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    Trees – An Expression of Peace & Joy

    With a lifelong heart for nature and all things flora, Christina Andersen recently gifted us all three beautiful Acer Rebrum (commonly known as Autumn Blaze) trees.  These deciduous trees with maple shaped...

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    Hearing loss

     “73 percent of Australians aged over 70 have a mild to severe hearing loss. This percentage rises as age increases. As many as 85% of people in ‘nursing homes’ are typically hearing impaired.” – Deafness...

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    Bushfire Appeal Raffle Results Are In!

    Thank you to all who contributed to our Bushfire Appeal Raffle at Mayflower. There is no doubt the bushfires experienced by our beautiful country have been nothing less than horrific. At Mayflower,...

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    Distant Relatives

    Mayflower Macleod Residents Bob Bird and David Roberts first met back in 2009 when David moved into Crystal Brook Caravan Park in Doncaster East.  A chance comment at a BBQ a few years later revealed...

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    Generous Donation Delights the Senses

    Mayflower Brighton was delighted to receive a generous donation of nine beautifully hand-made sensory blankets and quilts recently. The carefully crafted blankets were donated from a very talented local...

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    Mayflower Fashions in the Dining Room

    Oaks Day celebrates all things beautiful, stylish and feminine and there was no shortage of ladies from Mayflower Brighton celebrating spring racing with flair and grace! Above: Lifestyle Coordinator...

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    Australia Day Celebrations a Blast

    Australia Day on January 26th  is the day to reflect on what it means to be an “Aussie”  and to celebrate all the wonderful things we love about our beautiful country: our diverse land from coast to coast,...

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    A Month of Christmas

    Christmas at Mayflower is a wonderful experience, filled with good cheer, good times and lovely memories to be made and shared, with each facility enjoying numerous festive events throughout December. Pictured...

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    Gone Fishin'

    Residents of Mayflower Brighton enjoyed a scenic and interactive trip to the Australian Rainbow Trout Farm. Lifestyle staff members Puneet and Alex pictured here with residents Marj, Keith, Betsy and...

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    Meet Caring Friends - Nina & Sharon

    Everyone needs that one friend that they can share everything with — the laughs, the tears and the trust that they will keep your best stories to themselves. Nina and Sharon are two such friends, brought...

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    All in the Chemistry

    Walter Fisher knows beer. From the more  than four decades he studied beer, brewed beer, tested beer, and perhaps most importantly, discovered ways to improve the taste of beer.   Walter was born 1924...

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    Happy Birthday Lorraine!

    We would like to wish Lorraine a very happy birthday! Lorraine is one of our many very helpful and valued volunteers here at Mayflower Brighton, and she is also the much-loved wife of resident Graham. Ever...

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    Meet Rupa!

    A close relationship with her grandparents led Rupa into a career in aged care nursing. Leaving her home country of Nepal in 2004, she started a new life with her young family in Australia. Nurse Rupa...

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    Meet Karin

    Karin Damm has been providing Care without Compromise at Mayflower for more than 17 years and has developed some very special relationships along the way. Pictured: Karin and Shirley enjoying a laugh...

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    Everybody Needs Good Neighbours

    Judy and Adrian Cooper are the neighbours everyone wants — caring, welcoming and willing to go the extra mile to bring people together. This friendly couple are at the heart of many a community get...

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    Meet Rita

    Rita is a passionate cook with a heart of gold. For over 20 years Rita has been treating residents at Mayflower Reservoir to hearty home cooked meals, served with an extra dollop of love. Rita was born...

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