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Thankful for YOU

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and for many of us it is a time of reflection. It is a time of year when we think about all that we are grateful for and give thanks for all that we have received.

The Role of Technology in Supporting Caregivers

Can advancements in technology help to reduce caregiver burnout? Researchers around the world are exploring the use of telepresence robots to support caregivers in looking after individuals living with dementia.

Health Promotion Grant Improves Health and Wellness of Community

Older adults are improving their health while learning about fall prevention thanks to The Vic Foundation and Victoria Lifeline.

Nostalgia Radio Request Afternoons Bring Joy to Patients

The sounds of singing, dancing, and laughter could be heard throughout The Vic in recent weeks – all because of a little music.

The Healing Power of Music

“One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.” Bob Marley sang these words back in 1973 and they still ring true today. For many of us, music is a source of comfort during difficult times. It can invoke memories and inspire feelings of happiness or sadness. But can music actually help to heal us when we are sick?