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Kickboxing champion continues his fight to live but family hope to relocate to Iran

Masoud and Fatemeh

FORMER kickboxing champion Masoud Abdollah Pouri marked his 37th birthday recently – inside an aged-care nursing home in Brisbane’s northern suburbs. The one-time member of Iran’s elite Thai kickboxing team has a hypoxic brain injury. He cannot speak, is unable to move most of his body, and is in the constant care of his mother Fatemeh and younger brother Edris. ... Read More »

Brisbane aged care advocate tells UN of ‘insidious ageism’ worldwide

Marcus Riley

BRISBANE advocate for the aged Marcus Riley has told delegates at United Nations headquarters in New York that older people are considered a burden, and “insidious ageism … permeates countries around the world”. The 40-year-old, Catholic father-of-three and chairman of the Global Ageing Network, which has a presence in more than 50 countries, is lobbying for a UN Convention of ... Read More »

Inter-generational connections growing stronger at Cowley

Connections

SOMETHING magical happens when the young and the “not so young” connect.  Unhurried by life, both are able to enjoy life’s simple pleasures together.  At Crowley Care Services in Ballina inter-generational magic happens regularly. “Our programs with three parish schools and St Anne’s Long Day Care Centre are vital to our sense of community bringing a quality of life with ... Read More »

How I convinced my father to have his own funeral

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SPONSORED BY NUDGEE CEMETERY AND CREMATORIUM WHEN considering the type of funeral for yourself or a loved one it is important to understand the purpose of a funeral.   Some will express a wish for a Church service with a procession to the cemetery or crematorium, perhaps a Church service with no attendance at the Cemetery or Crematorium, or either ... Read More »

Could this be Kedron’s best kept secret for over-65s?

kedron

SPONSORED BY DELAMORE RETIREMENT COMMUNITY WARM smiles and good friends are what makes Delamore special; that and an ideal location in the heart of Brisbane’s northern suburbs. Set in the beautiful grounds of Delamore House in Kedron, it is a boutique retirement community for the over-65s.  “The gracious community centre, located in Delamore House, is the hub for meeting, dining, ... Read More »

Find your lifestyle at St Vincent’s Care Services

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SPONSORED BY ST VINCENT’S CARE SERVICES ONE of Australia’s largest and most trusted Catholic aged care and retirement living organisations is forging ahead on its mission to care for Australia’s ageing population. St Vincent’s Care Services is answering the call for an increasing need for tailored care services and residential facilities for seniors, and has expanded its operations to care ... Read More »

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