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Retiree shows a love heart craft at Wesley Mission Queensland aged care respite centre
why pets have a positive impact on mental health News

We cover the facts on how pets can improve your mental health and reduce anxiety, depression.

Tags: Health and wellbeing

man hugging a dog
How do you maintain a healthy mind? News

As we age, so does our mind. We've put together a list of recommendations including brain activities, exercise, food and other useful tips to keep your mind healthy.

Tags: Health and wellbeing

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A man, his bike and an Hawaiian shirt News

89 year-old Wheller on the Park resident Pat O'Shea puts on a bright red Hawaiian shirt every morning and rides his bicycle around Chermside's parks.

Tags: Retirement Living

man wearing hawaiian shirt
John - Brisbane Relief Hub Community Meal Testimonial

Community Meal is a place where people can come and feel safe, instead of hanging around on the streets.

Tags: Crisis relief

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Ruth - Wheller on the Park Testimonial

[Living at Wheller on the Park] has been wonderful, I’ve met so many beautiful and wonderful people.

Tags: Retirement Living

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Tamara - Clear Breeze Testimonial

Living here has had such a positive impact on my life and my family.

Tags: Disability and NDIS, Mental Health

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Jess - Logan Youth Foyer Service Testimonial

If I need anything, even if I’m just having a bad day and need to talk to someone, they’re always here for me.

Tags: Housing and homelessness, Youth and parenting

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Mary - Wheller on the Park Testimonial

Moving into a Wesley Mission Queensland retirement community has been one of the best decisions I have ever made.

Tags: Retirement Living

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Jack - Fulton Wellbeing Centre Testimonial

There are very few facilities which provide this combination of hydrotherapy and gym, having the two on site makes it easier to access.

Tags: Health and wellbeing

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Meleena - Learning Hub Program Testimonial

It is scary being a first time mum but the ladies are always here to help if I need someone to talk to, it’s a really good support system.

Tags: Youth and parenting

young woman holding baby
Andrea - WesleyCare Sinnamon Village Testimonial

We can go to different places whether it’s the movies, shopping centres, parks or for a beautiful drive and picnic lunch. I just wouldn’t get that otherwise. That’s what makes this place so special.

Tags: Disability and NDIS

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