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Ageing with dignity
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Ageing with dignity

Vulnerable elderly are the focus of the Salvos’ new national aged care agenda. Hundreds of additional individual-living units for older people vulnerable to homelessness are the centrepiece of...

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Communities unite to rebuild shattered lives
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Communities unite to rebuild shattered lives

Salvation Army staff and volunteers stand alongside others on the road to recovery. Children baking cakes and cookies to raise money for bushfire fundraisers; farmers trucking hay to fire-affected ar...

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Taking time to be grateful
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Taking time to be grateful

Exercising gratitude may not always be easy, but it’s worth the effort. Do you work out to improve your health? Do you make sure you include weight training, muscle strengthening, stretching,...

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Negotiating the generations
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Negotiating the generations

The reality of being a grandparent can sometimes be different to what we imagined, says Colleen Morris. How can grandparents build close relationships with their grandchildren? When a grandparent choo...

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Beyond flowers and chocolates
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Beyond flowers and chocolates

Developing close relationships without romantic love. Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Chocolates, flowers and soft toys are on sale everywhere and elaborate date nights and surprise...

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Learning from the heart
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Learning from the heart

More than vocabulary and grammar are shared in the English classes taken by Salvo volunteer teachers. Going to an English class is a big step for many of those who attend the weekly sessions at Salva...

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Mental health matters
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Mental health matters

Mental health recovery begins with breaking down the stigma. The statistics around mental health are alarming. According to the 2007 National Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing, conducted by the A...

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Moving forward
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Moving forward

Jason McDonald has been in five Salvo Recovery Services centres and countless homeless shelters. He’s also been in and out of prison, but his life changed when he was invited into a home. I&#x...

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The social justice lifestyle
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The social justice lifestyle

It's our everyday life choice that make the world a better place. The idea of ‘social justice’ is one that has become increasingly popular in recent decades. Sometimes it is mentioned i...

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The campaign for forgiveness
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The campaign for forgiveness

An emoji can help express what the heart struggles to say. Want to express your relief at a disaster averted? There’s an emoji for that. How about your joy over a photo? There’s an emoj...

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