Body and Mind

Becoming a Novelist

Becoming a Novelist

When the offspring do the right thing – find employment and leave home – when careers wind down, and retirement beckons;
The best modern day card games and board games for all ages.

The best modern day card games and board games for all ages.

From locally designed games to instant cult classics, there’s a slew of exciting new games on the market, so gather your friends and resis...
Making your home safer as we age

Making your home safer as we age

Home renovations often centre on upgrading the kitchen cabinets or selecting a new paint colour for the bedroom, but as long as you are at i...
Great ways to get involved in your local community

Great ways to get involved in your local community

A sense of belonging doesn’t just come out of nowhere. If you’re looking to feel the community pulse and expand your social network, you...
Women’s Health Issues After 55 & How to Prevent Them

Women’s Health Issues After 55 & How to Prevent Them

Women spend a lifetime looking after others and often ignore their own wellbeing. Below we look at women’s health issues after 55 and how...
Women’s Health Issues After 55 & How to Prevent Them

Women’s Health Issues After 55 & How to Prevent Them

Women spend a lifetime looking after others and often ignore their own well being. Below we look at women’s health issues after 55 and how...
Do I need a Mobility Device?

Do I need a Mobility Device?

How to know when it’s time to get your freedom back! Everyone knows how devastating it can be when you’re stuck at home, ill, unable to...
3 Reasons Why You Might Need a Medical Alert System

3 Reasons Why You Might Need a Medical Alert System

Medical Alert Systems are a pretty new innovation in the field of elder care and you may not be that familiar with them.
How To Maintain Lustrous Locks

How To Maintain Lustrous Locks

Hair products have come a long way over the past decade. In line with the growing interest in going ‘natural’ with everything we eat, dr...
A REVIEW OF TECHNIQUES IN MANAGING DEPRESSION

A REVIEW OF TECHNIQUES IN MANAGING DEPRESSION

By Stanley Popovich   Some people have a difficult time in managing their depression. 
Are the baby boomers having a second sexual revolution?

Are the baby boomers having a second sexual revolution?

In a pioneering study, research from the Swinburne University of Technology is investigating the sexuality of heterosexuals aged 45 and abov...
Ramp up your strength and resistance training year on year

Ramp up your strength and resistance training year on year

The good news is if you’ve never been for a run in your life, there is no need to take it up now*. 
Arthritis Awareness

Arthritis Awareness

3.85 million Australians have arthritis, expert shares five tips to help manage the pain Arthritis affects over 3.85 million Australians, wi...
Mobility scooters – not another enquiry!

Mobility scooters – not another enquiry!

Leading mobility scooter importer and retailer, Scooters Australia, welcomes the probe into the mobility scooter industry by the Rural and R...
Healthy Living After 65 Years

Healthy Living After 65 Years

As we grow older we all want to remain fit and active for as long as we can and the question is, what types of dietary patterns are likely t...
Caring For The Body & Mind

Caring For The Body & Mind

Old cures with common herbs and spices, Apple Cider Vinegar, cinnamon, honey, lemon, garlic and ginger are some easily overlooked elixirs fo...
Fellas, It’s Time To Get on The Wellness Wagon

Fellas, It’s Time To Get on The Wellness Wagon

“Wellness” seems to be the word of the moment, with its alluring connotations of spa treatments, alternative health regimes, nutritional...
Music therapy: there’s more to it than meets the ear

Music therapy: there’s more to it than meets the ear

By Lyndal Phillips The mystery and magic of music Music can evoke powerful emotions. Just a few bars of a song can transport us back to the...
Why Dementia Education is Critical: A Firsthand Perspective

Why Dementia Education is Critical: A Firsthand Perspective

Regional Dementia Conference Highlights Importance of meaningful engagement “Dementia is not the end of the road.
RetireAustralia to ask “R U OK?” this September

RetireAustralia to ask “R U OK?” this September

RetireAustralia will take part in R U OK? Day this September, with events at retirement villages across Queensland, New South Wales, and Sou...