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Join our Friendship Café for Gardening!

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Enjoy a relaxing Friendship Café about all things gardening, every Friday 10:30 – 11:30am, via Zoom. It’s a FREE event and a great chance to share useful gardening tips with like-minded people. https://zoom.us/j/98375022186 Watch this short video to get a taste of the kind of discussion and tips shared in the group!


We Are Open, We Can Help

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Dear Clients, Carers and AMCS Supporters, We hope you are all well and safe during these uncertain times. AMCS is dedicated to supporting seniors and their families during the coronavirus pandemic and we would like to inform you that the following services and support continues to be available: – Telehealth (Allied Health Service Physio, Occupational […]


How we are preparing to deal with the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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  We would like you to know that we are closely monitoring developments linked to Coronavirus. We want to reassure you that the health and safety of our staff, clients and volunteers is of utmost importance and we are doing everything we can to be proactive, prevent, detect, and contain the spread of the virus. […]


New Courses Available in 2020!

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We are proud to announce that AMCS has received funding to develop new pre-accredited courses that will be available in 2020. To read more about the available courses please click on the link: Free Pre-Accredited Courses The new courses include: Navigating Microsoft Office Introduction to MYOB Software Careers in Aged Care Employment Pathways Multicultural Leadership […]


Learn more about our Moving For Life Project!

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See the video below for all the great fun and activities that are available for seniors in our Moving For Life project. To learn more about the available activities in your community, contact Linzee at: betterageing@amcservices.org.au


A beautiful way to spend a Monday!

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On the 21st of October, a group of AMCS volunteers and clients went on an active outing in nature and did a day walk in the beautiful setting of Dandenong Ranges Botanic Gardens where many sorts of rhododendron flowers were in bloom. This outing was supported also by our Moving for Life project, encouraging seniors […]


Community Engagement at Westvale Community Centre

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Last week, Community Engagement Worker Roberto, visited Westvale Community Centre for Seniors’ Week. With the in-built coffee machine ready to go, Roberto was able to travel to Westvale using the AMCS Information Van and have a chat with up to 25 people that day about home care assistance, social activities and other available programs relevant […]


Seniors Festival Celebration Day!

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  It was great to be a part of the Seniors Festival Celebration Day at Federation Square last Sunday! There were beautiful cultural and active dance performances throughout the day, and it was also a great opportunity to chat to people about how MyAgedCare and any questions about the support services that are available. Please […]


Creating Dementia-Friendly Communities

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With support from Dementia Australia, AMCS have been conducting workshops about how we can do more to create dementia-friendly communities. So far we have had two workshops co-designed and facilitated by AMCS and Impacto Consulting, with attendance from carers, professionals in the field and seniors with dementia. These discussions have allowed us to collect valuable […]


Getting active with Zumba!

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Last week, our Polish and Multicultural social support groups participated in a Zumba class organised by the Moving For Life – The Way I Like It program. The classes are specially designed to be safe and beneficial for seniors to participate in, so if you are 65 years and above, register now to know how […]