Keep doing the things you love, or take up something new.
You have interests, things you want to learn, achieve and do. But where do you start?
That’s where ACH Group comes in – we offer a range of opportunities to continue your interests or take up new ones, make new friends or reconnect with friends you haven’t seen for a while.
We support you to get out and about, to stay connected to your local community and meet like minded people - choose from more than 50 groups or one-on-one experiences held across metropolitan Adelaide and the Fleurieu Peninsula.
Our staff are trained in supporting people who are living with memory loss, and practical assistance is provided as required, including transport within your local area. New groups are starting regularly.
Join a class or get some one-on-one tuition to learn more about your computer, iPad or phone and how to use them to keep in touch with family and friends; explore your interests and learn new things; or keep up with everyday tasks such as online banking, online shopping,dealing with government agencies and more.
Do you love getting out of the house and exploring our beautiful state? ACH Group has regular bus tours on comfortable luxury coaches.
Join an art group, and unlock your creative side through painting, mosaics, sculpture and more. Most members come with little or no experience, and have since found themselves exhibiting in SALA, the South Australian Living Artists Festival.
Come and experience the fun,and enjoy the health benefits that belonging to a choir can bring.The Sing for Joy Choirs are led by an experienced, professional choir director, and members enjoy regular performances on stages big and small, including the Adelaide Fringe Festival.
Special Interest Groups
If you’d like to meet some new people and get involved in something bigger, we bring together groups across Adelaide and the Fleurieu Peninsula.We can arrange it all – from joining the group plus transportt o get there. A range of experiences and events are also available for people living with memory loss.
Connect around common interests and spiritual practices;share meals, dance and walk together at weekly gatherings and on bus tours. Spend time at the various Cambodian temples in the north of Adelaide, and enjoy swimming at the Aquatic Centre. Advocacy and support with translation of documents is also available.
There’s no one like you, so we’d love to help you explore your interests, either one-on-one or in a group. Why not consider:
- Rekindling a past hobby or interest such as fishing,swimming or walking
- Learning a new skill, such as using a computer or iPad,photography or golf
- Getting in touch with your cultural side by visiting the museum or an art exhibition
- Staying connected to your faith by attending your place of worship.
ACH Group provides support for people under 65 living with dementia to maintain links to their local community through a range of group or individual experiences such as mens and ladies golf and a photography group.
We know that one size doesn’t fit all, and through our Tailor Made program we work closely with people to design services that support them to continue living well with meaning, enjoyment and purpose.Our programs include opportunities for learning new skills, sharing existing interests,being creative and making connections in a supportive environment. Transport is available on request.
Are you 50+?
Join the Exchange
With half a century or more of life under your belt, you’re too valuable to sit on the sidelines.Join the rebellion with people like you, where you can share expertise, voice your opinions,and contribute for years to come.
The Exchange is a membership network offering opportunities to reinvent, rediscover and find your voice. We host courses,events, and experiences so that you can share your opinions and expertise in ways that matter. It’s open to anyone aged 50+ and is free to join.
As an Exchange member you will receive:
- Fortnightly update bulletins and regular, curated newsletters
- Invitations to courses and events- Opportunities to have a say about things that matter
- Other special offers exclusive to Exchange members.
Join the Exchange for free at achgroup.org.au/exchange
ACH Group Social Links Timetables
Whether in your home or out in the community, we will work with you to find activities and interests that suits you. Bring your partner or a friend or come along by yourself- all welcome.
Regular activities are held throughout the Adelaide Metropolitan area and the Fleurieu Peninsula.
To find out what’s available near you visit the website at achgroup.org.au/discover-and-explore
Call 1300 22 44 77 to find out more.