Wellbeing

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...
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...
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!
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...
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.
Fitness for your brain

Fitness for your brain

Mind Exercise can ward off dementia & alzheimer’s according to the latest studies.
How to care for your ageing pet cat

How to care for your ageing pet cat

By Anna Rogan My life has been enriched by animals of all types, none more so than my first pet, a cat named Chinny who lived to the grand o...
Baby Boomers Are The Masters of Reinvention

Baby Boomers Are The Masters of Reinvention

Lorraine Pirihi knows what it takes to reinvent herself as a baby boomer. At 53, she had to turn her world on its head to find a new way to...
How to start friendships in your 50s and 60s

How to start friendships in your 50s and 60s

Does it feel as though your social life is off taking more regular holidays now that you’re over 50?
How to support a loved one through bereavement

How to support a loved one through bereavement

It is hard to know what to say to a loved one going through bereavement, so many of us say nothing at all.
How to help ageing parents plan ahead

How to help ageing parents plan ahead

Living longer, healthier lives means today’s seniors face an almost inevitable challenge of caring for ageing parents, while juggling empl...
The Amazing 86 year old Heather Lee

The Amazing 86 year old Heather Lee

The amazing 86 year old Heather Lee talks to us about the importance of a healthy and active lifestyle.
Introducing Beautiful Stretches by June Jones

Introducing Beautiful Stretches by June Jones

Regular stretching can provide immense benefits. This is especially true for seniors and the good news is that it’s not hard sweaty work.
Legionnaires’ disease

Legionnaires’ disease

Legionnaires’ disease is caused by Legionella bacteria, which are widespread in our environment. They are found in natural water bodies su...
Stay strong for a speedy recovery from surgery

Stay strong for a speedy recovery from surgery

RCA’S Active Health philosophy has been designed to assist residents to remain strong and healthy as they age.
Are you bloated? 

Are you bloated? 

Abdominal bloating occurs when unexpected gases are produced as a result of incomplete digestion or when you are unable to fully digest part...
Resolve pain, stiffness, recovery from injuries/surgery   

Resolve pain, stiffness, recovery from injuries/surgery   

  Do you suffer from RSI, carpel tunnel syndrome, tennis elbow or constant stiff/painful back? 
5 Habits for a Healthy Mind

5 Habits for a Healthy Mind

Good health teams a fit and strong body with a keen mind and positive attitude.