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AFCS Outreach to Filipino Seniors living at Lions Retirement Village

Stay connected, we come to you with fresh produce! Thank you Gabby.

Kumusta Ka?

Stay home but stay connected...

Special treats brought to you by RJ Fine Foods special longganisa!

Stay home but stay connected...

by keeping apart we become close!

Window visits to Lions Retirement Village —

Nanay Josie, 70 happy to greet our staff Gabby from her window. We keep our distance while we keep connected…stay home, stay safe!

Surprise Special delivery....

Happy Nay Ping! @Aspendale

COVID-19 responses by aged care providers and community associations

Isolated no more thanks to Be Connected Digital Literacy Program.

For Filipino seniors, the COVID-19 pandemic has given an opportunity to pun into practice their newly acquired digital skills and reduce the negative impacts of isolation. Here is what member of AFCS has been doing.

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Sa Aking Halamanan (In my Garden) Photo competition!

Mommy Ched, 90 poses in her garden pleased to receive an incentive $20 Bunnings gift card for participating in AFCS “Sa Aking Halamanan Photo competition! PLUS thrilled to receive her new crochet materials

COVID-19 Support

Your wish is my command! Costco goods FREE delivery services by AFCS! I make my list, I pay, AFCS shops and delivers. Simple! Tatay Doc, 80 is a happy customer. Call Maria @9701-3421 for FREE personalised shopping services. Electronic payment to AFCS account For Your Shopping list is preferred.

Ube cake and ube ice cream to celebrate Freedom from Elder Abuse

Filipinos in Victoria will commemorate World Elder Abuse Awareness Day with an online event to spread awareness on the rights of senior citizens.

Awareness campaign on the rights of our seniors have changed the behaviour in our community. Many seniors are now more active and staying connected in our community,” says Norminda Forteza from AFCS.

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Isolated No More Digital Literacy Program

The Australian-Filipino Community Services is one of the Statewide Digital Ambassador in Victoria and a mentor to many CALD communities. The positive impacts of this of the Australian Government Initiative through Good Things Foundation exceeded the expectations of seniors in the community.

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