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Beatrice's story

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Beatrice, or Betty as she prefers to be known, lives on the Gold Coast. Since retiring 10 years ago, she's been enjoying life, volunteering at her local charity shop and seeing her grandkids when they visit from Sydney.

Betty often plays bridge with her friends. Recently, she went to a friend's place for tea and noticed that the back garden looked beautiful. Her friend mentioned she'd been getting some gardening help through the Commonwealth Home Support Programme, which means her yard can look lovely without her having to do work where she might hurt herself. Although Betty feels comfortable at the moment, it's nice to know help is available so she can enjoy living at home for as long as possible.


Beatrice's story:


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Last reviewed: 30 June, 2015.