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    Continence is no laughing matter

    Over 6 million Australians suffer from debilitating bladder and bowel incontinence, with the majority able to be cured through a simple exercise. Continence Australia recently launched their ‘Laugh...

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    World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

    June 15 is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. Across the globe, communities will come together to raise awareness of elder abuse, a global social issue that affects the health, wellbeing, independence and...

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    Magic Tricks

    Magic Surge visited Mayflower Reservoir recently to the delight and excitement of residents. Naturally he brought a bag full of entertaining tricks to puzzle the minds of staff and residents alike. Mayflower...

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    Tuesday chitchat

    Tuesday mornings at Mayflower Brighton are a social affair with the buzz of chatter echoing around the open social lounge. It’s time for a coffee or tea, and a chat as a group of independent living...

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    The Men of Mayflower get social

    Every Tuesday it’s men’s social at Mayflower Brighton, an excellent opportunity for the men of Mayflower to get together and have a good old chinwag over a couple of beers and a BBQ, catch a movie or reminisce...

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    Hats off to Easter

    Easter celebrations reached full swing at Mayflower Reservoir in the week leading up to this much-awaited holiday period. Mayflower staff, residents and families worked hard preparing Easter treats,...

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    A special honour

    Brighton Aged Care resident Keith Tudball was recently selected as one of the two World War Two veterans to complete a televised lap of honour around the MCG before the ANZAC Day Essendon v Collingwood...

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    New Home Care Services

    Mayflower has teamed up with Pascoe Vale Gardens Retirement Village to deliver new home care services to the local community, empowering older people to live independently in their own home for longer. Mayflower...

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    Talking about Walking

    The Mayflower Brighton walking group is expanding its horizons. This long-standing group of walking enthusiasts is often seen venturing out on relaxing strolls around the Mayflower Brighton campus. Recently...

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    Anzacs for the ANZACS

    Mayflower Brighton’s weekly cooking session took on significant meaning recently, as residents baked Anzac biscuits to honour our troops for Anzac Day. A number of our aged care residents regularly...

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    To the tropics and beyond!

    Six of our intrepid residents recently ventured out into the world of tropical water gardens and lagoons resplendent with flowering lotus and waterlilies. The Blue Lotus flower gardens were the destination...

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    Here’s to the Ladies who lunch

    Squeezing the last out of the summer sunshine, our ladies who like to lunch headed to the sunny Rickett’s Point Café for a recent get together. All the ladies at Mayflower Brighton’s aged care residence...

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    Easter Raffle Winner

    Congratulations to the winner of Mayflower Brighton’s Easter raffle, which was drawn on a beautiful Good Friday morning.   Our happy prize winner, Martine Taylor, is the cousin of Mayflower resident Shirley...

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    Happy Birthday Nessie

    Family travelled from far and wide today to celebrate Nessie Kluckhenn’s 110th birthday at Mayflower Brighton today. This sprightly supercentenarian was all smiles, as the media converged on Mayflower...

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    Let's get happy

    Mayflower Macleod’s monthly happy hour is one of our most popular regular events. Organised by village residents Don and Rona Mackenzie, David Roberts and Adrian and Judy Cooper, this gathering is never...

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    Celebrating Harmony at Mayflower

    World Harmony week is much anticipated at Mayflower with staff and residents from both Brighton and Reservoir celebrating the diversity and cultural backgrounds of the Mayflower family. Brighton staff...

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    Bowled Over

    Prepare for some enjoyable competition at Mayflower Brighton, with our ever-popular bowls green on the picturesque 2nd-floor balcony.  Mayflower residents have been enjoying some sunshine, friendly...

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    A year for celebration

    February heralded the colourful start of the 2019 Chinese New Year, designated as the Year of the Pig. This auspicious occasion was celebrated by residents at Mayflower Brighton with elements of the Chinese...

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