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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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    Type 2 Diabetes - Are You At Risk?

    280 Australians develop diabetes every day. That is one person every five minutes. Too many Australians are being diagnosed with diabetes too late, with the delay in diagnosis putting many people at risk...

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    Mayflower Board Chairman Awarded OAM

    Congratulations to Mayflower Board Chairman, Trevor Martyn, who received an Order of Australia (OAM) Medal in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list this month. In the Australian honours system, appointments...

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    Farmyard Antics

    It was time for “Princess”, our resident cat to go into hiding as a friendly invasion of goats, sheep, ducks and pigs began at Mayflower Reservoir. For an afternoon in early June, our main lounge was...

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    Give a little, Change a lot

    Mayflower honoured our extraordinary group of volunteers at our annual volunteer celebration, held during National Volunteers Week. National Volunteer Week is the largest celebration of volunteering...

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    Lorraine and Rex have Australia covered!

    Mayflower Macleod welcomed two very well-travelled residents to its leafy village earlier this year, when Rex and Lorraine Marshall decided it was time to put down some roots after more than 12 years on...

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    Mum's the word

    There were smiles, flowers and scones aplenty when residents, staff and visitors celebrated Mother’s Day at Mayflower Reservoir. The month of May is a time of year that allows us to honour our mothers...

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    It’s Fiesta Time!

    Sombreros, vivid ponchos and a splash of tequila were the order of the day at Mayflower Reservoirs' recent Fiesta. Continuing one of our most anticipated regular resident events our ‘tour of the world’...

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    It's Healthy Hips Week, April 8-14th

    This week is Healthy Hips Week, 8-14th April which is dedicated to raising awareness of hip dysplasia, also known as developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH) or 'click hips'. But it is also a timely reminder...

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    Ready, Set, Go!

    It was a lively day for all when residents came together for the Mayflower Reservoir Commonwealth Games.   Inspired by the official 2018 Commonwealth Games, held on the Gold Coast in April, the special...

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    Happy Easter!

    The Mayflower Reservoir community enjoyed some Easter festive fun this month, getting together to design some crafty hats for their own Easter bonnet parade. Staff and residents got into the spirit of...

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    Mayflower goes Green for a Day

    Mayflower Brighton was a sea of green last week as residents came together to celebrate St Patrick’s Day. Saint Patrick's Day, or the Feast of Saint Patrick, is held on the 17 March each year, and serves...

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    Aloha! Hawaiian Day at Mayflower Reservoir

    With the familiar strumming of ukuleles, joyous laughter, chinking of cocktail glasses, and Hawaiian hula dancing, you could very well be forgiven for thinking you have been whisked away to a Hawaiian...

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