part of ACH Group’s Good Lives on Film #3 project.

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RSL Care Baycrest Celebrates Pink Week to Raise Funds for Breast Cancer

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

RSL Care Baycrest Celebrates Pink Week to Raise Funds for Breast Cancer

The team at RSL Care Baycrest in Hervey Bay have dressed up in pink, held raffles, concerts, sausage sizzles and morning teas to raise funds for the Hervey Bay branch of the Breast Cancer Network Australia.

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IRT Foundation’s ‘Neverland’ Needs Your Support

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

IRT Foundation’s ‘Neverland’ Needs Your Support

IRT Group's IRT Foundation recently launched its annual Neverland Ball fundraising campaign to raise awareness of the issues facing older Australians and support older people in need.

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You Can’t Ask That

Friday, June 2, 2017

You Can’t Ask That

Resident of RSL Care Moreton Shores Retirement Village in Thornlands, Lindsay Boyd has just celebrated his first prime time television interview for the tongue-in-cheek ABC program You Can’t Ask That about what life is like as a Centenarian. 

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96 Year Old Enid Inspires Retirement Village Staff to Achieve

Monday, May 29, 2017

96 Year Old Enid Inspires Retirement Village Staff to Achieve

Nonagenarian Enid Webster is somewhat a celebrity in Cooranbong, in particular to fellow residents of her Avondale Lifestyle Community retirement village.

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IRT to Help Design Seniors' Housing of the Future

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

IRT to Help Design Seniors' Housing of the Future

IRT Group has announced that it’s signed up for an Australian-first research project to design the seniors housing of the future.

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550 IRT Volunteers Love Seeing Residents Smile

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

550 IRT Volunteers Love Seeing Residents Smile

“Our volunteers just love it when they see the residents smile. They love it when they see them laughing. And they love it when they see the residents engaged and active.” With these words, IRT Volunteer Coordinator Natalie Shipp sums up the satisfaction IRT Group’s 550 volunteers get out of helping others.

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Never Too Old (or Young) to Volunteer

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Never Too Old (or Young) to Volunteer

Betty Gould, 96, lives independently at IRT Kangara Waters in Belconnen and enjoys playing carpet bowls and a weekly game of cards with other residents.

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Disrupting Retirement – RSL Care + RDNS In Major Research Collaboration

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Disrupting Retirement – RSL Care + RDNS In Major Research Collaboration

RSL Care + RDNS and other major industry retirement and residential community operators have come together with QUT’s respected Institute for Future Environments in a research collaboration focused on changing the way we design for ageing Australians.

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Kemira Wins International Innovation of the Year

Friday, April 28, 2017

Kemira Wins International Innovation of the Year

Kemira at IRT William Beach Gardens at Kanahooka has won Innovation of the Year for Service Implementation at the Fifth Asia Pacific Eldercare Innovation Awards held in Singapore overnight. 

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Uniting Bowden Brae Normanhurst: Full-steam ahead for makeover

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Uniting Bowden Brae Normanhurst: Full-steam ahead for makeover

Building works will commence this month for the redevelopment and expansion of Uniting independent living units in Normanhurst.

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Bolton Clarke Milford Grange Nonagenarians Kick Up Their Heels

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Bolton Clarke Milford Grange Nonagenarians Kick Up Their Heels

Ipswich Mayor Paul Pascale was a surprise guest when residents of Milford Grange Retirement Community celebrated a mass 90+ birthday party last week.

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How Beauty Point Helps You Stay in Your Own Home

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

How Beauty Point Helps You Stay in Your Own Home

Some people don’t want to talk about it, but let’s be frank: for many retirees the reality of having to move to a retirement village can be daunting.

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Sing Your Way to Good Health

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Sing Your Way to Good Health

Bribie Island retirees are improving their health and social lives by performing in their local choir.

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Novacare's Craft Room Showcases Work of Talented Residents

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Novacare's Craft Room Showcases Work of Talented Residents

The Craft Room at Novacare Village is one of the most utilised facilities on the site. There are sewing machines, art equipment, facilities for mosaics, Nuno felting and card marking - there's even a store room of fabric supplies for quilting/patchwork and much more. 

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Yukana – a Wonderful Place to Call Home

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Yukana – a Wonderful Place to Call Home

A number of Independent Serviced Units have recently become available at Yukana Retirement Village so this is your opportunity to call Yukana home.

