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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.

Older couple dancing and staying connected

The importance of staying connected

Feeling socially connected is more important than ever Spending time with happy and positive friends can elevate your mood, while having stronger social ties has been linked with a lower risk of depression, healthier blood pressure and body mass index. Human beings are inherently social creatures. As far back as
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Lesley reignites her passion for art

Lesley Collet has always appreciated and enjoyed creating art and since her diagnosis with Multiple Scleroris (MS),  has been able to reconnect with her passion through her participation in ACH Group ceramics group. It’s Tuesday just before 1pm and the ACH Group ceramics class, which is a dedicated NDIS experience
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Diet for heart health

Diet to improve heart health

Poor diet is a leading risk factor for heart disease in Australia. Having a poor diet can increase your chance of developing high blood pressure and cholesterol, being overweight and diabetes. In turn, these conditions increase your risk of heart disease. Keep reading to learn about eating to maintain your
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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.

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Downsizing: 5 simple tips to get started

Have you ever looked around the house and felt a bit overwhelmed by the clutter surrounding you? Do you dream of living a minimalistic lifestyle? Is excessive clutter around the house causing you stress and affecting how you live life? Downsizing isn’t a new topic for many of us, especially
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Lady thinking about homecare package

Preparing for your home care package

You’ve been approved for a Home Care Package and have been advised you’re on the national waiting list. What you can do during the wait time to prepare for your Home Care Package (HCP)? Avenues for short-term support Depending on the support you require, you may be eligible for help
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Showcasing Spence on Light as Livable Housing Design

What is Livable Housing Design?

A livable housing design becomes one of the main considerations when it comes to retirement living options. A livable home is designed to built to meet the changing needs of residents across their lifetime.  Livable homes include key easy living features that make them easier and safer to use for
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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.

Peter at his Fleurieu farm

A full life on the Fleurieu

Peter Whitford epitomises the saying that ‘busy people stay busy’. In his 87 years, he’s not stood still for long. Peter wakes at 6am every morning, reads the paper and then tends to his Normanville Heights garden, “to keep it tidy”. He then heads to the Myponga farm to check
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A table with colourful pottery pieces, including a vase, plates and bowls

Lesley reignites her passion for art

Lesley Collet has always appreciated and enjoyed creating art and since her diagnosis with Multiple Scleroris (MS),  has been able to reconnect with her passion through her participation in ACH Group ceramics group. It’s Tuesday just before 1pm and the ACH Group ceramics class, which is a dedicated NDIS experience
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Customer and nurse in a conversation

Celebrating the nurses at ACH Group

Across ACH Group, more than 300 nurses support older people to age well. Today, we’re delighted to introduce you to two ACH Group staff members. Firstly, Phoebe – who is a Registered Nurse working in the community, supporting customers in their own home. Secondly, Ish – who began his career
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