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    Take Action on Skin Cancer

    Over the next three years, over 40 people per day will be diagnosed with melanoma. How can you avoid becoming a statistic? November 18-24, 2018 is National Skin Cancer Action Week. This is the perfect...

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    Lighting up Mayflower

    Mayflower Reservoir was lit up with lights and earthen lamps as residents and staff of all nationalities celebrated Diwali, the annual Hindu Festival of lights. Diwali is a five-day festival coinciding...

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    A persuasive exhibition

    A recent visit to the “Be Persuaded" travelling exhibition reignited a passion for Jane Austin Novels with residents at Mayflower Brighton. “I wish as well as everybody else to be perfectly happy; But,...

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    Savvy Residents Talk Politics

    Mayflower Brighton’s ILU Residents were quick to accept an invitation to meet with James Newbury, Liberal Party candidate for the seat of Brighton, in the run up to the November State election. More than...

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    World Pancreatic Cancer Day

    At least 8 Australians and more than 1,250 people worldwide are diagnosed with pancreatic cancer every day, with more than 80% aged over 60. November 15 is World Pancreatic Cancer Day, putting a spotlight...

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    Fashions on the Field

    The tradition of the Melbourne Cup Carnival Oaks Day is beauty, femininity, style and grace, and there was no shortage as residents from Mayflower Brighton celebrated spring racing with flair. The ladies...

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    Youth meets experience

    Storytelling is one of the most critical forms of sharing knowledge that shapes lives and educates younger generations. The Mayflower Resident Bio History Project is an integral part of Mayflower’s program...

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    Trick or Treat?!

    Trick or Treat? Witches or Goblins? It was spooks of all ages at Mayflower Reservoir’s celebration of All Hallows’ Eve, more commonly known as Halloween. All manner of spiders, creepy skeletons, pumpkins...

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    A Splash of Milk?

    It was time to set the fine china and whip the cream as residents from our memory support unit at Mayflower Brighton enjoyed high tea. This popular monthly event encourages residents living with dementia...

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    Another Win for Mayflower Macleod

    With a wide grin, comfortable manner and just a hint of larrikin, Laurie Connor has been a welcome addition to the Mayflower Macleod community. This busy community minded man made Mayflower Macleod home...

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    Goal! Goal! Goal!

    The AFL Grand Final is a day of great excitement at Mayflower Reservoir. Mayflower Reservoir residents and staff celebrated a special Grand Final happy hour with great enthusiasm. Dressed in their favourite...

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    Dad's In Charge

    It was time to enjoy some friendly banter about the best way to cook a barbie at our recent Father’s Day Barbeque. Our Brighton Aged Care residents and their families were invited to a memorable gourmet...

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    Happy Hour

    It was ‘cheers!’ and laughter during our monthly happy hour for Mayflower Brighton Independent Living residents. Held on the first Thursday of the month and organised by charismatic Mayflower residents...

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    Planning Ahead

    What would you want to happen if you couldn't speak for yourself? Whatever our age, we all have values and preferences related to our health and personal care, and it is essential that our individual...

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    Vale Luigia Mittereger

    It was with much sadness that Mayflower Reservoir bade farewell to one of our most loved residents, Luigia Mittereger who passed away peacefully on the 15th of August 2018, aged 103. Both our staff and...

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    Mayflower Style

    It was lights...camera..catwalk at Mayflower Brighton with a visit from the team at Senior Style clothing. Residents were welcome to try on a wide range of clothing from the company started by a former...

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    Sing Out

    Plato said, “Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything.” Our residents were certainty uplifted when 16 members of the St Leonard’s Uniting...

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    Christmas in July

    The melody of Christmas carols, the pop of crackers and the ‘Ho, Ho, Ho’ of Santa echoed around Mayflower as staff and residents celebrated Christmas in July. Mayflower Brighton and Mayflower Reservoir...

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