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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 together...

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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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    OPA!

    Celebrating all things Hellenic, residents at Mayflower Reservoir delighted in a “Greek Day” themed happy hour recently. Resident Josef dancing with dancer Kayla With Hellenic music and traditional Greek-dancers,...

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    Jeany Turns 100!

    Jean McNeil is Mayflower Brighton’s most recent centenarian, turning 100 in December 2019. Jean, who is more affectionately known as “Jeany” by friends and family, has just reached the impressive milestone...

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    A Zooper Day!

    The Zoo is a wonderful world where childhood memories are made and remembered. Resident Tony Venetakis enjoying the safari views Melbourne Zoo is a not-for-profit organisation, aiming to inspire animal...

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    Flights of Fancy

    A group of Mayflower residents took flight to the RAAF Museum in Point Cook for a close encounter with some iconic aircraft from Australia’s military history.   The day started with lovely drive along...

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    Vale Nessie

    This week we lost an amazing woman. We mourn her sunny outlook, boundless spirit, and cheeky smile. Our Mayflower community will also miss her enchanting stories laced thick with humour and Scottish brogue. Mayflower...

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    Horsing Around

    Residents living at the Mayflower Brighton aged care residence had the chance to horse around when Percherons, Wednesday and Wazza came clip-clopping in as part of a touring equine therapy program. The...

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    Time for a tune

    Music is a great way to connect with others, which proved to be true when some of our Brighton retirement living residents recently popped in to perform for our Brighton aged care residents. Patty and...

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    Social connection matters

    Developing new social connections is a key reason many retirees move to Mayflower Brighton, and with just over 100 residents living in the village, there are plenty of people to get to know. Fortunately,...

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    Olé! Olé!

    Mayflower Brighton residents love a good excuse for a party, so it was no surprise that they came out in force for our cultural fiesta on Mexican Independence Day. Often confused with Cinco de Mayo, Mexico's Independence...

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