Helping hands, knowing smiles and a life well lived. Come on a journey with us, and let us show you what In Great Company is all about.
Read our stories and share the experiences of real people living their lives to the fullest.
Physical distancing does not mean we have to be disconnected. Find out what older adults can do now to ease the distance.
In Great Company has several exciting opportunities for volunteers to host interactive virtual sessions through the Virtual Social Centre.
Ever wanted to study at Harvard? Now you can, with the prestigious university offering free courses for those across the globe. Here are our top 5 picks.
We would like to encourage everyone to be kinder to themselves (as well as others), especially when things go wrong. Follow our tips to increase resilience and get more out of life.
Despite many activities becoming digitised and communication occurring in an instant, for many there remains a delight in receiving a handmade card. Maybe, they’re even more valuable now?
After a huge success in 2019, Gran Slam, a slam poetry project, is back. Register yourself or encourage someone you visit to register.
Volunteer Roz encourages anyone who may be thinking about doing some voluntary work to go ahead – you will bring joy and smiles to many and help make their day.
National advocacy organisation , Older Persons Advocacy Network (OPAN),has launched new elder abuse prevention resources.
In response to the COVID-19 crisis, the Swinburne Wellbeing Clinic for Older Adults is now offering a free telehealth service to provide ongoing emotional support during this challenging period.
Volunteering can be the start of something new and beautiful – just as was the case with Elisabeth and Helen in Hervey Bay.
An expert in the trade with extensive experience in volunteering for various organisations, Wendy offers her advice to those new to the role.
Volunteering over the phone or online means you can donate your time to a cause that matters, which means you can make a difference in the safety of your own home and forge new friendships, like Dian and Betty’s.
For older adults, staying social during isolation, while maintaining a physical distance, is vital. Learn more about what we can all do to reduce loneliness from this year’s virtual Loneliness Dialogue.
Celebrate International Friendship Day with In Great Company and make sure you reach out to someone who might need a friend on the 30th of July.
Do you want to volunteer but not sure what you can do with social distancing rules in place? Join Be Someone For Someone’s campaign and write to a letter to a senior who might be feeling lonely.
Volunteering is a great way to spend your time while giving back to your community – that’s the motto of volunteer Michele, and we can’t help but agree!
Learn and practice mindfulness in all aspects of your life and reap the benefits tenfold.
Kevin has been a volunteer for many years. Now it’s time for Andrew to take over the reins and become a volunteer for Kevin himself. Watch their heart-warming story.
John had spent 30 Christmases alone before In Great Company came along. Now Michele has the privilege of visiting John every week, and the two have become friends. Watch their story!
Join us in celebrating YOU this National Volunteer Week through a virtual ‘sip and watch’ event.
Julie joins In Great Company as a Kindness Warrior, ready to create a better and more compassionate society for everyone. Read her story!