Time with seniors

Twins Emily and Shannon Kendall will hold a fondue fundraiser for Alzheimers Australia in August. www.communitypix.com.au d401843
Twins Emily and Shannon Kendall will hold a fondue fundraiser for Alzheimers Australia in August. www.communitypix.com.au d401843

The students were looking for a part-time job to support themselves at university, with Shannon taking on a law arts degree at UWA while Emily was studying chemical engineering at Curtin.

They found work easily at nearby aged care Bethanie Joondanna and Shannon said at first it was just a job.

‘It became so much more than that though, it’s like working with family, we spent Christmas day there and we became really attached to the residents.

‘Our grandparents are no longer with us and for our 21st birthday the residents made all the decorations, and they genuinely became like our grandparents’