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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 here 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
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
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
Volunteering offers great benefits to improve your overall health and wellbeing

5 benefits of volunteering

It has been well researched and documented that volunteering is good for us. From improving our health and happiness to promoting a sense of belonging and social connection, boosting our mood, and making friends, the case for volunteering keeps building. If you are
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.

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,
Cultivating creativity

Cultivating creativity

How can you cultivate creativity? Research suggests that creativity can increase positive emotions, boost cognition, and even support our immune system. The great news is that creativity can be practiced and expressed in a variety of different ways. Get your creative juices flowing
Older couple exercising outdoors

Exercising in the great outdoors

Exercising in the great outdoors The summer months are a wonderful time to venture outdoors and incorporate exercise into your day. ACH Group Exercise Physiologist Geo Kapalungan shares some tips on how to make the best of this time of the year. Whether
Christmas in July long lunch

Healthy eating over Christmas

Christmas catch-ups, summer barbeques, and holidays are all on the horizon! Maintaining healthy habits can be difficult throughout this time of the year when the routine is swapped for social gatherings and celebrations, often accompanied by delicious catering. Here are some tips to
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5 ways to practise gratitude in 2024

Reflect on the past year, make year 2024 your best one How to practise gratitude this holiday season, reflect on the past year and plan for 2024 The holiday season is here and there are many things to look forward to. It could also