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AMCS Pen Pal Project featured on The AGE

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  We are very proud of all Australian Multicultural Community Services (AMCS) efforts to reduce social isolation amongst culturally and linguistically diverse seniors during coronavirus pandemic, and it’s amazing to see the Pen Pal Project mentioned in the media! Thank you to the RACV Community Foundation for your support to make this happen. If you […]


Zoom Talks for Healthy Ageing

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During Seniors Week 2020, Australian Multicultural Services have organised Free Zoom Talks with several guest speakers exploring a range of subjects including healthy eating, Seniors Rights, and financial planning for your retirement. Ngaire Hobbins Dietitian will be our first guest speaker discussing “Eat to Cheat Ageing”. Free Zoom sessions are not just for seniors but […]


NEW Community Connectors Project!

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Community Connectors – Friendship Cafes and Window Talks for Seniors Project           In response to COVID–19 pandemic situation, AMCS has established ‘Community Connectors – Friendship Cafes and Window Talks for Seniors’ project to provide ongoing support for multicultural seniors to get connected with their community members, increase participation in social activities and […]


Staff Profile: Shereen Quartarone

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Shereen Quartarone 1. How long have you been working at AMCS? I have been working for AMCS since March 2020. 2. Tell us about your role at AMCS? I am a Care Advisor. My role is to work with people who have been allocated a Home Care Package, assisting them to manage their funds and […]


Client Profile: Meet Rocco Surace

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Meet Rocco Surace Rocco has lived in Australia for almost 70 years and migrated to Australia in 1951 with his brother from a small country town in southern Italy. The place where he grew up was a small community where everyone knew each other and it was also where Rocco first learned how to garden […]


A heartfelt thanks to our Volunteers!

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    AMCS Volunteers help us make such a big difference to the lives of many of our clients. We value our volunteers and are thankful for their interest and dedication in supporting multicultural seniors, particularly during the pandemic. Our committed volunteers visit seniors in their homes or aged care facilities and offer support in […]


Read the September/October edition of the ‘Together’ Newsletter

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Please click the link below to access the September/October Newsletter: September/October edition of the ‘Together’ newsletter


Nurse’s Corner – Staying Hydrated

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Did you know that the human body is made up of 50-75% water? It is important to stay well hydrated during cooler months. We often find this easy to do when the weather is hot and while exercising. However, it’s not always as easy to keep this up during cooler months. Water is crucial in […]


Entry Level Home Care Services For Seniors

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  As you get older, everyday tasks can become more difficult. Even though you may need support, you may still want to live at home. Asking for help doesn’t mean losing your independence or moving out of home. The Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) helps seniors to access entry-level (basic) support services to live independently […]


Support for your well being during the pandemic

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The Older Persons COVID-19 Support Line informs, supports and connects older Australians, their families, friends and carers. Call the Support Line if you: •Would like to talk with someone about the COVID-19 restrictions •Feel lonely or worry about a loved one •Care for someone and need some information or someone to talk to •Need help […]