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The positives of pets

For the dog lovers amongst us, there’s nothing quite like a cuddle with your pooch when you’re feeling down. They instinctively know when we’re feeling blue, and reflect our mood just as enthusiastically when we’re happy.


IRT Woodlands celebrates the completion of Stage 2 of development

IRT Woodlands will throw open their doors this Thursday, in celebration of the completion of Stage Two of development.


Broaden your circle, and your palate!

Friends enjoy a BBQ together

Cooking and sharing food is a wonderful way to spend quality time with friends and family, but for some, it is a way of life. IRT employee Cass shares her love of Italian cooking and culture.


Gardening brings people together

IRT resident Kevin Hudson in his garden

Looking for a creative way to spend time with grandkids, neighbours or friends? How about getting out in the garden together?


The key to getting older, not old

76 year old Peter Webster kicking a football

Getting older doesn’t have to mean getting old. One of the best ways to ensure that doesn’t happen, is keeping fit and active as you age.


Volunteering is good for you

Companion dog Tilly visiting aged care residents

Seeing residents with dementia come alive when they pat border collie Tilly is what keeps Yvonne Robinson coming back to her local IRT Care Centre after ten years of voluntary pet therapy.


$5 Movie Screenings This Seniors Festival

Hidden Figures promotional video image

IRT Group is celebrating the NSW Seniors Festival by hosting two screenings of new release movie, Hidden Figures for its residents and friends.


Up to $10,000 available for age-friendly community projects

IRT Foundation Community Grants

Applications are now open for IRT Foundation's 2017 Community Grants Program.


Mature Workers Flock to Career Check Up Expo

An Expo participant and volunteer

Over 120 people turned out for IRT Foundation's Career Check Up Expo for Mature Workers at Wollongong Town Hall yesterday.


Kemira in the Running for International Recognition

Photo of Kemira residents Narelle and Christine

Kemira at IRT William Beach Gardens has celebrated its first birthday by being selected as a finalist in both the 2017 Property Council of Australia Innovation and Excellence Awards, and the Fifth Asia Pacific Eldercare Innovation Awards.


The Good Life

Episode 12 of The Good Life YouTube Channel for over 55s is now available to view!

We meet two Queensland locals who have started Australia's first edible streetscape...find out more about how Wollongong’s army of volunteers prepared to welcome the city’s first cruise ship and its 3000 passengers...Pete joins Ben in the kitchen, but first up, we celebrated International Day of Older Persons a bit differently this year...

Watch episode 12 today