Teens excited after visit to Aged Care? who’d have thought

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Fantastic feedback from first session of STEP ( Seniors and Teens Empathy Program) with our Elders and first and second year high school aged teens at Bupa Australia Queens Park. A parent wrote today saying her daughters had come home “buzzing with excitement” and were already looking forward to more time with their Elder next week.

So encouraging to know that kids can be buzzing with excitement about a post school program introduction session that included discussion about ageing, dementia and even a quick slide about that ever present elephant in the room (death) !

Here’s a peak at some of the favourite slides from the introduction sessions that got both the teens and residents thinking and talking …

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