Health

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...
How to find a volunteer opportunity overseas

How to find a volunteer opportunity overseas

Volunteering offers so many benefits beyond the obvious one of helping people and communities in need.
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. 
Why Woodworking is a Healthy Hobby for the Active Senior

Why Woodworking is a Healthy Hobby for the Active Senior

The older you get, the more difficult it becomes to do some of the more basic things that you’ve been doing your whole life.
When a spouse dies … 8 steps you need to take

When a spouse dies … 8 steps you need to take

By Sarah Halfpenny The impact of losing your partner goes far beyond the initial grief.
Tips for coping with the heatwave

Tips for coping with the heatwave

With the mercury soaring Australia wide this week, and the Bureau of Meteorology prediction for heatwaves in all states and territories,...
Gift yourself with a four-day DIY wellness retreat

Gift yourself with a four-day DIY wellness retreat

Advertised wellness retreats are mostly out of reach for the budget traveller. With a reputation for being an elitist holiday, most of us ju...
Free educational seminar to help sufferers of osteoarthritis

Free educational seminar to help sufferers of osteoarthritis

Dr. Ralph Bright – Australia’s expert in biological treatment for osteoarthritis – will be hosting a free seminar at Western S...
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...
Don’t be lacksadaisical when it comes to health screening

Don’t be lacksadaisical when it comes to health screening

If you want to extend your life, commit to regular health checks. Early detection almost always leads to better health outcomes.
Snoring is sinister enough to lose sleep over

Snoring is sinister enough to lose sleep over

Not sleeping night after night beside a snoring partner brings out heinous thoughts in many of us.
BOWEL CANCER AUSTRALIA LAUNCHES MEAT FREE WEEK 2018

BOWEL CANCER AUSTRALIA LAUNCHES MEAT FREE WEEK 2018

24-30 SEPTEMBER Bowel Cancer Australia has announced the return of Meat Free Week, challenging participants to give up meat for seven days a...
Over 55’s new Silver Swans Ballet Class

Over 55’s new Silver Swans Ballet Class

Royal Academy of Dance and Caroline O’Connor inspire a new over 55’s dance class Silver Swans, dance classes tailored specifical...
A good podiatrist could add years to your life

A good podiatrist could add years to your life

An in-grown toenail can be a real pain.  Did you know that caught early enough, a podiatrist’s intervention could literally add years to...
Run for your (longer) life: what are you waiting for?

Run for your (longer) life: what are you waiting for?

If you’re on the other side of the half century and your heart and joints are in reasonable health, aiming to complete a ten-kilometre fun...
How to create an illusion of thicker hair

How to create an illusion of thicker hair

Way back in my late teens, I despised my hair. Queensland humidity was a bully of natural curls.
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*.