Wellbeing

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.
PRE-RETIREMENT CRUCIAL TIME TO FOCUS ON HEALTH

PRE-RETIREMENT CRUCIAL TIME TO FOCUS ON HEALTH

Ill health is not inevitable and making the right choices in the early stages of retirement can help ensure we function well into older age,...
Your senior years medical health check diary

Your senior years medical health check diary

Like car maintenance, as you clock up kilometres and years, your need for more regular services ― health checks and prevention screenings...

The world’s oldest supermodel still knows how to work it

Daphne Selfe is 86 and still modelling. Photography: Gary Heery Source: Sunday Style DAPH!
Some Like It Hot: Spicy Food Linked to Longer Life

Some Like It Hot: Spicy Food Linked to Longer Life

By Candy Sagon Your tongue is tingling, your face is flushed, your nose is dripping, your eyes are tearing — ah, the joys of eating hot, s...
Anti-Ageing

Anti-Ageing

Anti-ageing is not a state of mind, although a younger frame of mind helps stave off the years.
How Life Works

How Life Works

THE MYTH: success makes you happy. THE FACT: happiness makes you successful.
A village made just for people with Dementia

A village made just for people with Dementia

This Amazing Village Was Made Just For People With Dementia and Lets Them Live Normally And Safely In the town of Weesp, Netherlands, an en...
Strange home remedies

Strange home remedies

In times of pain and discomfort, painkillers and ointments are often the go-to option for most patients. 
World Diabetes Day

World Diabetes Day

World Diabetes Day (WDD) is held every year on November 14 to raise awareness of diabetes.
Australian men have third-highest life expectancy in the world

Australian men have third-highest life expectancy in the world

AUSTRALIAN men have the third-highest life expectancy in the world, while the nation’s women come sixth globally, according to the World H...
For Longevity, Laughter and a Good Night’s Rest

For Longevity, Laughter and a Good Night’s Rest

Renowned geriatrician Harvey Jay Cohen offers his top tips for aging well l Want to live a superlong life?