Embracing Social Connection: The Vitality of Seniors’ Health and Wellbeing

As we age, the significance of social connections becomes more apparent. Beyond being enjoyable, engaging in social interactions and exploring the world can have various health benefits that can improve physical and mental health.

The Magic of Reading

There's nothing quite like enjoying a refreshing book as spring arrives, especially when surrounded by the vibrant renewal of nature. It's a moment of rejuvenation for our souls.

Unlock a world of endless possibilities, at any age

Virtual Reality (VR) is a rapidly-evolving technology that offers exciting possibilities for many fields, including aged care. The Barossa Village is an innovative aged care provider and has implemented VR technology to help improve the physical, mental, and emotional health of residents.

Health and Healing through Hydrotherapy

As we age changes occur to our muscles and sensorimotor systems which can decrease mobility, lead to pain or stiffness and negatively affect balance and posture. These changes can lead to older people becoming more prone to falls and injury which can affect their ability and confidence to exercise or even engage in daily movement activities like walking the dog, for example. Additionally other health conditions such as arthritis, diabetes, depression or dementia which become more prevalent with age may also factor into a decrease in mobility and overall wellbeing.

A pat a day keeps the doctor at bay: The benefits of animal therapy

Animal-assisted therapy, also known as ‘pet therapy’, facilitates guided animal interaction with an individual or group with the aim of improving physical and mental health.

Protected: Baby, I’m amazed: The benefits of intergenerational social connection

Drawing inspiration from the popular ABC series Old People’s Home for Four Year Olds, Barossa Village has recently launched an intergenerational parent-baby group at the Residency.

People are more than packages

Management fees for Home Care Packages can be some of the most complex information for a person to consider in the aged care enquiry process. Barossa Village shares some of the things to consider when enquiring about aged care services.

Volunteering is for all ages and abilities

Along with the staff who wonderfully care for older people in our community, volunteers have always been at the heart of Barossa Village, supporting staff and clients across the organisation.

Retirement Living & Aged Care – Where to Start?

Planning for your retirement or finding help in your home can be overwhelming, with most people asking “Where do I start?”

Keith and Janet’s Vine Change

Barossa Village retirement living clients Keith and Janet Hoppo are enjoying living closer to family and services at their new home in Tanunda.

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