Category: Health & Wellbeing

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.

“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.

Colin strides for mental health

87-year-old Colin Stracey has walked over 100 kilometres in laps around his retirement village to raise money for a charity dedicated to mental health.

Happy the horse is a hit at Newling Gardens

While city folks have therapy dogs for companionship and to enhance wellbeing, they do things a little differently at Newling Gardens Retirement Village in Armidale.

Seniors feel safer in retirement communities during pandemic, survey reveals

More than 80 per cent of Australian seniors say they feel safer living in a retirement village than in the wider community during the COVID-19 pandemic.

A little reminder to do the right thing

Robyn Anderson, Village Manager at Murray Gardens in Albury urges the commu-nity to continue doing the right thing as COVID-19 restrictions ease.

Dam expansion keeps village water-wise

The dam at Noyea Riverside has recently been expanded, so now the extensive village grounds can flourish without town water.

A heart-warming recipe for winter

Cook at Lincoln Grove, Michelle Malone, favours spice this winter with her delicious Thai sweet potato soup.

What sets Glengara Care apart from aged care

Our care needs generally increase as we age and finding high level care while still maintaining autonomy is a real challenge for older Australians.

Hobby farmer grows village garden

Carlyle Gardens resident Les Mills has transformed some vacant land into a flourishing 4,000 square metre community garden.

A genuine alternative to aged care

Glengara Care is truly redefining aged care on the Central Coast. Find out why Glengara Care is different to traditional aged care.