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Opening Event for the ‘Moving For Life – The Way I Like It’ Project

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Yesterday, AMCS held an event for the new ‘Moving For Life – The Way I Like It’ project and we were so grateful to have an ABC News crew come along to cover the event. The new project was launched after AMCS was chosen to receive federal funding of $1.8 million by the Sport Australia […]


St George Senior Women Group Retreat Outing

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At AMCS we do our best to facilitate a positive quality of life for seniors. Recently in February, a four-day retreat was organised with the St George Senior Women Group from St Albans to the Silverwater Resort in San Remo Resort, Phillip Island. Joining them was Mona Youssef, one of our valued volunteers who said […]


HCP Client Outing – Royal Botanical Gardens Cranbourne

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At AMCS we try to provide the best client experience possible. As part of this, we offer regular monthly outings to HCP clients who may enjoy getting out into the community and socialising with others. Recently, a selection of HCP clients, carers and staff chose to visit the Royal Botanical Gardens in Cranbourne. Making their […]


Communication is the key

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Communication is one of the most important tools when supporting a senior with their home care needs. Sometimes opportunities are identified that make a real difference in a person’s day to day life. In this instance, making it easier to communicate with family overseas was the key. Mrs Maria Wojcik was very happy to receive […]


Australian Pensioners Voice Information Session

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Our Italian speaking Community Engagement Advisor, Nadia, was warmly welcomed at Australian Pensioners Voice where she provided a presentation on My Aged Care. As most members speak Italian, this made understanding the system a little easier for the seniors. Victor, the club president told Nadereh, our Coordinator, that navigating My Aged Care online or by phone […]


AMCS 35th Anniversary and 25th Anniversary of Volunteer Programs

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AMCS recently celebrated two important milestones in our history. Firstly AMCS has now been supporting seniors from multicultural backgrounds for over 35 years! As well as that, it is also the 25th Anniversary of our Volunteer Programs. The celebration took place at the very beautiful Parliament House of Victoria, where a selection of volunteers and […]


This is Me – My Story is Long

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This is Me – My Story is Long, is about to wind up after being on show at Courthouse Youth Arts for the last month. The exhibition, hosted by AMCS as part of Seniors Month, is an inter-generational photo exhibition that celebrated the contribution that seniors had made to Geelong. It recognises their lives, through […]


Craft focus for AMCS Multicultural Group Geelong

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Craft plays a big part in the AMCS Multicultural Social Group in Geelong. If you are interested in finding out more information about the Geelong Multicultural Group, please contact Milena via email: milena.rodriguez@amcservices.org.au or call us on: 03 9689 9170


Outing to the Botanical Gardens

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Last Tuesday saw a selection of our seniors enjoy an outing to the Botanical Gardens, one of many activities we try and arrange for our clients throughout the year. Support on the day was provided by a couple of our workers Matina Kosmas and Mark Metoshlh. The group ended up at Terrace Tea Rooms for lunch […]


FREE Friday Senior Table Tennis (Mandarin & Cantonese)

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This is your opportunity to stay active and have fun. Making friends while speaking your own language. AMCS Are running Friday Senior Table Tennis! The group is mainly made up of people speaking Mandarin & Cantonese however if you really want to come and do not speak those languages, please speak with Tammy anyway, if we get […]