A new program to be launched next month is the first in-person, community-focussed course to provide practical and effective education to improve knowledge and confidence for those caring for someone in their last days, weeks, or months of life.
Sydney's Uniting Hawkins Place has celebrated its first birthday by unveiling an engraved memorial that recognises the extraordinary contribution its original residents have made towards building a new and vibrant seniors’ community in Leichhardt.
As communities cautiously reengage after years of pandemic isolation, COTA VIC is encouraging older Australians to discover the health boosting power of life enjoyed with a four legged friend by their side. BIANCA ROBERTS reports
At a Melbourne Design Week 2022 narrative portrait exhibition by Monash University’s Rehabilitation, Ageing and Independent Living (RAIL) Research Centre and the National Centre for Healthy Ageing (NCHA), ways to design for ‘civic good’ are being championed to empower people to ‘design the world they want’.
Social inclusion among older Australians is immensely important, not only for mental wellbeing but physical health as well. In fact, a cuppa and a chat with likeminded peers can even keep the doctors at bay.