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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. 

Heritage Lodge Knits for Nature

Posted by McKenzie | 22 Nov 2019

Heritage Lodge Residents have been busy knitting to support this very cute cause.

Bribie Orchids On Show

Posted by McKenzie | 28 Oct 2019

McKenzie Aged Care recently sponsored the latest Orchid Show on Bribie Island and what an amazing sight to behold!

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.

There is a first time for everything for Buderim Residents

Posted by McKenzie | 09 Jul 2019

On Tuesday 18th June, Buderim Views Aged Care visited the Skyline Ferris Wheel at Happy Valley.

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.

The Ormsby welcomes its first residents.

Posted by McKenzie | 13 May 2019

We recently had the privilege of welcoming our very first residents and their families to The Ormsby Aged Care in Buderim.

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

Our newest family member now has a name

Posted by McKenzie | 16 Jul 2018

After a very successful naming competition, our newest family member has been named!

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.

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.

Friendships are made at McKenzie.

Posted by McKenzie | 15 Dec 2017

This is a time of life when you want to have people around you, to make friends and even enjoy favourite pastimes.

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

103 years young

Posted by McKenzie | 23 Apr 2015

Raffles residents Terry Potts celebrated his 103rd birthday a couple of weeks ago surrounded by family and friends.

Let's be friends

Posted by McKenzie | 28 Nov 2014

We are happy to announce that Heritage Lodge and Raffles are the latest residences to get Facebook pages up and running.

From India, with love

Posted by McKenzie | 28 Mar 2014

In January, Resident and Staff Support Officer Keith Cameron-Smith and colleague Prue Dear were in India for a very special event - colleague Jagat Patel’s wedding.

Men’s Shed in Tweed Heads offers social support and connections

Posted by Shelby Hutchinson | 13 Sep 2013

McKenzie Aged Care Group acknowledges that maintaining friendships and social connections gets harder as we age and lose touch with people.

Facilities on Facebook

Posted by Shelby Hutchinson | 23 Aug 2013

In keeping with the fast-paced evolution of technology, McKenzie is now expanding communications into social media

Pen Pal Program Bridges Generations

Posted by Shelby Hutchison | 24 Jun 2013

A pen pal program between residents and students enlightens both parties.

Exercise Keeps Local Aged Care Residents Young at Heart

Posted by Shelby Hutchison | 11 Apr 2013

All McKenzie facilities have always encouraged a great range of exercise and activities for all residents to encourage and improve health and wellbeing.