North Lakes and its surrounding suburbs including Mango Hill, Griffin, and Murrumba Downs, amongst others, are all united in creating a harmonious, inclusive community. Though we are a tight knit community, let’s face it – we can always improve.
Neighbourhood Day is Australia’s annual celebration of community spirit, encouraging people to connect with those who live in their neighbourhood. It aims to foster strong personal connections that last a lifetime.
It is celebrated on the last Sunday of March, so clear your schedule for this upcoming Sunday the 26th. For 2017, the annual theme is ‘The Importance of Social Connection for the Elderly.’
A wide range of studies show that social exclusion and loneliness are detrimental to mental and physical health, while social participation is positively associated with improved wellbeing for individuals, families and communities. Unfortunately for the elderly, social networks often diminish over time and the risk of depression and health issues increase.
The annual theme for ...