David Edgar attributes staying active and a long and happy marriage to him reaching 100 years of age. The Carinity Hilltop aged care community resident was born in Brisbane in 1922 and served in World War II.
Born on the small Greek island of Kythira and described by her daughter as “captivatingly eccentric”, Coola Velis will celebrate her 100th birthday at Carinity Wishart Gardens aged care in Brisbane on June 14.
For the first time in over 40 years, aged care is one of the major issues on the political agenda. With the Federal Election on May 21, Carinity is calling for voters to prioritise aged care when they go the polls.
Volunteering brings people together and helps to build communities. In celebration of National Volunteer Week, we pay tribute to the dedicated volunteers who provide invaluable assistance at Carinity sites around Queensland.
When they can’t visit the beach, Carinity Kepnock Grove residents have the ocean brought to them by staff who have devised innovative ways for seniors to experience the seaside – from the comfort of their home.