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OCAV is well placed to comment in issues relating to ageing and care for ageing Victorians, having provided these services for almost 150 years.

Portrait artist Miklos Szilagyi and his wife Lyn moved into Rushall Park almost a week before the first lockdown happened in March this year.

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There is not one person on earth that does not have a story locked up inside them whether it be growing up, some adventures or simply a story of fiction deep inside them ready to leap out onto a blank page, according to Leith Park resident Peter Smith.

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Pam Wanless knows all about the importance of connections and resilience, possibly because of her grandfather who invented Clag glue.

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Mobility is critical to fend off injuries and to improve bone density, muscle strength, balance and stability, as exercise physiologist Claudia Callagher knows only too well.

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Every second, two people celebrate their 60th birthday. According to estimates, persons aged 60 and above currently account for 901 million and are expected to grow to more than 1.4 billion by 2030. However, older people are often portrayed as frail, weak and an economic burden on society. The reality nevertheless, is very different.

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Peg Willcocks was among several residents responding to questions about becoming older as part of OCAV’s contribution to the UN International Day of the Older Person on Thursday 1 October. This year is the 30th anniversary of the day, and the 75th anniversary of the United Nations.

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Tony Carroll was among several residents responding to questions about becoming older as part of OCAV’s contribution to the UN International Day of the Older Person on Thursday 1 October. This year is the 30th anniversary of the day, and the 75th anniversary of the United Nations.

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Pam Wanless was among several residents responding to questions about becoming older as part of OCAV’s contribution to the UN International Day of the Older Person on Thursday 1 October. This year is the 30th anniversary of the day, and the 75th anniversary of the United Nations.

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Maurie Callow was among several residents responding to questions about becoming older as part of OCAV’s contribution to the UN International Day of the Older Person on Thursday 1 October. This year is the 30th anniversary of the day, and the 75th anniversary of the United Nations.

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Harry Studwick was among several residents responding to questions about becoming older as part of OCAV’s contribution to the UN International Day of the Older Person on Thursday 1 October. This year is the 30th anniversary of the day, and the 75th anniversary of the United Nations.

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Josephine Katite may be a long way from Kenya, where she was born and lived until 2005 but the experience of looking after her elderly grandparents is very much with her every day in her work at Liscombe House.

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