Students were paired with residents at Courtlands Aged Care in North Parramatta to share life stories.

Sharing life stories between generations

An intergenerational reminiscence program at Courtlands Aged Care in North Parramatta is celebrating the lives of elderly residents and fostering relationships between young and old. The program involved students from Tara Anglican School for Girls, and linked a resident with…

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Suellen is a Pastoral Care Volunteer at Chamberlain Gardens Aged Care in Wyoming.

This retired nurse can’t stop enriching lives

After Suellen retired from nursing after 45 years she continued to enrich the lives of the elderly through pastoral care. The Pastoral Care Volunteer at Chamberlain Gardens is passionate about well-being and emotional care, and feels there is a need…

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Where will you find joy today?

Where will you find joy today?

The English writer William Wordsworth (1770–1850), in his pastoral poem The Oak and The Broom, wrote the following lines: I know, and I have known it long; Frail is the bond by which we hold Our being, whether young or…

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