Sam Dando volunteers at Southhaven Aged Care in Padstow Heights

From guiding teenagers to helping seniors

– by Sam Dando Volunteering for me has only happened since I retired from full-time employment in education seven years ago. I spent nearly 40 years assisting teenagers to prepare for their futures and now perhaps it’s time to help the retired folk at…

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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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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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