Age Speaks

Age Speaks shares snippets and memorable moments from residents’ lives.

Meditrax staff regularly interview residents from aged care facilities, sharing their experiences online. Age Speaks gives residents a platform to share their stories and provides them with the opportunity to be heard.

 

Discover the latest articles below.

  • Music means a lot to me.  My favourite song is “What a Wonderful World” by Louis Armstrong, it’s glorious. I used to be a singer, a mezzo-soprano. I did eight years of opera, mainly operettas in small groups. And then I went into dancing, just......

  • I completed a Bachelor of Arts at the University of Queensland. I was always very involved with music, and I still play the piano every morning. I’ve always been interested in theatre and acting. I was selected as one of the first students at NIDA......

  • “My advice is to get out, exercise, and visit people!” For my 100th birthday, I received a letter from the queen. I am 103 years old, and I still have the paper from the year I was born. We lived in south-west Sydney, and it......

  • “Oh, you look much happier now that the footy is coming up!” I came to this aged care home when I was in my 40’s. That’s young, isn’t it? I’m only coming up to 66 now. People always say, don’t talk about your birthday! I’m......

  • “Advice for the young: work hard and save your money” I’m Frank Oliver, born on 4th July 1925, so now I’m 93. I was married to a lovely girl for sixty-eight years and we had three children. We now have ten grandchildren and twenty-four great......

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