Go55s - For the active over 55s
How to keep anxiety at bay during times of uncertainty

How to keep anxiety at bay during times of uncertainty

Jill Newby, Associate Professor, UNSW based at the Black Dog Institute
Things to do in self-isolation or quarantine

Things to do in self-isolation or quarantine

by Sarah Halfpenny In these uncertain times of COVID-19, it’s important to maintain good mental health as we spend time alone or with our...
COVID-19 (novel coronavirus): the facts, the figures and how best to protect ourselves

COVID-19 (novel coronavirus): the facts, the figures and how best to protect ourselves

by Sarah Halfpenny We need to talk calmly about COVID-19. It’s easy to let panic overtake us in these strange and unprecedented times.
3 Best Massage Types For Overall Health and Rejuvenation

3 Best Massage Types For Overall Health and Rejuvenation

There isn’t a single person in the world who doesn’t love massages. Aside from the strangely satisfying feeling, getting a massage provi...
Art to heal grief – one woman’s 100-day project

Art to heal grief – one woman’s 100-day project

By Sarah Halfpenny As poet and singer Leonard Cohen famously wrote, “There’s a crack, a crack in everything.
BIRDS OF A FEATHER!

BIRDS OF A FEATHER!

JOHN McNAMEE FIGHTS A LOSING BATTLE It used to be a haven of peace and safety.
The Tragedy of Joe Flick, Lawn Hill Station

The Tragedy of Joe Flick, Lawn Hill Station

When Joe Flick barricaded himself in a galvanised iron hut at Lawn Hill Station in 1889, then shot a police constable in the heart, killing...
What is the NSW Seniors Card and Senior Savers Card Program?

What is the NSW Seniors Card and Senior Savers Card Program?

The Seniors Card program is an initiative of the NSW Government introduced almost 30 years ago to help retired citizens live more active, ha...
Looking for Gold

Looking for Gold

The discovery of gold on Australian soil arguably hastened our development and population growth by as much as half a century, and is still...
Why our natural wonders need to be protected

Why our natural wonders need to be protected

JOHN McNAMEE REPORTS Campaigning rock musician and dedicated conservationist Peter Garrett claims it’s the voice of the public which has h...
Chirpy Plus, the online social network designed for connecting Boomers offline, is booming!

Chirpy Plus, the online social network designed for connecting Boomers offline, is booming!

Created just over 12 months ago, Chirpy Plus is the brainchild of Carol and Shaun Mahoney, a mother and son team who joined forces six years...
Four of the finest Australian craft summer sips

Four of the finest Australian craft summer sips

by Sarah Halfpenny A nice cold drink in the heat of an Australian summer is one of life’s simple pleasures, and can also feel like absolut...
The Australian website to stop broken bones

The Australian website to stop broken bones

Osteoporosis Australia is encouraging our male and female readers to get online and visit the Know Your Bones website at www.knowyourbones.o...
Holiday Haven – Still your home away from home.

Holiday Haven – Still your home away from home.

20th January, 2020 – All 12 Holiday Haven parks on NSW’s Shoalhaven coast are open and ready to welcome back guests. 
Glen Innes Highlands

Glen Innes Highlands

The Glen Innes Highlands community has been hit hard with the ongoing drought and the recent bushfire crisis.
Live our iconic heritage in Longreach and Winton

Live our iconic heritage in Longreach and Winton

You don’t have to travel overseas to experience a different world. Just head to outback Queensland to discover endless space, huge skies,...
The best ways to help with the Australian bushfires crisis

The best ways to help with the Australian bushfires crisis

by Sarah Halfpenny Watching the intense blazes tearing across our country has left many of us with a sense of helplessness.
Go55s at the NSW Seniors Expo

Go55s at the NSW Seniors Expo

Go55s is proud to support the NSW Cancer Council at the NSW Seniors Festival Expo this February.
Cancer treatment breakthrough for inoperable lung cancer

Cancer treatment breakthrough for inoperable lung cancer

Lung cancer is the fifth most commonly diagnosed cancer in Australia and, unfortunately, is the highest cause of cancer related deaths natio...
Cute animals – the best thing on Instagram, hands down!

Cute animals – the best thing on Instagram, hands down!

The ongoing discussion about whether the invention of the World Wide Web has been a good thing or a bad thing for humankind will never be se...

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