Client Stories

A Connected Cook

83 year old Eva and her husband arrived in Australia forty years ago after escaping Cyprus with "just the clothes (they) were wearing”.

Raising three boys, Eva quickly adapted to her new life and community in suburban Melbourne. With her family now all grown up, Eva still loves living in her own home, with dog Bella and the bird with 'no name'.

Calvary Care Client Eva

A proud family matriach, Eva is "yia Yia" to six grandchildren and five great grandchildren. A passionate cook, Eva is happiest in the kitchen cooking and baking for her brood. "They all love coming around," she says proudly, and who can blame them with the delicious treats on offer!

Eva keeps active and walks every day down to the shops or to catch the train to the Cyprus Social Club, where she is a member. Always open to new things, Eva is also well connected online with a laptop and iPad set up by her son. "I love looking up the Cypriot recipe websites," she explains and she stays connected with family and friends all over the world via Facebook.

Eva’s iPad always travels with as it is now her portable photo album. "I love it because I can show everyone the latest photos of the children."

Eva utilises Calvary’s services as part of her Home Care Package. Matched with a Greek speaking Support Worker, Eva books in communty access visits and domestic assistance support.


If you would like to learn more about Home Care Experts by Calvary and our services, please call one of our friendly Care Experts on 1300 66 00 22.

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