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Keeping Active and Social in Retirement

Physical and social activities should be part of everyone’s day-to-day lives, and is especially important for seniors so they can stay healthy and active as they enter into their retirement years. The thought of retirement can feel daunting for those…

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A new nursery has introduced doll therapy into Courtlands Aged Care's dementia program.

New nursery boosts nurture therapy for dementia

A new nursery at Courtlands Aged Care in North Parramatta is encouraging doll therapy among residents with dementia and other cognitive impairments. When Courtlands Facility Manager Elaine McRory noticed a sitting corner was being underutilised in the dementia area of…

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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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