Healthy ageing

Healthy Ageing provides information, resources and practical suggestions on how you can improve your wellbeing. From using creative ageing techniques and the benefits of art and pet therapy, to improving memory and falls prevention – we’ve got you covered.

October 07 2019 Healthy ageing

An innovative program that teaches aged care residents drumming techniques, is hitting the right note with residents, who as a result, are enjoying a boost to their health and wellbeing. The wellbeing program, run fortnightly at a number of residential…

August 05 2019 Healthy ageing

For 91 year old Keith, hitting the highway on a motor bike with the wind…

February 07 2019 Healthy ageing

Whether you’re a budding amateur or a blooming expert, gardening can bring a number of…

December 19 2018 Healthy ageing

As we age, we need to take extra care when temperatures rise. Read our top 5 tips for seniors on staying safe in the Australian heat during summer.

September 12 2018 Healthy ageing

The power of music on memory is well-known: music is an incredibly powerful and emotive tool for people with dementia. An aged care home in New South Wales has been trialling…

July 30 2018 Healthy ageing

Find out about Aged Care Employee Day, a new day to, recognise and celebrate the hundreds of thousands of people who work in the aged care industry across Australia…

July 18 2018 Healthy ageing

Centenarian Eileen Spraggs, 101, shares her inspiring life story and secrets to a long and happy life…

July 04 2018 Healthy ageing

Regular exercise and physical activity is important at any age. Staying active as we get…

February 14 2018 Healthy ageing

Food is an incredibly powerful and emotive topic for people. Food touches on many areas…

January 04 2018 Healthy ageing

A recent report details the benefits found through HenPower, a creative ageing program that introduced chooks to residential aged care homes. Find out more and read the report here

December 13 2017 Healthy ageing

Research shows that pet therapy boosts the morale of aged care residents and can reduce feelings of depression and anxiety. Read about Chappie the beagle and his important role…

September 17 2017 Healthy ageing

107 year-old Ted Wale holds the remarkable title of Australia’s third oldest man. A resident at Whiddon Easton Park, an aged care home in Glenfield, Ted is a remarkable man…

June 22 2017 Healthy ageing

Home Care allows Tom and Topsy to live independently and safely at home. Tom and Tom have designed their Home Care Package with support from their Care Coordinator…

April 20 2017 Healthy ageing

Art and painting plays a huge and very important role for 74 year old budding artist, Neil, but it hasn’t always been that way. Find out how art therapy helps Neil…