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Wellbeing Garden update – AdventCare Yarra Ranges

7 March, 2018

We were so pleased to receive an update from Adventcare Yarra Ranges recently on how their Wellbeing Garden is doing. “Our residents would like to let you know that they thoroughly enjoy getting out and planting vegetables and watching them grow. They cultivate all the beds, water them when required and when we go out on our […]

Parliamentary Friends of Ageing and Aged Care

28 February, 2018

A critical piece of the work being undertaken by the Maggie Beer Foundation is to advocate for transformation of the food experience of older people, bringing life-altering change to the wellbeing of the elderly through good food, full of nutrition and flavour. Maggie and Foundation CEO Lynn James travelled to Canberra, where Maggie was the […]

Economic Cost Of Dementia 2016 – 2056

27 February, 2018

Dementia Australia has released a report on the economic cost of Dementia from 2016 to 2056 in Australia. Highlighted in this report is the need to prioritise incorporating measures that will reduce your risk of Dementia, including following a Mediterannean style diet. “We know that what is good for your heart is also good for […]

‘Food for Thought’ debuts in Brisbane in 2018!

13 February, 2018

Knowing that a meal cooked with care is one of the very best ways of nurturing wellbeing, the Maggie Beer Foundation was established to Create an Appetite for Life, regardless of age or health restrictions. And the best way Maggie knows to effect the change she champions is to go to the source of the […]

Living Care Coffs Haven – Wellbeing Garden

21 December, 2017

Living Care Coffs Haven were lucky enough to secure a $2000 grant in 2017 from the Maggie Beer Foundation for a new edible garden through the Foundation’s Wellbeing Gardens program. “This is our beautiful and very productive garden at Coffs Haven. We have also installed a playground, BBQ and shade sails and the area is […]