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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.

Spring hay fever tips for older people

Spring hay fever tips

Spring is just around the corner and with that comes hay fever or pollen allergies. During Spring, trees and grasses release pollen into the air which can trigger hay fever. So what exactly is hay fever and how do you manage the symptoms? What is hay fever? Did you know
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post stroke exercises

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 improve your fitness, your
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women doing meditation during Coronavirus lockdown

Coronavirus: 5 lockdown activities

The Coronavirus pandemic and resultant lockdowns have changed our lives in many different ways. With the latest level 5 restriction in South Australia coming in place, many of us may find it difficult to stay active, healthy and connected. The good news is we can choose to focus on the
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diabetes prevention tips

Diabetes prevention tips

For every 100 people diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, at least 25 may be undiagnosed and living with complications of the illness. But did you know that you can delay or even prevent the onset of type 2 diabetes? Poorly managed and undiagnosed diabetes damages the body and can lead
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Chocolate bliss balls recipe

Chocolate bliss balls recipe

World Chocolate Day is celebrated every year on 7th July around the world allowing chocolate lovers to indulge in their favourite treat. Chocolate has been around for ages and is the best-known food around the world. There are some misconceptions about chocolate due to its high fat and sugar content.
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Yoga benefits to older people

Yoga and its benefits

What is yoga? Yoga is a form of gentle exercise that is not religious but promotes spirituality, encouraging people to learn and develop inner peace and nurture their ‘mind, body and spirit’.  This ancient practice, founded in India’s Himalayas region, increased in popularity in Western culture during the 1960s-70s and
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Falls prevention in older people

Falls prevention: 4 helpful tips

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 feeling quite distressed. Good news is there are other things
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Diet tips to prevent diet-related diseases

Diet tips for managing common diet-related diseases

As we age, we are more prone to age-related diseases. Some of these diseases such as hypercholesterolaemia, hypertension and type 2 diabetes can be positively impacted by simple changes in our diet and daily routine. What are these conditions? Hyper- refers to a higher amount, and in this case, hypercholesterolemia
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Fig and pecan hot cross buns

Fig and pecan hot cross bun recipe

Nothing compares to the smell of fresh hot cross buns. Fragrant, fluffy, and delightful homemade hot cross buns are the ultimate Easter food here in Australia. Perfect for sharing with families and friends over a cuppa, hot cross buns have become a tradition, a good time for family gathering and
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Walking is beneficial for your overall health and wellbeing

5 health benefits of walking

Walking is a simple way to improve your overall health. Walking can offer many benefits to people of all ages and fitness levels. Walking is free and easy to start. Physical activity does not have to be vigorous to improve your health. Something as simple as taking a 30-minute walk
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