10 Mar 2020

Call us elders, seniors or older adults please

A new study by Better Health North East Melbourne has found that older people are less likely to access health and well-being services that are labeled with terms such as […]

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5 Mar 2020

How much sugar are you drinking?

Did you know that a regular 600ml bottle of soft drink contains around 16 teaspoons of sugar and a can a day can lead up to 6.75kg weight gain in […]

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21 Feb 2020

Friday Shopping Group – Social Support for Seniors

Enjoy browsing the shops and lunch at a chosen shopping destination. You will then have the opportunity to purchase your own lunch. Transport provided starting at 10.00am and then home […]

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9 Feb 2020

No place like home – Judy’s Story

“I’m very happy to be in the hands of the wonderful caring staff at healthAbility and I’m looking forward to a little more relaxation in my life because of their […]

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Home Safety Checklist

Did you know that a least one in three people aged 65 years and over, fall one or more times a year? Maintaining a safe home environment is a key […]

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Advanced Care Planning is for everyone

Talking about what may happen as we approach the end of our lives is not an everyday conversation. For some of us, picturing what things might look like if people […]

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13 Jan 2020

Be Prepared this Bushfire Season

It’s vital to be prepared and informed this fire season to ensure the safety of yourself and loved ones. Fire Ready Victoria – Eltham Meeting Eltham CFA in conjuction with […]

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16 Dec 2019

Our Groups and Programs Calendar for Term 1 2020 is now available

Our Term 1 Groups and Programs Calendar for 2020 is now available to view online featuring all of our Support, Education and Exercise groups for all ages. View online

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12 Dec 2019

Heat kills more people in Australia than any natural disaster

Extreme heat causes more deaths than any other natural disaster in Australia so it’s important to take a moment to think about how you and your family, friends, and neighbours […]

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28 Nov 2019

Hero of health honoured in building naming

In honour of Rosemary Aitken, a founding member of our community health service who served as a volunteer on the Board of Directors for 42 years, we officially named our […]

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25 Nov 2019

16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence Campaign

Today is the first day of #16DaysofActivism Against Gender Based Violence. This year’s theme is “Respect women: Call it out” with the aim to highlight what the drivers of violence are and […]

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18 Nov 2019

Children’s Books – celebrating individuality and promoting gender equity

Children’s books that celebrate gender diversity and challenge rigid gender-stereotypes expand the horizons for all children. Storybooks encourage families and children to imagine the possibilities, who they are, what they […]

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14 Nov 2019

International Day of People With Disability – Free Afternoon Tea, Supporting people with Parkinson’s Disease

Join us for some yummy delights at our next group meeting for people with Parkinson’s Disease or their carers and learn about our support group. When: Monday 2 December Where: […]

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1 Nov 2019

Meet Sensitive Santa

Children with autism or those needing a sensory friendly environment are invited to meet Sensitive Santa in a free private 20 minute session with their families. Parents need to provide […]

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Parenting Support – Parenting with Less Stress

Limited spots still available Do you have a child under 12 and find parenting stressful at times? You’re not alone! Join our next Parenting With Less Stress group and enjoy […]

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28 Oct 2019

Free Community Christmas Day Lunch

Free Community Christmas Day Lunch If you are at a loose end on Christmas Day there is a community Christmas lunch being held in Diamond Creek. Come along and enjoy […]

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17 Oct 2019

Join us at the Melbourne Seniors and Disability Expo

Join us at this years Melbourne Seniors and Disability Expo on Friday 22 and Saturday 23 November at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre from 9am to 3pm. We are located at […]

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14 Oct 2019

Going Her Own Way – Jenny’s Story of Building Independence

In 2018, 44 year old Jenny became eligible for an NDIS plan, to the huge relief of her family. Her parents Maxine, 74 and Les, 76 hadn’t received any prior […]

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Introducing our Annual Report 2019

We are very pleased to present our Annual Report for 2019. This year’s report reflects our vision for people in our communities to enjoy better and longer lives and shares […]

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7 Oct 2019

Seniors Week – Cooking Demonstration

As part of Seniors Week Victoria (6-13 October), we hosted a cooking demonstration by our resident Chef Mel on how to turn one meal into many meals. Everyone that attended […]

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26 Sep 2019

Out and About: Younger Onset Dementia Group

It’s Wednesday just any ordinary Wednesday, except if you attend our Out and About: Younger Onset Dementia group, Wednesday is one of your favourite days of the week. On Wednesdays […]

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Discover on the Green – Seniors Festival 2019

Join us as we will be hosting a table at this years Discover on the Green Seniors Festival from Tuesday 8 October to Thursday 10 October. The event will showcase […]

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16 Sep 2019

Tuesday Outing Group – Social Support Groups for Seniors

Join our Social Support Group for Seniors – Tuesday Outing Group. Enjoy a quick cuppa at healthAbility in Eltham before embarking on a leisurely drive in the country and enjoying […]

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11 Sep 2019

Term 4 Groups and Programs Calendar – Now Available

Our Term 4 Groups and Programs Calendar is now available to view online featuring all of our Support, Education and Exercise groups for all ages. View ONLINE

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3 Sep 2019

Shakey Chorus – Singing group for people with Parkinson’s Disease

Shakey Chorus is a singing group for people with Parkinson’s Disease and their carers. This fun facilitated and therapeutic group uses music and singing as a way for adults to […]

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