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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.

volunteering and why you should join

Volunteering: How to get started

Most people agree that volunteering is a worthwhile thing to do and that giving freely of our time to support others commendable. A lot of people think about becoming a volunteer but question whether volunteering is something they can do. What can I
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composting and how you can get started

A beginner’s guide to composting

Why composting? When we send compostable material such as kitchen scraps to landfills, it produces methane as it breaks down. One study showed the decay of a family’s food and garden waste that is not composted aerobically generates almost one tonne of greenhouse
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Ernest story 3d printing

Ernest’ multi-dimensional talents and his passion for 3D printing

Most people would expect to see 3D printing in full action when they go to Tonsley Innovation Centre; a place that has been the home of many engineering companies investing in this technology. Ernest has now made ACH Group Elkanah Retirement Village, located
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Art class at ACH Group Milpara helps Josie tell her story

Josie Fantasia ‘va in Italia’ with clay pieces

Art is a medium through which people can document and share their story. Josie a resident at Milpara was born in Squillani, Italy – a place she has fond memories of. By creating several ceramic pieces in Milpara’s art group, Josie’s memories of
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KindnessChangesEverythingSALA2020

Kindness changes everything

During these challenging times of COVID-19, thoughtful acts of kindness can go a long way. Find out what the ACH Group’s community has done to support each other and spread kindness during COVID-19. ACH Group’s 2020 SALA exhibition To compliment ACH Group’s 2020
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COVID-19 vaccine and what you need to know

COVID-19 vaccine – all you need to know

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our lives in many ways. The world that we’re living in will never be the same with all the changes happening. Vaccines have saved millions of lives around the world. Vaccines work by preparing the body’s natural defense
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Sophin and her extraordinary journey in Australia

Sophin and her incredible life journey in Australia

Sophin Kheav was born in a small village in Cambodia and has fond memories of a simple life as a kid, with her parents and four siblings. That was until tragedy stroke with under the leadership of Pol Pot, who radically pushed Cambodia
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10 vegies for small space

10 vegies to grow in smaller spaces

The past twelve months has seen an increased interest in produce gardening. Many people who have never tried before, have started to grow some of their own vegies, herbs, and fruits and that is wonderful as nothing beats the flavour, freshness and nutrient
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Valentine's Day Story

It was meant to be…

Do you believe in fate when it comes to love? We want to share a beautiful story of a couple who live at ACH Group’s Perry Park residential care home – Mr and Mrs Briggs. Mr and Mrs Briggs’ story is a love
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Yvonne and Fred love story

Yvonne and Fred’s love story was a set-up!

Yvonne and Fred have recently celebrated their 72nd wedding anniversary but they claim it was all a set-up. Fred was away at war and Yvonne was a cashier at a grocery store next to Fred’s family plumbing business, so she knew his entire
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