A recent Swedish study found that even if you don’t start exercising until your senior years, physical activity is the number one contributor to longevity, adding extra years to your life.
Tag: Seniors Health
Making Christmas extra special this year, St. Catherine’s junior choir visited the St Basil’s Randwick location to perform Christmas Carols for the residents.
Spiro Stavis, newly appointed Acting CEO, has a vision for St. Basil’s NSW & ACT: for consumers to see their lives improve upon joining the St. Basil’s family of programs and services. He speaks about his new role, “I can honestly say that I have never felt so fulfilled in my professional life. I know that every day I make a positive difference in somebody’s life.”
Recognising how fundamental culture is to our lives, St Basil’s NSW & ACT has been offering Greek lessons in cooperation with Modern Greek Studies Program of Macquarie University for non-Greek speaking staff designed to improve the quality of life for seniors in its care.
With one in 10 older adults experiencing depression and anxiety, studies show that social activities for seniors are an important way to improve mental health, memory and cognitive function.