12 May 2020

Tomato Bruschetta – Easy Recipe

Our Occupational Therapists have put together some easy to read and follow recipes. This week we bring you yummy bruschetta. Tomato Bruschetta Serves 2 Ingredients: Equipment: 10 tomatoes (whatever tomatoes […]

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Are you at risk of falling?

Determine your risk of falling by completing this checklist. Have you fallen, or nearly fallen, in the last 12 months?   Yes No Do you take medication for nerves, blood […]

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4 May 2020

We’re excited to announce move, feel, connect well Facebook group and invite you to join!

Brought to you in partnership by Carrington Health and healthAbility. This group is a place to connect the wonderful people in our community with inspiring and useful news and information […]

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Therapy dog Mika keeps working with youth on Instagram

You may have met Mika before, a whippet cross kelpie therapy dog. Mika works with Counsellor Luke on the Reconnect Program supporting youth at risk of homelessness in North East […]

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Heartfelt Craft Ideas

Mothers Day is this Sunday 10 May 2020. However, you don’t need to spend a fortune to make a heart felt give for mum, grandmother or motherly figure in your […]

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Simple Stay at Home Chair Exercises for Legs

It’s important to stay active, especially now as the weather starts to turn cooler. Here are four simple leg exercises you can do at home, anytime and all you need […]

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17 Mar 2020

Your Travel and Health

Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) risk, please call Reception on 9430 9100 before coming to your appointment or group if you have: travelled overseas on or after 1 February 2020  […]

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16 Mar 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) : Update

It is important you stay up to date with factual advice about coronavirus via Government websites including: Victorian Department of Health and Human Services: https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/victorian-public-coronavirus-disease-covid-19 Department of Health: https://www.health.gov.au/news/health-alerts/novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov-health-alert Myth […]

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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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