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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.

Brodie, Exercise Physiologist, and Geoff, Home Care Package customer at ACH Group.

Holistic approach to health with ACH Group

Holistic approach to health with ACH Group At ACH Group, our range of specialised allied health services and one-on-one or group programs are provided by professionals so you can exercise with confidence. If you are affected by a new health issue or an
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Falls prevention in older people

Falls prevention: 4 helpful tips

Did you know? Falls are among the biggest threats to older people. As we get older, our muscle strength and balance may reduce which can result in a fall accident. Although most falls may not cause serious injury, they can possibly leave us
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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 fall 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
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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.

Elkanah residents enjoying a chat

Myth busting about retirement living

Busting 4 common myths about retirement living Common myths about retirement living can create confusion about financial contracts and don’t reflect what life is really like when you move into a village. This article separates fact from fiction. Myth # 1: Moving into
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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,
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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?
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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.

Cate Balfour-Ogilvy is the amazing Volunteer Services Manager at ACH Group, photographed here for an article about her amazing personality and committment

Making a difference as the Volunteer Services Manager at ACH Group

Making a difference as the Volunteer Services Manager at ACH Group Some career pathways are straightforward, some are paved with little side quests, and some are a bit of both. If you believe that a career journey guides you to find the right
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Mother's day photo

Happy Mother’s Day

Celebrating Mother’s Day The mother and son bond between Gina and Yianni Anderson has only grown stronger since the pair joined forces working at ACH Group 18 months ago. Yianni said working with his Mum had made him appreciate her even more and
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International Nurses Day

A day for the nurses

International Nurses Day 2024  This International Nurses Day, ACH Group wants to thank its more than 300 nurses who provide compassionate care to older South Australians. Among those nurses are Monika Taneja and Jenny Joseph who are both senior nurses at ACH Group’s
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