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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. 

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.

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.

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.

Aged Care - Made Easy and Affordable

Posted by McKenzie | 05 Sep 2017

Aged Care - Made Easy and Affordable

Respite care - steps to access

Posted by McKenzie | 14 Apr 2016

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

Respite care - everyone needs a break every now and then

Posted by McKenzie | 31 Mar 2016

This is the first post in a three part series about respite care.

Julie's big day

Posted by McKenzie | 01 Apr 2015

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

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.

Sharing love stories

Posted by McKenzie | 26 Feb 2015

There were some lovely Valentine's Day celebrations at McKenzie residences this month with residents and staff enjoying high teas, concerts, sing alongs and more.

All together now!

Posted by McKenzie | 17 Oct 2014

Residents at Newmans on the Park showcased their skills during the annual Newmans Got Talent performance this week.

Keith's Column - I wish you enough

Posted by Keith Cameron-Smith | 24 Sep 2014

I'd like to share a story with you...

The Normalcy of Grief

Posted by Keith Cameron-Smith | 18 Jul 2014

“I couldn’t cry when my mother died, nor did I shed any tears at her funeral, but attending this Memorial Service brought some needed emotional release.”

Keith's Column - Everyone has a story

Posted by Keith Cameron-Smith | 04 Apr 2014

“A true person will listen to everyone, no matter how young or old the person; for everyone has a story to tell and a lesson to teach.”

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.

The gift of life

Posted by Alexandra Haddon | 23 Jan 2014

A story about a staff member's generosity and love for her partner.

Physio's Advice

Posted by Jason Szczepanski | 13 Jan 2014

Healthy and physically active people enjoy a better life in their later years. They are able to maintain higher levels of independence and have overall increased levels of wellbeing.

Keith's Christmas Column

Posted by Keith Cameron-Smith | 02 Jan 2014

Keith urges us to live the spirit of Christmas every day.