One of the biggest reasons that prompted Eddie and Lynette Eaton to move from their home in Alkimos to RAAFA’s Merriwa Estate was to gain a greater sense of community.
They say the best friendships are based on a solid foundation of sarcasm, laughter, alcohol and the ability to come together to put the world to rights.
About 10,000 Australians were part of the RAF’s Bomber Command, working as pilots, engineers, navigators, bomb aimers, wireless operators and gunners.
Ruth Harris openly admits that she is ‘very blessed’ to have a range of services provided by RAAFA Connect that enable her to stay living independently at home.
“We moved into Amity Village Albany during October 2020, and the day we arrived one of the residents welcomed us with a huge bouquet of flowers.
Memories will be triggered, as will trips down memory lane, as a result of the art installation that has just been installed in the new RAAFA Club at Bull Creek.
WWII veteran and AFME resident Roy Fuller remains an active and independent member of the AFME in Bull Creek at the sprightly age of 95, with the support of his family and the care team at RAAFA Connect.
Our Division has for many years awarded the McIntosh Memorial Scholarship with $5,000 presented to descendants of persons who have or are enlisted for service in any branch of the RAAF and Commonwealth ..
Moving to a retirement estate like Erskine Grove is particularly beneficial when you have relocated from a different area and don’t have a network of friends.
Putting books in young hands Late last year, Rotarians teamed up with RAAFA retirees at Merriwa Estate and local businesses to provide free books for children in the north coast suburbs of Perth. The ..
Gordon Lodge gets a facelift Gordon Lodge is looking bright and airy these days after a significant refurbishment which has seen new lights installed, new carpet and a bright, white lick of paint. The ..
Seniors partner with med school students Residents at RAAFA are being paired with undergraduate medical students at Curtin Medical School for the first time, as part of a joint initiative between Curtin ..
My Reflections On The Afghanistan Inquiry - By Andrew Hastie - As published in the Australian on 24 November 2020
When Carol Logan decided to move into RAAFA’s Cambrai Village almost three years ago, she started quite a trend.
RAAFA’s new club at AFME was officially opened with a bang on Tuesday 27 October.
Artwork from across the generations is adorning Merriwa Estate thanks to a new intergenerational art initiative which has been spearheaded by the estate’s Retirement Wellbeing Officer, Suzanne Free.
Kensington resident Lorraine Hodson, who was diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease receives services from RAAFA Connect, the in-home support division of RAAFA, every day.
We are excited to announce that, the first residents have just moved into our Cirrus Apartments which has just been completed after many years of planning and construction.
AFME is set to be given a very pleasant aesthetic boost in a week or two, with the installation of four new stunning and sustainable artworks to complement the new Cirrus Apartments, which are set to be ..