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Happy at home thanks to Dementia Specialist Advisory Service

September 21, 2018

Safety features around the home have made life easier for Jill, who is a full-time carer to her husband Charles, diagnosed with dementia six years ago. Jill and Charles are happy to be at home with support from ACH Group’s Dementia Specialist Advisory … READ MORE

Plan ahead for peace of mind

September 12, 2018

Planning Ahead is a vital step for individuals and families after a diagnosis of dementia or memory loss. That’s the message from ACH Group Dementia Expert Teresa Moran ahead of Planning Ahead Week (September 11 to 16). Ms Moran says it’s important to … READ MORE

Wakefield Press

September 11, 2018

ACH Group’s Good Lives Magazine is proud to announce a new partnership with iconic South Australian independent publisher, Wakefield Press. Founded in 1942, Wakefield Press undertakes all stages of the publishing process (except printing) under the one … READ MORE

It pays to be Tech Savvy

September 11, 2018

Cloud or drive? Apple or android? Phone or tablet? If these  questions leave you scratching your head, it might be time to sign up to an Exchange Tech Savvy  workshop. These workshops are all about getting people started on the internet and tips for th … READ MORE

Laughter is the best medicine

September 11, 2018

“You can’t deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favourite chair and  stays as long as it wants.” – Stephen King   As the saying goes, laughter is the best medicine. But did you know that there is real scientific evidence to back up … READ MORE

Lamb & asparagus nicoise salad

September 11, 2018

As we move from the cool winter months into the bright, chirpy spring sun we are bombarded with the latest weight loss regimes and ‘superfood’ claims. It’s hard to ignore the relentless promotion of these products, but what actually is a superfood, and … READ MORE

Explore the magical Flinders Ranges

September 11, 2018

In the heart of South Australia’s outback, yet an easy journey from Adelaide, the Flinders Ranges is a destination like no other in Australia. It’s a place full of natural beauty, ancient landscapes, pioneering heritage and indigenous history.   B … READ MORE

Nigel back on track thanks to Health Studio 50+

September 11, 2018

Nigel Woolmer is staying on top of his back pain thanks to a tailored exercise program at ACH Group’s new Health Studio 50+. The 78-year-old saw one of the Studio’s physiotherapists who helped develop an exercise program to meet his  needs. The program … READ MORE

The best is yet to come for Bruce

September 11, 2018

He’s widely considered Australia’s best sports commentator, but at 65 Bruce McAvaney still thinks  he can do better. The man dubbed ‘Mr Olympics’ has been a fixture on our screens and airwaves for the last four decades and has called some of the nation … READ MORE

Keith on song with help from ACH Group

September 10, 2018

Keith Netting spent many years as the sole carer of his wife Joy. But when her dementia progressed, he reached a point when he felt he had to ask for help. “She started waking up in the night and I realised I could no longer manage on my own,” Keith sa … READ MORE

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