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Special moments shared at McKenzie

Catch up on the latest news and activities at our McKenzie communities, and get some great health and lifestyle tips too. 

The Wives of The Mens Club

Posted by McKenzie | 12 Mar 2020

When five lovely ladies attended ‘The Men’s Club’ outings, they found new friendships and became part of The Terraces community.

Virtual Dementia Experience Workshop

Posted by McKenzie | 19 Feb 2020

Last week, some of our support staff had the opportunity to be involved in a Virtual Dementia Experience (VDE) workshop facilitated by Dementia Australia.

A Little Piece of Greece at Charlesbrook

Posted by McKenzie | 06 Feb 2020

When coming into care a resident’s cultural background or what they identify with is an important part in making them feel welcome and supported in their new home.

Probus Recognises Two Bribie Cove Residents

Posted by McKenzie | 23 Jan 2020

Two of our Bribie Cove residents have been acknowledged for their 20 years of membership with the Probus Club Bribie Island, a club for retired members with similar interests to come together.

When Home Care is not enough, a Respite stay could be the answer…

Posted by McKenzie | 25 Nov 2019

Let McKenzie take care of your loved one

The Ormsby Opens its Doors to the Buderim Community

Posted by McKenzie | 07 Oct 2019

On Friday 27th September, The Ormsby welcomed the local Buderim community to visit our newest home.

When a carer needs a little time out – consider some Respite..

Posted by McKenzie | 25 Sep 2019

Looking after an elderly family member can be hard work. So if you need a break, short-term aged care (also known as Respite Care) is a great option.

Bribie Cove Retirement Village on Show!

Posted by McKenzie | 04 Sep 2019

Bribie Cove Retirement Village opened its doors to the community and welcomed visitors for a sneak peek tour of the villa and surrounding retirement village.

Retirement Living at Bribie Cove

Posted by McKenzie | 13 Aug 2019

Retirement is your time to appreciate all the good things life has to offer and Bribie Cove was created to help you do just that.

Local Member Joins in on 100th Birthday Celebration

Posted by McKenzie | 25 Jul 2019

Earlier this month, Lynbrook Park resident Mary celebrated an amazing milestone, her 100th birthday.

A touching gift for our Glasshouse Views Community

Posted by McKenzie | 12 Jun 2019

The Mooloolah Valley Quilting and Craft Group have been hard at work over the last several months making a quilt for Glasshouse Views.

McKenzie Aged Care Pet Therapy

Posted by McKenzie | 17 May 2019

We have all felt the instant happiness when being greeted by our furry friends. Pets not only offer companionship but they have the ability to boost mental health and well-being.

When Home Care is not enough, a Respite stay could be the answer…

Posted by McKenzie | 21 Jan 2019

Let McKenzie take care of your loved one

Lynbrook Park Residents Welcome PARO

Posted by McKenzie | 13 Dec 2018

PARO (derived from comPAnion RObot) is a robotic baby harp seal with lifelike features that respond to movement, touch and speech.

A family's story of Respite care at McKenzie

Posted by McKenzie | 31 Aug 2018

First impressions are important, especially when it comes to choosing an aged care residence for a loved one. They provide an insight into how an aged care home operates and encourage further enquiry.

Seabrook Aged Care - Our Stunning Refurbishment is Complete

Posted by McKenzie | 09 Aug 2018

Our home is even more beautiful than before

Respite at McKenzie Aged Care, a family's experience

Posted by McKenzie | 27 Jun 2018

McKenzie respite is here to support you and your loved one.

Seabrook Refurbishment Sneak Peek

Posted by McKenzie | 20 Jun 2018

Take a look at what we have done so far!

Volunteering at McKenzie Aged Care

Posted by McKenzie | 23 Apr 2018

Volunteering is a great way to connect with residents and the community

Glasshouse Views Aged Care - Beautiful surrounds inside and out!

Posted by McKenzie | 12 Apr 2018

Even more beautiful and special than before.

Respectful and caring at every stage

Posted by McKenzie | 03 Apr 2018

At McKenzie, we say we provide care as only a family can give, at every stage of care that is needed.

This is your best call for all things aged care

Posted by McKenzie | 15 Mar 2018

At McKenzie Aged Care, we're here to help.

Being family owned makes for a good change

Posted by McKenzie | 08 Feb 2018

It may have been happening slowly, over time. Or perhaps it’s been triggered by a recent fall or other mishap.

Carers Take Good Care

Posted by McKenzie | 29 Jan 2018

It’s true. To properly look after someone, you first have to take good care of yourself.

Where aged care and friendships go hand in hand

Posted by McKenzie | 23 Oct 2017

Understanding the individual needs of each and every resident is extremely important to us.

Aged Care - Made Easy and Affordable

Posted by McKenzie | 05 Sep 2017

Aged Care - Made Easy and Affordable

Our newest family member now has a name - Introducing Seaton Place

Posted by McKenzie | 30 Nov 2016

Seaton Place

Respite care - steps to access

Posted by McKenzie | 14 Apr 2016

This is the final in our three part series about respite care.

VIPs at Raffles

Posted by McKenzie | 08 Apr 2015

Visual impairment is an important health issue facing the present and future generations of older Australians.

Busy hands

Posted by McKenzie | 19 Mar 2015

McKenzie residences have a range of activities and methods for assisting residents with dementia lead full and happy lives.