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Group of older people in a gym, exercising with weights to improve their balance for April Falls month.

April Falls 2024 – Improving balance for falls prevention

April Falls Month 2024 Better balance for falls prevention April Falls Month® is an annual campaign to raise awareness about the impact of falls and to promote the latest best practice fall prevention strategies. The Better Balance for Fall Prevention campaign aims to help Australians find appropriate exercise programs to […]

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Fall Prevention Seminars

Fall Prevention Seminars In recognition of April Falls Month® ACH Group is hosting a series of FREE fall prevention education sessions at our three Health Studio 50+ locations. Delivered by ACH Group Physiotherapists and Exercise Physiologists, the 45-minute sessions will provide you with information on fall risks, preventative strategies, what […]

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Going on a bus trip is one of the things that make Milpara residents happy. Here's a photo of them in a park, waving and having their photo taken for the 'Happiness Project'.

What is happiness to you?

Happiness means something different to each of us International Happiness Day is celebrated on 20 March, and  and we were excited to kick off the happiness party by launching the ‘Happiness Project’. What is it, you ask? It is a series of short videos recorded by the Social Team at […]

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Celebrating multiculturalism at ACH Group

Harmony Week 2024 This week is Harmony Week. Harmony Week (18th to 24th March) is a celebration that recognises the diversity across our country and brings together Australians from all different backgrounds. It’s about inclusiveness and respect for all Australians, and celebrating that no matter where you are from, everyone […]

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Teresa talking to her dad Bob

Dementia doesn’t have to define you

How to navigate life with dementia As a Dementia Service Design Manager at ACH Group, Teresa Moran played a pivotal role in the design and implementation of a variety of programs, services, and care strategies to support residents and customers living with dementia. Her passion for educating others about good […]

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Blossoming creativity with Helena’s flower arrangements

The art of flower arranging In Issue 12 of Good Lives Magazine, we featured an article about the different ways of cultivating creativity, encouraging readers to share their tips for bringing more creativity into their lives. Upon receiving a submission from Helena Stretton, we connected with her to follow up […]

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Shirley Sampson - a remarkable woman, resident at Kapara

Shirley Sampson, OAM: A life of kindness and service

A life of kindness and service We headed to Kapara Residential Care Home to meet Shirley Sampson, OAM. Shirley is not just your average 99-year-old; her commitment to helping others reminds us all of the importance of kindness. How would you introduce yourself? I’m Shirley, born in Port Pirie in […]

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Photo of custard. To illustrate passionfruit custard slice recipe

Recipe: No bake passionfruit custard slice

Passionfruit custard slice recipe Here’s a reminder from residents of West Park to savour the simple joys in life. Check out this masterpiece – a tantalising passionfruit custard slice that’s as delightful as a sunny day at the beach. The whole group worked together to bring together different elements of […]

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Celebrating International Women's Day at ACH Group

Celebrating women of ACH Group

Celebrating International Women’s Day: Inspiring Inclusion at ACH Group As we celebrate International Women’s Day, we are proud to shine a light on the theme of this year, “Inspire Inclusion,” a theme that resonates deeply with our values and practices at ACH Group. At ACH Group, we take immense pride […]

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Dr Jeannie Daniels sitting in her apartment, reflecting on International Womens Day

Jeannie’s reflection on educational approaches for women

Celebrating Dr Jean Daniels (Jeannie) on International Women’s Day 2024 As we mark International Women’s Day 2024 (UN Women Australia, International Women’s Day), we are honoured to spotlight the remarkable journey and insights of Dr Jean Daniels (Jeannie). With a life shaped by resilience, determination, and a commitment to feminist […]

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