Keeping connected

Discover inspiring stories about keeping connected, social programs and the incredible stories of older people in our communities. From HenPower, a program about keeping chickens in aged care, and VintageBites, a social cooking program, to stories about meeting Prince Philip in World War II.

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April 07 2021 Keeping connected

We have all felt lonely before and have had times in our lives when we feel disconnected, excluded and down. We have also seen it in our loved ones, colleagues and communities. An award-winning care provider has joined Ending Loneliness…

May 01 2020 Keeping connected

Home Care Packages are funded by the Australian Government to help older Australians continue living at home. This is your guide to getting the most from your Package…

March 19 2019 Keeping connected

It’s been 52 years since musical duo Kevin and Marie went on their very first…

February 13 2019 Keeping connected

Ron’s story is the first of our blog posts about MyLife, a model of care that puts relationships at the heart of great care, and Best Week. Read Ron’s story and how really…

May 24 2018 Keeping connected

Aged care transport services are available and offered by aged care providers to help older people stay connected to family, friends and the community…

May 07 2018 Keeping connected

To celebrate International Nurses Day 2018, we’re sharing the inspiring stories of nurses working in aged care and the incredible work they do …

March 20 2018 Keeping connected

Loneliness and social isolation present serious health and well-being challenges for older Australians – explore strategies for supporting older people to stay connected…

February 13 2018 Keeping connected

Bill and Hazel’s story is one of everlasting love. In May this year the inspirational couple will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary and an incredible life together…

February 02 2018 Keeping connected

Temora rural community hero Neville Thompson received an Order of Australia medal for his contributions to agriculture and his local community.

December 17 2017 Keeping connected

As a home care worker, Kathryn spends time with those who need a little extra help in their day-to-day lives. She invites us along for a day on the job that she loves…

December 11 2017 Keeping connected

Family means the world to Tom and having his wife and best friend pass away reinforced this. Tom decided to embark on the trip of a lifetime to Scotland – watch his inspiring video

December 04 2017 Keeping connected

Creative ageing program, VintageBites, brought a little piece of Italy to aged care residents at Whiddon Easton Park in celebration of the Italian holiday, Ferragosto.

May 15 2017 Keeping connected

In recognition of the valuable role nurses play in our communities, aged care provider The Whiddon Group launched their Share That You Care campaign on International Nurses Day

April 28 2017 Keeping connected

Thelma celebrates her 106th birthday surrounded by family, friends, carers and residents at her aged care home and shares her secrets to a long life…