Childhood sweethearts Jocelyn and Arthur Clarke celebrated a remarkable 75th wedding anniversary at the brand new TriCare Ashgrove earlier this month. The significant milestone, spanning decades of major economic and social change, proves that true love has no expiry date and holds fasts under all circumstances.
Aged care residents from Uniting Annesley in Haberfield and Locke Haven in Petersham recently had their very own ‘red-carpet’ moment when they attended the premiere of a new homegrown short film, which shares scripted personal stories about living with mental illness as an older person and the importance of community.
The wellbeing of Benetas Clarinda on the Park is on the rise thanks to state-of-the-art Tovertafel technology, which uses fun and interactive games to support older people, including those with dementia. The ceiling-mounted technology, which projects interactive games onto flat surfaces, was installed at the home in October.
As individuals or families consider options for the later stages of life, understanding the distinctions between residential aged care and retirement living becomes crucial. These two alternatives offer different levels of support, facilities, and lifestyles.