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Irene ready to jump into history books

July 11, 2017

She celebrated her 100th birthday with a sky dive, becoming the oldest South Australian to do so. Now, 12 months on, Irene O’Shea is set to enter the history books again. The Athelstone great grandmother hopes to become the oldest person in the world t … READ MORE

New group hits the op shops

July 10, 2017

A group of keen shoppers snapped up a few bargains and shared a laugh or two during a tour of Adelaide’s western suburbs op shops last week. Organised as part of ACH Group’s Social Links program, the ‘Urban Upcyclers’ group started the day with a coffe … READ MORE

Sharing a love of music

July 4, 2017

They are generations apart, but primary school students and members of ACH Group’s Sing For Joy choir share a love of music. Two northern primary schools, Wynn Vale and Ridgehaven, are in rehearsals with Sing for Joy’s Wynn Vale and Payneham choirs ahe … READ MORE

Chocolate hazelnut truffles

June 27, 2017

ACH Group healthy chef Mel Haynes shares her Chocolate hazelnut truffle recipe made using silken tofu for a healthier chocolate treat. Ingredients: 500g medium silken tofu (room temperature) 500g quality dark chocolate 250g hazelnuts 300g peanuts Metho … READ MORE

Congratulations Samantha Manoel – Award winner

June 24, 2017

Congratulations to ACH Group’s Samantha Manoel who last night took out the Aged and Community Services SA & NT Trainee Award, presented at the Gala Award dinner at the National Wine Centre. The Trainee Award celebrates the outstanding achievements … READ MORE

Meet the filmmakers!

June 23, 2017

Six amateur filmmakers came together to share their migrant stories on film as part of ACH Group’s Good Lives on Film #3 project. An award-winning initiative of member network The Exchange, the project saw filmmakers aged 50+ spend 13 weeks together to … READ MORE

Stitching up a new challenge

June 16, 2017

Lloyd Millar is not one to let gender stereotypes get in the way of a hobby. The former draughtsman and woodwork teacher is also a keen embroiderer. Evidence of his handiwork is everywhere throughout his Magill unit, from exquisite needlepoint embroide … READ MORE

A new era for the Repat

June 9, 2017

ACH Group’s world class health, ageing and Veterans’ precinct at the Repatriation General Hospital will start to take shape later this year, after contract negotiations for the sale of the site were concluded this week. “This is a very exciting time fo … READ MORE

Red lentil soup

June 5, 2017

Stay warm this winter with ACH Group healthy chef Mel Haynes’ delicious Red lentil soup with kale recipe. Ingredients: 1 x 2-litre bottle tomato juice 1 bunch of kale, finely sliced 2 brown onions, finely diced 1 Tbsp minced garlic Ricebran oil, for fr … READ MORE

Mosaic unveiled at Highercombe

May 16, 2017

A colourful mosaic created by a group of residents, staff and volunteers has been unveiled at Highercombe Residential Living. The 2m high mural, which depicts an archway and galahs at a bird bath, has been installed in the Heysen courtyard of the Hope … READ MORE

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