Read about the wonderful people living, working and volunteering in our villages. They each bring life and energy to our thriving village communities.
March 3, 2021
The Old Colonists’ Association of Victoria welcomes today’s release of the final report of the Royal Commission in Victoria’s mental health system.Read More
The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety’s final report is welcomed for its bold and extensive plan to overhaul Australia’s aged-care system.Read More
February 25, 2021
Welcome to the start of The United Nations Decade of Healthy Ageing (2021-2030), ten years of concerted, catalytic and collaborative action to improve the lives of older people, their families, and the communities in which they live.
February 24, 2021
If music be the food of love, play on. And that is what is going to happen at Liscombe House this year thanks to music therapist Rachael Martin coming on board to run weekly music sessions with residents.
Every Victorian deserves a safe and secure home. However, housing affordability presents challenges particularly for older women many of whom have long been priced out of the market, face precarious housing and experience financial hardship.
Older people who do regular physical activity at Seniors Exercise Parks show significant improvements in physical and mental health and wellbeing, new research by the National Ageing Research (NARI) Institute published in BMC Geriatrics shows.
If the chimneys at Rushall Park could tell tales, one of the most interesting would be the story of Jessica Deakin who was the first occupant of the Charles Young cottage in Coppin Avenue.
We need your help. Over the past two decades, successive governments have failed to act on more than 20 independent reports signalling the need for major reform in aged care.Read More
After a lifetime of travel, Christine Gage knows that there is no place like home.
"I love the fact that Rushall Park residents and volunteers are so active – contributing to life in the village. The sense of the community is strong which is why I put my name on the waiting list" - Maggie Birkett.