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  • Memories of war remain

    Villa Maria Catholic Homes (VMCH) has cared for many returned service people and those with family members who went to war over many decades.  Whether through combat on the front line, providing healthcare to returned soldiers, or keeping the home fires...

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  • Secure housing on the agenda

    The future for culturally diverse seniors seeking secure housing is looking brighter following a community forum on April 14. Around 100 representatives from local councils, health, housing and community service organisations and older people from Culturally...

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  • Parkinson's no barrier for senior artist

    A 75-year-old artist with Parkinson’s disease hopes to inspire others to follow their dreams in his first ever exhibition. Aseervatham Thevasagayam, also known as Victor, began creating charcoal drawings, painting, sculpting and copper-pressed art as...

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  • Collaboration of care for older Victorians

    Seniors and their families will be given more choice and control over their future following their hospital stay thanks to a collaboration of care between two Catholic-based, not-for-profit organisations. Cabrini and Villa Maria Catholic Homes (VMCH)...

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  • Victorian-first multicultural centre opens

    Villa Maria Catholic Homes (VMCH) has been hailed as a leader in caring for culturally diverse seniors by the Parliamentary Secretary for Multicultural Affairs. Mr Hong Lim MP, member for Clayton, made the comment at the official opening of the VMCH...

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  • Caring for CALD seniors

    A Victorian-first Multicultural Wellness Centre (MWC) in Wantirna is set to help meet the growing needs of older migrants in the East. Run by not-for-profit aged and disability services organisation Villa Maria Catholic Homes (VMCH), the centre supports...

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  • Time to shine for young carer

    By age 12, there are few household tasks a teenager shouldn’t be able to handle, but when you are a young carer like Wangaratta’s Lachlan Fraumano, it’s not just as simple as taking out the garbage or doing the dishes. Lachlan is a carer for his older...

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  • Seniors deserve secure housing

    Did you know that older people from culturally diverse backgrounds are at significant risk of becoming homeless? Not-for-profit organisation Villa Maria Catholic Homes (VMCH), Knox City Council and Housing for the Aged Action Group (HAAG) have joined...

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  • Healing powers of the harp

    More than two dozen harpists will gather at Villa Maria Catholic Homes (VMCH) in Melbourne next month for an international conference on the healing qualities of the harp, especially for people with dementia or in palliative care. Studies have shownthat...

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  • St Patrick's Day morning tea

    Looking for a fun way to celebrate St Patrick’s Day and also visit a friendly and welcoming retirement village Shanagolden Village, in Pakenham, is holding a morning tea to celebrate the day from 11am to 12.30pm on Thursday March 17. Shanagolden Village...

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