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Kevin Returns to the Circuit at 86

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Kevin Returns to the Circuit at 86

South Australian tennis great Kevin Lonergan hopes to take on the world’s best senior players in a return to the International Tennis Federation competition in Europe this year.

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Bolton Clarke Milford Grange Supports the World’s Greatest Shave

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Bolton Clarke Milford Grange Supports the World’s Greatest Shave

The staff and residents of the Bolton Clarke Milford Grange community have supported the Leukaemia Foundation’s World’s Greatest Shave by shaving, colouring and waxing their hair for the charitable cause.

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You're Invited to be Part of Something New

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

You're Invited to be Part of Something New

Give yourself the peaceful, relaxed life you promised yourself in retirement, while being a part of a local community.

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Uniting to Deliver New Social and Affordable Housing for Seniors

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Uniting to Deliver New Social and Affordable Housing for Seniors

Uniting has been selected through a competitive tender process by the New South Wales Government to provide safe, welcoming homes and support services to more than 300 seniors in need across the state, under the government’s Social and Affordable Housing Fund (SAHF).

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IRT Woodlands celebrates the Completion of Stage 2 of Development

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

IRT Woodlands celebrates the Completion of Stage 2 of Development

IRT Woodlands will throw open their doors this Thursday, in celebration of the completion of Stage Two of development.

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Bolton Clarke Westhaven Gets Down with Country Music Concert

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Bolton Clarke Westhaven Gets Down with Country Music Concert

The residents of Bolton Clarke Westhaven Retirement Community in Toowoomba have been treated to an afternoon of Country and Western Music in their community hall.

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Up to $10,000 Available for Age-Friendly Community Projects

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Up to $10,000 Available for Age-Friendly Community Projects

Applications are now open for IRT Foundation's 2017 Community Grants Program. The Program, now in its third year, invites community groups and other not-for-profit organisations to apply for grants of up to $10,000. The Program supports local initiatives that will improve the lives of older residents in their communities.

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Greengate Set for Growth

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Greengate Set for Growth

Developer and operator of integrated care villages, Greengate has grown its Board and executive team. This move supports the decision to enable the Group to deliver quality care whilst capitalising on future opportunities in a deregulating sector.

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Connecting Seniors to the World

Monday, March 6, 2017

Connecting Seniors to the World

With the click of a button, UnitingCare Wesley Port Adelaide's Ethnic Link Services are transforming the lives of older people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

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Wesley Mission Queensland's Rosemount Retirement Community Set to Shine in Brisbane’s West

Friday, March 3, 2017

Wesley Mission Queensland's Rosemount Retirement Community Set to Shine in Brisbane’s West

Coming soon to Wesley Mission Queensland's Sinnamon Park, Rosemount Retirement Community is set to offer a premier way of living for over 65s – one of independence, security and relaxation.

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St Brigid's Green Employee Rewards and Recognition Celebration

Thursday, March 2, 2017

St Brigid's Green Employee Rewards and Recognition Celebration

St Brigid’s Green strive to make every day better for residents, their families, and the Greengate team. Greengate provides services that residents value, practice person-centred thinking, and deliver heartfelt support and care. In January, Greengate launched the Employee Reward and Recognition Program at St Brigid’s Green, to thank their hardworking employees who go the extra step for residents and exemplify The Greengate Way. Last month, Greengate held their first monthly awards ceremony and celebrated with a barbeque on the Village Green. 

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Low-cost Units Welcomed Amid Affordable Housing Shortfall

Monday, February 20, 2017

Low-cost Units Welcomed Amid Affordable Housing Shortfall

A range of affordable retirement living units has been released this month with the launch of Stage 3 of ACH Group’s James Evans Court redevelopment at Magill.

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Flipping for a Good Cause

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Flipping for a Good Cause

Pancake Day is all about gathering fellow pancake lovers and getting together to raise money for a good cause.

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Bundaberg Regional Council Names Beres Mooney Senior Citizen of the Year

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Bundaberg Regional Council Names Beres Mooney Senior Citizen of the Year

Bolton Clarke Fairways retirement community resident Mrs Beres Mooney has been named as the Bundaberg Regional Council’s Senior Citizen of the Year, acknowledging over thirty years of charitable work in the Bundaberg community.

