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Dementia Australia welcomes $1 million grant to keep elderly electronically connected

Dementia Australia has welcomed the federal government announcement to provide $1 million in grants for community organisations to provide digital devices to elderly Australians through the Be Connected Program. Maree …

Life

Greek example shows way for countries mired in COVID-19 crisis

In its handling of the COVID-19 crisis, Greece has a lot to be proud of and its swift early reaction to the threat that the virus has posed should be …

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Fronditha Care to ease restrictions in its residential care facilities

Fronditha Care has announced an easing of lockdown restrictions from voluntary lockdown to restricted visitation in all its residential care facilities in Victoria and New South Wales that will begin …

Features

10 things to do: Keep calm and think Greek

Feeling like Hollywood actor Charlton Heston, in the 1971 post-apocalyptic film, The Omega Man (remade in 2007 as I am Legend, starring Will Smith)? Can’t go out at night? Discovering that …

Life

No gym, no worries! How to keep fit using household items during a coronavirus lockdown

For many, the gym was a place to decompress from the stresses of every day life. When gyms across the country began closing down to adhere with protective measures against …

Life

How to make your own mask

If you are struggling to get your hands on some masks during the pandemic, you can make your own. The Australian Government says “most people will not benefit from wearing …

Life

Honouring our healthcare workers on World Health Day

Today we honour the healthcare workers who work tirelessly to support families and individuals going through tough times.  World Health Day is celebrated on April 7 and in keeping up …

Life

Hotel staff in Greece making eco-friendly and reusable masks during coronavirus pandemic

On the Greek island of Amorgos, a team of employees at the Aegialis Hotel & Spa are hand making eco-friendly masks. The face masks come in different designs and are …

Features

Lemnos comes to the aid of Australians … again

The name of Lemnos has again been emblazoned on the front pages of Australia’s major newspapers recently. This week saw the town of Lemnos, outside the north-eastern Victorian city of …

Life

10+ things to do when in self-isolation

The lockdown is upon us and there is room for regulations to get even tighter before it gets easier. Neos Kosmos is offering you some useful things to do to …