Healthy Ageing

At ACH Group, we believe your best self, starts with your best health. Good health is one of the foundations of living a good life as you age. Research around the world has shown that people who are active and socially connected are happier and have a better sense of wellbeing and overall health, regardless of age or health status.

That’s why we focus on healthy ageing to assist you to remain physically, mentally and socially active and live a full and active life.

5 ways to get back into your fitness routine after a break

5 fitness motivation tips to get back into your routine after a break

The holiday season is a time for celebration and relaxation but it can also throw our fitness goals out of whack. For many of us, it can be challenging trying to get back into a fitness regime after a long break. For others, it could be a lack of fitne …

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Healthy eating tips for the holiday season

6 healthy eating tips for the holiday season

It’s the time of year many of us all look forward to – Christ­­mas, a season of joy, celebration and reunion. Although Christmas is a time where it can be easy to overindulge in treats, it is still possible to keep a healthy balanced diet during the fe …

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5 ways to keep cool in summer

5 tips to keep cool in summer

For many, summer means BBQ, outdoor entertainment and beach time. We all look forward to the warmer days to enjoy a bit of sunshine and outdoor activities. But there are days that summer isn’t quite fun and enjoyable. On a 40°+ days when the scorching …

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Learning

Finding the right support to live well as you age, or recover from a health incident can be challenging to navigate and at times, overwhelming.

Here, you will find educational articles and resources about retirement living, home care packages, residential care homes, living well with dementia and social experiences.

DementiaTipsForCaregivers

3 tips for caring for someone with dementia

Dementia can change a person’s life in all aspects including relationships with friends, families and loved ones. Everyone can experience dementia differently. There can be changes in memory, behaviour feelings and personality. For family members and c …

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SocialMethodsToFightLoneliness

3 social steps to beat loneliness

More and more older people – up to one third – are now living with loneliness. And, according to Australian Loneliness Report, people with higher levels of loneliness report more health issues including colds and infections, headaches, sleeping difficu …

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PlanningAheadForYourFuture

Planning ahead: why you should and how to start

Who would make decisions for you about your finances, medical care and personal wishes if you couldn’t speak for yourself? Would they be clear about what you want? This week marks Planning Ahead Week (7-13 September 2020). It is all about safeguarding …

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Lifestyle

Life is nothing but a beautiful journey of discovery, self-care and fulfilment. Grow older, age well and embrace the journey as you go. Discover customers’ stories and community activities to see how people are embracing life.

Christmas fruit cake recipe

Beryl’s Christmas fruit cake recipe

What is your passion in life? Is it volunteering, singing, painting, writing, baking? For many, having a passion is very important. A passion gives you a sense of purpose and affirms your values. It brings you joy in something that’s you love doing whi …

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International volunteer day at ACH Group

International Volunteer Day – featuring ACH Group’s volunteers

At ACH Group, volunteers have always made up an important part of our community. We are proud to have a huge diversity of volunteers who help with a wide variety of activities including social outings, group activities, driving food preparation in many …

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ACH Group Kapara was a centre of care during war years

Kapara – a centre of care during war years

Kapara Residential Living, a historic landmark in Glenelg South, played an important role as a centre of care during the war years. Originally a 14-room homestead built in 1895 and set on five acres of grounds, the home was used as a nursing hostel dur …

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