Blooms That Brighten Your Day - Gardening and Ageing

Gardening is a healthy, stimulating activity that can be enjoyed by older people. It increases physical activity and maintains mobility and flexibility. As we approach the height of the Spring Racing Carnival in the southern states, the images of flowers and ceremony abound. Every Australian knows that Flemington Racecourse is home to the Melb...
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October Is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness Month started on October 1 and ends on October 31. Breast CancerAwareness Month is a great opportunity for the community to focus on breast cancer and its impact on those affected by the disease.Breast cancer remains the most common cancer among Australian women (excluding non-melanoma skin cancer). Survival rates ...
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World Mental Health Day 10 October

1 in 5 Australians are affected by mental illness, yet many don't seek help because of stigma. World Mental Health Day – October 10 — is a day for global mental health education, awareness and advocacy. It is an initiative of the World Federation for Mental Health to raise public awareness of mental health issues worldwide.Mental Health Australia a...
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Alzheimer’s - Preventing Wandering Behaviour

World Alzheimer's Day, September 21st of each year, is a day on which Alzheimer's organizations around the world concentrate theirefforts on raising awareness about Alzheimer's and dementia (a form of Alzheimer's) and is part of World Alzheimer's Month. Last week we published a blog describing this year's theme which tied in with Aus...
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World Alzheimer’s Awareness Day #Dementia2019

World Alzheimer's Day, September 21st of each year, is a day on which Alzheimer's organizations around the world concentrate their efforts on raising awareness about Alzheimer's and dementia and is part of World Alzheimer's Month. This year's focus is stigma. 2 out of every 3 people globally believe there is little or no underst...
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