Category: Health & wellbeing

The benefits of private respite care

Respite care provides a temporary break for carers so they can recharge, relax and tend to life’s tasks.

5 heart-healthy tips for retirees

February is heart health month – the perfect time to raise awareness about heart disease and share a few heart-healthy tips for retirees.

A family favourite at Christmas

Michelle’s favourite recipe for the festive season is honey glazed ham. This simple recipe is best shared and enjoyed with family and friends – they will love it!  This easy recipe will have everyone thinking you have spent hours in the kitchen. Why not give it a try this year!

Keeping your brain healthy and active

Here are five different ways you can keep your brain healthy and active to help reduce your risk of developing dementia.

Residents embrace puppy power and yoga hour

You’ll find a downward-facing dog pose included in most yoga classes, but it’s a popular puppy called Pablo helping residents find calm at The Verge.

Recognising the signs of a stroke

Recognising the signs of a stroke by thinking and acting F.A.S.T can make a big difference to a person having a stroke. It can be the difference between life and death.

Residents and chef collaborate on menu

Executive chef Craig Etches is transforming meal times at Glengara Care apartments, serving up fine-dining dishes to gourmet-loving residents.

5 simple steps to prevent falls

As we get older, natural changes to our bodies mean that we’re more likely to fall. The good news is that falls can be prevented.

Paddock-to-plate cooking the magic ingredient

Our Executive Chef Craig Etches is a passionate foodie and is leading the way with his paddock-to-plate approach to cooking.

“The first step is the hardest”

Wellington Manor resident Marty outlines the benefits of incorporating some gentle exercise into your day, and gives his tips for how to get started.

Delight in a delicate Christmas dessert

Glengara Care’s Head Chef, Craig Etches, shares his favourite Christmas recipe – poached pear frangipane tart served with seasonal berries.

Tips to avoid getting scammed

With a recent uptick in scams across Australia, we’ve put together some tips to spot a scam and keep yourself, your finances and your identity safe.