Health

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...
Consumers Going Online to Save on Funerals

Consumers Going Online to Save on Funerals

Since launching in April this year, Australia’s largest funeral comparison website, Gathered Here, has seen a rush of consumers moving onl...
Bubbles for brain health and other health promises

Bubbles for brain health and other health promises

By Lyndal Phillips | September 2017 Top 5 intriguing health claims that help justify responsibly indulging!
Local branches celebrate National Meals on Wheels Day

Local branches celebrate National Meals on Wheels Day

National Meals on Wheels Day (Wednesday 30th August) celebrates the ongoing efforts and dedication of some 75,000 Meals on Wheels volunteers...
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...
Face Yoga: how to exercise your face and take five years off

Face Yoga: how to exercise your face and take five years off

By Lyndal Phillips What is the science behind Face Yoga and looking younger? The importance of engaging our bodies in regular physical exer...
The Bottom Line – Bowel Cancer Australia

The Bottom Line – Bowel Cancer Australia

Winter Wellness The colder temperatures can provide a great excuse to eat more and exercise less, but don’t let a change in season chan...
What’s the latest in non-conventional fitness and fun?

What’s the latest in non-conventional fitness and fun?

What’s the latest in non-conventional fitness and fun? Early morning pounding of footpaths is about to kick off as we soak up more hours o...
5th National Elder Abuse Conference, Sydney

5th National Elder Abuse Conference, Sydney

5th National Elder Abuse Conference, Sydney – ‘Together Making Change’ – Call for Abstracts now OPEN!
What to do about musty, toxic mould and mildew?

What to do about musty, toxic mould and mildew?

A number of researchers have linked mildew, or its more prolific form, mould, in homes with feeling poorly or more chronic health conditions...
The Magic Mushroom

The Magic Mushroom

A new anti-ageing supplement is derived from a simple mushroom. Lions Mane as the name suggests is a hairy white bearded mushroom from an As...
Men’s Health Week

Men’s Health Week

Men across Australia are being urged to keep the balance between a healthy body and a healthy mind in the lead up to this year’s Men’s H...
US hotspots that will have every foodie salivating

US hotspots that will have every foodie salivating

Travel isn’t just about what you see, it’s also about what you taste. From the high end, five star restaurants through to tucked...
Non-surgical solution for LBL

Non-surgical solution for LBL

As you may be aware, 1 in 3 women suffer from Light Bladder Leakage (LBL), but many are too embarrassed to seek out help.
What to do with your body after you die

What to do with your body after you die

Talking about what to do with your body after you die may bring a dinner party to an awkward end.  
Sleep well, insomnia

Sleep well, insomnia

One of life’s more frustrating opportunities is having the time and a place to sleep, but not being able to.
How to choose a Power of Attorney when it’s not your spouse

How to choose a Power of Attorney when it’s not your spouse

Sadly, there may come a time in your life when you are no longer able to make decisions about your life.
A Mineral For All Of Us

A Mineral For All Of Us

Body The human condition can be affected by stress, overwork, worry & bad nerves.
Adventure sports for adventurous over 55s

Adventure sports for adventurous over 55s

Being over 55 does not condemn you to a future of lawn bowls, aqua aerobics or croquet.