9 November 2022

Aged Care employees Richard Cabrita, Rick Eggins, Rolf Bachmann and Joel Pace are all in the process of growing their ‘staches and becoming Mo Bros to support Movember.

Taking place throughout November, Movember is a charity initiative where men grow a moustache (or close to) to raise funds and awareness for men’s health. The three health issues targeted by Movember are prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and mental health and suicide prevention – three of the biggest killers of men in Australia.

The money that is raised will go towards supporting innovative men’s health projects; from funding research and treatments for cancer, to organising community-led mental health programs.

You can support our Mo Bros by donating to their team on the Movember website.

Meet the very smooth-faced members of Life Without Barriers Aged Care Gents Team below:

Richard Cabrita

“I wanted to create a Movember team with my colleagues to help bring light to older men’s health.”

Richard Cabrita wearing a charcoal blazer and smiling at the camera

Rick Eggins

“Movember helps remind us guys to stop and think about our wellbeing. It encourages us to take action and prioritise good physical and mental health.

"Being in a leadership position, I really wanted to put myself out there and support this important cause. I hope that when other guys around the organisation see our mo’s, they take the time to reflect on their health and the supports that are available to them.”

Close up of Rick Eggins wearing a white shirt with spots smiling at the camera.

Rolf Bachmann

“I was keen to do Movember and be part of a Life Without Barriers team effort. Men’s mental health isn’t something that we talk about enough, and I’m proud to help raise awareness about it.”

Rolf Bachmann wearing a grey shirt and glasses, smiling at the camera.

Joel Pace

“I signed up to Movember to help raise awareness and funds for this important cause. It’s great to be doing it alongside my colleagues who can go on the journey with me and support my mission to grow the perfect mo. Towards the end of November, you may mistake me for Mario from Mario Brothers!”

Close up of Joel Pace wearing a black t-shirt, smiling at the camera.

Stay tuned for an update at the end of November where we will show you the mo’s in all their glory!

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