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Silver Salties hit the beach next week

Community members are encouraged to dip their toes in the ocean and take part in Bundaberg’s inaugural Silver Salties program.

Tai Chi the key to health for Bundaberg senior

Tai chi has become the key to health and happiness for Bill Sanders, who at 81 is teaching it at Bolton Clarke’s Fairways retirement village.

Danny Boy a special song for 93yo Doris

Many couples have a special song that reminds them of a significant event or time in their relationship, and for Bundaberg’s Doris Chandler that song is Danny Boy.

Hats off to Roy after 28 years of volunteering

Roy McGuiness is retiring as a volunteer after 28 years of helping out with Impact Community Services in Bundaberg.

Seniors reconnect during Seniors Week

Bundaberg Region residents have been making the most of Council’s Seniors Week events to reconnect and recharge.

Hearts beat as one for couple married 66 years

Every day for the past five years, Noel (88) has visited his wife, Gloria (84) at Meilene Residential Aged Care Home in Bundaberg.

Pensioners urged to confirm concession details

Eligible pensioners in the Bundaberg Region are reminded to apply for reductions to their Council property rates before 9 July 2020.

Seniors can keep connected through smart phones

As COVID-19 continues to keep many seniors in isolation, a CQUniversity researcher says one key piece of technology will help them keep socially connected during this time.

Retirees grow fruit, veggies and community spirit

Despite over 70s being hit particularly hard by social restrictions and strong advice not to leave their homes, residents at Carlyle Gardens Retirement Village in Bargara are using a little imagination to have fun and stay connected.

Zoom family chats help clients at Gracie Dixon

The Gracie Dixon Centre is launching a community outreach program to connect vulnerable seniors with friends and family via Zoom sessions.

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