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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.

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Ageism: what is it?

Ageism: what is it? What is it like to grow older today? Age is one of the first things we notice about other people. It also shouldn’t be a reason why our older years can’t be some of the best of our lives. The definition of ageism Ageism can be
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Apps to exercise your brain

Exercising the brain can be an important, enjoyable part of everyday life. Numerous studies have suggested that engaging in mentally stimulating activities regularly can result in a reduced risk of cognitive decline and developing dementia. Activities that involve exercise for the brain include: reading and listening to podcasts taking a
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A lifelong journey of health and friendship

A Lifelong Journey of Health and Friendship: An Interview with Marie and Sharon In a heartwarming interview, we sit down with Marie, a vibrant eighty-year-old, and her daughter Sharon, who is sixty, to discuss their unique bond and dedication to health and wellbeing. Through their inspiring journey, they’ve discovered the

Dementia Action Week

Dementia Action Week 18-24 September 2023 Dementia impacts close to half a million Australians and almost 1.6 million Australians are involved in their care. People living with dementia can live active and fulfilling lives many years after diagnosis. Act now for a dementia-friendly future Imagine being treated differently just because
Lamb and asparagus nicoise salad

Lamb & asparagus Nicoise salad

Indulge in the flavors of spring with this exquisite lamb and asparagus nicoise salad. Savory grilled lamb, tender asparagus spears, and a medley of vibrant vegetables, all drizzled with a zesty dressing. A delightful blend of freshness and richness in every bite. Lamb and Asparagus Nicoise Salad (Serves 4) Ingredients
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Regaining your fitness post-stroke

Regaining your fitness post-stroke A stroke can affect how well you move, balance, stand and walk. Thus, a stroke affects your ability to improve or regain your fitness, along with managing everyday tasks such as dressing, standing from a chair or walking outdoors in the community. Exercise post-stroke will also

Moroccan quinoa soup

Warm and comforting, this hearty soup is the perfect dish to cozy up to on a chilly day. The combination of tender butternut pumpkin, aromatic onions, carrots, and celery creates a delicious base, while the addition of smoked paprika, cumin, and coriander adds a delightful depth of flavor. The quinoa
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Keeping your feet in top condition

A healthy base: keeping your feet in top condition Just like fashion changes as the weather gets warmer or colder, so do our feet. As a result there are a few points to consider to keep your feet healthy through the change in season. ACH Group podiatrist Shari Madden explains
Yoghurt bowl with strawberries can make a good snack.

Healthy snacks

Snacking certainly has a place in a healthy diet, especially with high value nutritional foods. But as ACH Group Dietitian Kaitlyn Dienelt shares, there are a few guidelines to follow when it comes to healthy snacking in between meals. Think before you snack Before you head for the fridge or
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April Falls 2023 – Better balance for fall prevention

Get active and improve 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 overall campaign goal is to get active and improve balance for fall prevention. ACH Group aims