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Age No Barrier to Learning New Skills

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Age No Barrier to Learning New Skills

Cyril Box, a resident at Baptistcare Riverside Salter Point, can attest that engaging in creative activities can be a fun way to stay active in retirement. Arts and crafts can stimulate your mind, improving concentration while learning new activities is good exercise for the brain.

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Choir Makes Fringe Debut

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Choir Makes Fringe Debut

If you could go back in time, what would you tell your teenage self?

This is the question members of the ACH Group Sing for Joy choir will ask – and answer – at their first ever live Fringe performance in March.

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St Louis on Blyth - Independent Living Units Available

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

St Louis on Blyth - Independent Living Units Available

There are currently one and three-bedroom Independent Living Units available for immediate occupation at the beautiful boutique St Louis on Blyth retirement village in South Australia.

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New Villas now available at Anglican Care Northwood Retirement Living

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

New Villas now available at Anglican Care Northwood Retirement Living

Brand new villas at Anglican Care Northwood Retirement Living are now available to buy off the plan. 

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Country Club Villages: Upcoming Events Feb/March 2017

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Country Club Villages: Upcoming Events Feb/March 2017

You're invited to join Country Club Villages at a series of open afternoons & lunches in February/March at their retirement villages throughout Victoria. You'll have the opportunity to meet current residents, tour the village facilities and see some of the beautiful homes on display.

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Join IRT at Illawarra's first Career Check Up Expo for Mature Workers

Friday, January 20, 2017

Join IRT at Illawarra's first Career Check Up Expo for Mature Workers

IRT Group's IRT Foundation will hold the Illawarra's first Career Check Up Expo for Mature Workers at Wollongong Town Hall on 15 February 2017 thanks to a Liveable Communities Grant from NSW Department of Family and Community Services.

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Christmas Appeal’s Incredible Impact Felt Across the Country

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Christmas Appeal’s Incredible Impact Felt Across the Country

The UnitingCare and Target Christmas Appeal has transformed Christmas for thousands of people in need across the country, raising an astounding $1,237,042.

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ARV Open Day

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

ARV Open Day

Discover what retirement living is like at ARV Mary Andrews Village.

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Baldwin Living Northside - Planning Your New Home Open Day

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Baldwin Living Northside - Planning Your New Home Open Day

Join Baldwin Living for an information session on reducing the stress of transitioning into a unit and planning your future home presented by Karen Healey from The Uncluttered Closet.

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St Brigid's Green 2016 Christmas Party

Monday, December 19, 2016

St Brigid's Green 2016 Christmas Party

Recently, the residents of St Brigid's Green came together to celebrate Christmas on the Village Green. The Greengate team encouraged residents to invite their family and friends, and everyone enjoyed getting to know some new people. It turned out to be quite the party with over two hundred people attending. Despite some strong wind, and a lot of burst balloons, residents came down early to start the festivities and enjoy the social community that is St Brigid's Green. 

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Bolton Clarke Fairview Spreads Christmas Cheer Through Charity

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Bolton Clarke Fairview Spreads Christmas Cheer Through Charity

The residents of Bolton Clarke Fairview have been busy in the lead up to Christmas with their charitable activities. 

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Volunteering: the Key to Individual and Community Change

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Volunteering: the Key to Individual and Community Change

Have you ever wondered how you can get involved and give back to your local community? Wesley Mission Queensland has the answer – volunteering.

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Warrigal to Sponsor 2017 Australia Day Community Walk

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Warrigal to Sponsor 2017 Australia Day Community Walk

Warrigal has announced they will be proudly sponsoring the Australia Day Community Walk and invite you to be part of their team! 

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New ACH Group CEO Excited About the Road Ahead

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

New ACH Group CEO Excited About the Road Ahead

ACH Group’s new CEO commenced this week, and he is excited about leading the organisation and its people in a way that will offer new opportunities for older people to live good lives.

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BaptistCare Acquires Newcastle Retirement Villages

Monday, December 5, 2016

BaptistCare Acquires Newcastle Retirement Villages

BaptistCare has formally acquired three local retirement villages from Newcastle City Council following success in an expression of interest process earlier this year.

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Churches of Christ Care Aquires Sugarland Gardens Retirement Village

Monday, November 28, 2016

Churches of Christ Care Aquires Sugarland Gardens Retirement Village

Leading not-for-profit seniors living provider Churches of Christ Care has completed its acquisition of a large Bundaberg seniors retirement village.

 

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