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Isabella and Joan

Our Friendship with Joan Walsh

This letter is a great illustration as to why people become Elderly Companion Volunteers at AMCS. My name is Izabella and I am an Elderly Companion Volunteer. I migrated to ...

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Who can support you to access aged care services at home?

As part of the Aged Care reforms introduced by the Commonwealth Government in July 2015, all enquiries for Aged Care service must go through one centralised portal called My Aged ...

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Volunteers Making a Difference

Australian Multicultural Community Services (AMCS) provide a number of volunteer programs that are beneficial to seniors. The main purpose of Community Visitors Scheme Expansion is to match socially isolated seniors ...

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Sinisha Krstov - Specialised Support Services Team Leader

Barriers in accessing home support and aged care services among culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) seniors

Many researchers continue to study the potential benefits of minority populations in diverse societies. In Australia 30.2% of the people are born overseas, 23.2% of the population speak a language ...

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ED of AMCS Elizabeth Drozd

Finding the best care at home – 10 questions to ask

Our home is our castle and as we are ageing, our wish to remain living at home for as long possible increases. In Australia, we are very fortunate to live ...

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AMCS Happy Seniors singing at a charity concert

Our Wantirna AMCS Day Center Respite Program seniors graced the stage at a charity concert and stood arm to arm alongside known artists, actors and singers. Their efforts helped raise ...

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Marianna’s long time dream

Marianna’s long time dream Proving dreams really do come true, Marianna has fulfilled her long time dream of having an electric scooter. Marianna had a wish to stay engaged in ...

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AMCS Annual General Meeting 2016

AUSTRALIAN MULTICULTURAL COMMUNITY SERVICES INC. ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2016 Suite 111, 44-56 Hampstead Rd, Maidstone, 3012 Tuesday, 18th October 2016 at 5 pm   AGENDA: Welcome by President Present Apologies ...

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34th Victorian Seniors Festival

Victorian Seniors Festival 2016 The 34th Victorian Seniors Festival will see more than 1500 free or low cost events take place across Victoria during the month of October. Festivities kick ...

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Victorian Seniors Festival Ageing in Australia

AGEING IN AUSTRALIA FREE INFORMATION SESSION   Open to anyone interested in learning about aged care and support services this information session will give you an overview of aged care ...

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