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Help Save a Life This International Men’s Day

Old man holding a small child

They say that women talk face-to-face and men talk shoulder-to-shoulder. But this International Men’s Day on 19 November, it’s your chance to tell an older man in your life just how much he means to you — face-to-face.

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Beryl & Joan, Naughty & Nice

Beryl & Joan

Beryl Butfield and Joan Jordan reckon if they were still at school they’d be known as the naughty kids who sit at the back of the bus.

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IRT Improves and Grows in 2016/17

Three IRT employees

IRT Group has reported another year of solid financial results in 2016/17; increasing its asset base to $1.14 billion and growing its annual income by 7% to $174.1 million.

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New Partnership to Research Future of Aged Care

Representatives from AHSRI and IRT

IRT Group and the University of Wollongong’s Australian Health Services Research Institute (AHSRI) have entered into a new research partnership examining the impact of ageing on the population of the Illawarra, Shoalhaven and beyond.

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It takes a village to raise a family

Grandparents and grandchildren reading a book

Do you have an elderly grandparent you struggle to make time for? Are you a grandparent yourself who’s still working or part of the ‘sandwich generation’ (supporting ageing parents, adult children and young grandchildren at the same time)?

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IRT Wins Ministerial Award for Best Image of an Older Person

IRT's award-winning photo of George Findley

A photo of 100-year-old IRT resident, George Findley has won the 2017 NSW Ministerial Advisory Committee on Ageing (MACA) Media Award for best image.

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NSW Minister Talks Ageing with IRT in Wollongong

IRT at Home CEO Gy Wallace, Toby Dawson, Minister Davies and Sam McFarlane

NSW Minister for Ageing, Tanya Davies MP met with representatives from IRT Group in Wollongong on Friday to talk about improving the lives of older people.

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Together We Can Create the Businesses of Tomorrow!

The Innovation Challenge has been an incredible journey so far (learn more at innovation.irt.org.au). Together we’ve created so many high impact ideas and we don’t want this conversation to end!

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Bulli Aged Care Centre of Excellence, Sod Turned

Artist's impression of the Bulli Aged Care Centre of Excellence

IRT Group has welcomed the turning of the first sod of the $50 million Bulli Aged Care Centre of Excellence in the Northern Illawarra.

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IRT Peakhurst Celebrates 25th Anniversary

IRT Peakhurst celebrates its 25th Anniversary

Georges River Lifestyle and Care Community, IRT Peakhurst celebrated its 25th anniversary today, with a BBQ luncheon for over 100 residents and guests.

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The GoodLife

The GoodLife is Australia's first YouTube Channel for over 55s. It's produced by IRT Foundation to share inspiring ad-free stories about older people.

It covers eveything from encore careers, age-friendly exercise and cooking, to skydiving, salsa dancing and creative hobbies.

You can find new episodes from Season 2 online or enjoy all the action from Season 1, which premiered last year.

Tune in to The GoodLife today