• Volunteers to help combat social isolation

    Volunteers to help combat social isolation

    Loneliness and social isolation amongst older people is one of the biggest health risks facing Australia. Research shows it is equivalent to the health effects of smoking 15 cigarettes a day or consuming more than six alcoholic drinks daily.

  • Celebrate later life during Seniors Week

    Celebrate later life during Seniors Week

    Seniors Week 2016 is a time of celebration for Western Australian seniors. From 6 November to 13 November, hundreds of events and activities are held across the state to recognise and appreciate seniors, and their valuable contribution to our community.

  • Alcoa helps clients connect

    Alcoa helps clients connect

    Thanks to the Alcoa PEACH (Personnel Employed at Alcoa Charity Help), Silver Chain’s Social Centres in Fremantle, Mandurah and Rockingham have purchased a range of technology so clients can benefit from music therapy, reminiscence and tech savvy workshops.

  • Palliative care for Medibank members

    Palliative care for Medibank members

    Silver Chain has partnered with Medibank, Australia’s largest health insurer, to trial a palliative care at home service that will provide their members with high quality end of life care in the comfort of their own home.

  • Home is where the { } is

    Home is where the { } is

    Home means something different to everyone. Share your story about what home means to you – your memories, your cherished possessions or your furry friends.

  • Staying connected through technology

    Ron* was working as an engineer, and had always enjoyed making and tinkering with things, when he experienced a stroke at 63 and had to stop doing many of the things he loved.

  • Technology aids management of COPD at home

    Technology aids management of COPD at home

    This year we started trialling a respiratory program on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland to help clients diagnosed with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) – a serious, progressive condition that limits airflow in the lungs – manage their condition.

  • Smarter home safety

    Smarter home safety

    The latest and most advanced personal alarm to-date, the Smart Hub – a flexible alarm designed to assist people to maintain their independence in the home – will be available to Silver Chain clients soon.

  • Your feedback counts

    Your feedback counts

    We welcome your suggestions on how we can improve our services.

  • Thanks for your support

    Thanks for your support

    Welcome to our Silver Chain Newsletter Summer 2016. We'd like to thank many people for the support that we have received during this period. Find out more!