Life in our Village

May has been a very busy month for our Elements residents. From birthday celebrations to an International Women’s Day morning tea, there is always something going on in our happy living community. Craft ‘n Chat At Craft ‘n Chat, the ladies continued with their mammoth of task knitting hats, jumpers and scarves for the Papua […]

Singapore Thank You Dinner

After a fantastic trip to Singapore and Malacca earlier this year which one of our residents called “the longest Happy Hour that Elements has had yet”, the residents decided it was time to give something back to the trip organisers and our Managing Director, Chiou See Anderson. Travellers gathered together again to enjoy Asian cuisine […]

Workshop Activities

Elements Living residents are never limited to their own community. Earlier this year, our Workshop was asked by Beenleigh Funerals if its members would be interested in producing a number of crosses for the Greek Orthodox community. Greek Orthodox crosses have a distinctive shape and are not as readily available as the more simple forms […]

CPR Awareness Training

The Queensland Ambulance Service came to the Elements Living retirement community to talk about CPR, or cardio-pulmonary resuscitation. The session began with a clear description of the warning signs of a suspected heart attack. Even those residents with a medical background were able to either learn something new or refresh their memories. Traditional CPR techniques […]

Indigiscapes Centre Visit

A bus full of Elements residents visited the Redland IndigiScapes Centre this month, just a 30 minute drive away from our village. Our horticulturally-minded community members were very interested in learning about native flora and fauna, at the same time getting plenty of ideas for their own gardens back at Elements. The IndigiScapes Centre works […]

Anzac Day

The 25th of April is one of Australia’s most important military commemorative occasions, and more than 60 of our Elements residents met at the community centre for an afternoon of remembrance and gratitude. The Elements’ ceremony was scheduled to fit in with those who wished to attend Anzac Day services in and around the community or […]

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