Tag: Wellness

  • Support Across The Generations

    Brisbane (22 November 2019). STAR is holding its first Christmas Appeal to help combat isolation in the Redlands community. Redlands College students jumped into action to start collecting gifts. “Christmas is a time of giving and we all thought it would be wonderful to be able to give to elderly people who are on their own. Everyone was very excited to be a part of supporting others in the community, especially at this time of year” said Redland College’s 2020 School Captain, Lilly Dawson.

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  • International Men's Day

    In celebration of International Men's Day, we would like to honor one of our STAR clients, Robert McNabb. Robert's story is all too common with many men. They know something is wrong, but are reluctant to ask for help because it shows the real emotions affecting everyone as we age. This story is for every father, uncle, grandfather, male friend or neighbour. May this story inspire you to reach out and connect to the men around you.

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  • Review of SuzanneStays Accommodation by STAR Client

    Thank you to SuzanneStays for donating one week accommodation at Riverplace Apartment in Brisbane as a prize for participants in the upcoming Care Expo and Brisbane Disability Expo. One of STAR’s clients, Heather Coombes, reviewed the apartment.  

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  • Walk your way to health

    Walking is an easy and free way to get mobility, independence and good health as an elder. So, if your worried about your health and independence in old age it might be time to put your walking shoes on. Read more.

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  • Loneliness- a Growing Problem Amongst Aussie Seniors

    The elderly are experiencing loneliness and isolation, due to loss of mobility, lack of transport and living away from family.  Read on for some tips on combating loneliness. 

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  • Top Five Tips for Seniors to Stay Healthy and Active

    When the elderly live away from family, whether in their own home or a retirement community, they often face limited mobility and reduced access to social activities. Lack of company may cause feeling of social isolation, affecting their health and emotional wellbeing. Here are top five tips to help you stay on top of your health. 

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