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New ACH Group CEO – excited about the road ahead

December 5, 2016

ACH Group’s new CEO has commenced today, 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. Mr Ray Creen comes to ACH Group with an enviable record in senior h … READ MORE

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Tell us what you think!

November 24, 2016

Fill the below form for your chance to WIN an iPad Air 2. Tell us what you think Full Name* First Last Address* Street Address Address Line 2 Suburb State Post code Daytime contact telephone number*Email* Tell us in 25 words or less what you think abou … READ MORE

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GLOF AWARD

November 23, 2016

We’re thrilled to announce that ACH Group’s Good Lives on Film program won the Creative Arts award at the COTA SA Positive Ageing Awards on Friday night. The awards were presented at a glittering 70s disco-themed awards night as part of the COTA SA Eve … READ MORE

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Francine ready to celebrate SALA

July 25, 2016

A stroke was never going to dampen the artist in Francine Jacques. She just changed her painting style….and went from being a right hand painter to a left. “I can’t do the intricate sketches and portraits I used to do, but I can still do landscapes in … READ MORE

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SALA selection underway

July 15, 2016

ACH Group artists joined staff and professional artists to select the final artwork for the group’s flagship South Australian Living Artists (SALA) festival exhibition to be held in the heart of the city this August. The exhibition will be held off Run … READ MORE

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Paper Hearts project takes shape

June 20, 2016

The Paper Hearts Project will culminate in an exhibition at the Space Between, the former Malcolm Reid Building, off Rundle Street. ACH Group’s community – including residents, community-based art groups, staff and volunteers – are working together to … READ MORE

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Teddies bring smiles to sick kids

June 8, 2016

ACH Group Bedford Heights Estate Craft Group presented an armful of AFL-themed teddy bears to the Box Hill Hospital Children’s Ward in May. The group made the 39 colourful teddies at its weekly get-together. “We wanted to do something for the children … READ MORE

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Love is in the air for artists

June 8, 2016

Pat Egan didn’t pick up a paintbrush until three years ago, and now there’s no stopping him. From birds, to boats and buildings – and in acrylics, pencil and ink – Pat’s creativity is ever-evolving. But the artwork he’s currently working on is particul … READ MORE

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Band plays on for Jeff

June 5, 2016

Jeff Uern is a man in demand. The trumpet and coronet player is a member of three bands and most weeks plays to an audience somewhere in Adelaide. Living in a hassle-free independent retirement unit at Salisbury, Jeff manages to find time to help out a … READ MORE

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Friends step out for reconciliation

May 26, 2016

Next week, as South Australians celebrate National Reconciliation Week, friends from indigenous and non-indigenous backgrounds will meet for their weekly dance class. The Otherway Guys and Gals dancing group is a collaboration between ACH Group’s Socia … READ MORE

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