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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. 

Carers, take a break.You deserve it!

Posted by McKenzie | 30 Oct 2020

Caring for a family member comes with many rewards. Equally, it can come with some challenges, which have most recently been highlighted throughout this pandemic.

Seaton Stitchers

Posted by McKenzie | 08 Oct 2020

‘Seaton Stitchers’ find a way to unwind.

Newmans on the Park Open Day

Posted by McKenzie | 07 Apr 2020

On a beautiful sunny Saturday in February, our McKenzie home Newmans on the Park invited the Templestowe community to spend the afternoon with residents and their families and get to know our lovely home.

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.

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

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.

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.

At McKenzie Aged Care, we’re here for you.

Posted by McKenzie | 04 Oct 2017

Where’s here? Wherever you need us to be. As McKenzie has 16 beautiful aged care communities, there’s sure to be one that’s in the perfect location.

Aged Care - Made Easy and Affordable

Posted by McKenzie | 05 Sep 2017

Aged Care - Made Easy and Affordable

Basketball keeps Bribie balanced

Posted by McKenzie | 18 Sep 2015

Factors that come with age such as chronic health conditions, vision impairments, muscle weakness and illnesses can affect balance and increase the risk of falling.

Julie's big day

Posted by McKenzie | 01 Apr 2015

Life's hurdles don't stop Julie from running.

The Lantern Project

Posted by McKenzie | 03 Nov 2014

We're teaming up with Cherie Hugo and Maggie Beer to shine a light on nutrition for aged care residents.

The Dietitian's Corner - Nutrient absorption

Posted by Cherie Hugo | 03 Oct 2014

Your body requires many essential nutrients to aid everyday function and bodily processes. Amongst many other things, vitamins and minerals boost the immune system and promote healing.

The Dietitians Corner - Rumbly Tumbly

Posted by Cherie Hugo | 29 Jul 2014

Borborygmi is the scientific word for what most of us know as a growling stomach, something we all get from time to time.

Keeping us flu free this winter

Posted by McKenzie | 06 Mar 2014

As the mornings get cooler and the days shorter, we know for sure that we are heading into the winter months.

A feast for the senses

Posted by Cherie Hugo | 30 Sep 2013

A good mealtime experience relies on so much more than just your taste buds.