Tag: Wellness

  • STAR News March 2020

    Posted on 30 Mar 2020 at 02:10 pm

    Read or download STAR News March 2020. In this issue: STAR is Born: Origin Story Home Modifications vs. Home Maintenance Royal Commission Update STAR Vouchers STAR Tech STAR Spotlight

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  • STAR Community Services continues to work in the community

    Posted on 26 Mar 2020 at 08:59 am

    STAR Community Services is supporting more than 8,500 vulnerable disabled and elderly people in your community.

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  • STAR Community Services is Seeking Your Expression of Interest

    Posted on 17 Mar 2020 at 12:00 am

    With the  COVID-19 present in our community, STAR community services is doing everything to ensure that our most vulnerable clients are looked after and assist them to go on with their daily routines as much as possible.

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  • Support Across The Generations

    Posted on 27 Nov 2019 at 12:00 am

    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

    Posted on 19 Nov 2019 at 10:16 am

    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

    Posted on 24 Sep 2019 at 03:18 pm

    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

    Posted on 11 Jan 2018 at 01:12 pm

    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

    Posted on 11 Jan 2018 at 01:03 pm

    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

    Posted on 24 Feb 2017 at 09:13 am

    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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