General Seniors News

Mon 8 Jul 2019

Opera inspiration from the bold and beautiful Brett Whiteley

Opera inspiration from the bold and beautiful Brett Whiteley

ELENA Kats-Chernin AO is bringing to the Opera Australia stage in Sydney this month the bold life of an iconic Australian artist in the opera Whiteley.

Fri 5 Jul 2019

The urban village farm an idea for retirement villages

The urban village farm an idea for retirement villages

THE business behind the transformation of a Melbourne Docklands carpark roof into a working farm believe Biofilta system can be used in retirement villages.

Thu 4 Jul 2019

Upskilling a key to workplace longevity for older workers

Upskilling a key to workplace longevity for older workers

TO GAIN an edge in securing and retaining employment is going to require young and older workers to hone their skills in key areas.

Wed 26 Jun 2019

Find a gymnastics centre near you to get Fitter for Life

Find a gymnastics centre near you to get Fitter for Life

TAILORED fitness sessions for older Australians is being offered by Gymnastics Australia and delivered at clubs and in Aged Care venues.

Mon 24 Jun 2019

Car buyers to be refunded for dodgy cover

Car buyers to be refunded for dodgy cover

TENS of thousands of Australians are about to pocket a refund for car yard add-on insurance, and it's worth checking if you're owed some money.

Fri 21 Jun 2019

Women's home sharing innovation to be trialled in NSW

Women's home sharing innovation to be trialled in NSW

A NEW approach to home sharing for older women is set to be trialled in Wollongong over the next four months.

Thu 20 Jun 2019

Six tips for staying happy and healthy this winter

Six tips for staying happy and healthy this winter

Here's six tips for staying on top of physical and mental health during this winter.

Sounding out classical success

Sounding out classical success

What started as her brother’s dream turned into AWO chief Gabrielle Thompson’s own.

Wed 19 Jun 2019

Batteries are future fuel for our cars

Batteries are future fuel for our cars

ELECTRIC vehicles (EVs) are set to change the face of domestic and commercial vehicles in the coming decade.

Tue 18 Jun 2019

Global food fighter wants our wisdom

Global food fighter wants our wisdom

AUSTRALIA'S first rescued food supermarket has opened and it's another one of the 'firsts' created by OzHarvest founder, Ronni Kahn.

Mon 17 Jun 2019

There's a reason you may be in the dark about super changes

There's a reason you may be in the dark about super changes

MORE than half of Australians have no idea about a shake-up of superannuation that's due to kick in from July 1.

Thu 13 Jun 2019

Single, childless and 60; what's next?

Single, childless and 60; what's next?

THE journey to my 60th birthday has been momentous with lots of good times mixed in with a fair share of the ordinary.

Wed 12 Jun 2019

Find ways to reuse, recycle, reprocess

Find ways to reuse, recycle, reprocess

AUSTRALIA'S National Waste Policy reflects new ways that individuals and industries can think about waste and the use of resources.

Tue 11 Jun 2019

Hard act to follow, but new chair is not the retiring type

Hard act to follow, but new chair is not the retiring type

Ned Pankhurst has taken over the reins as the new HOTA board chair and is looking forward to building on the work of predecessor Robyn Archer.

Taking care of the bowel cancer carer

Taking care of the bowel cancer carer

REACH out to your friends for support and companionship is the advice of Jan Maling who is caring for her husband who has bowel cancer.

Mon 10 Jun 2019

Cash rate cut makes it time to do a shop around

Cash rate cut makes it time to do a shop around

THE Reserve Bank's cutting of the cash rate sees interest rates falling to new historic lows, but already there are plenty of lenders with exceptional deals.

Telstra Australia's award goes to Aged Care innovator

Telstra Australia's award goes to Aged Care innovator

INNOVATION in Aged Care housing innovator, NewDirection Care's Natasha Chadwick has been awarded the 2019 Telstra Australian Business Women's Award.

Fri 7 Jun 2019

Register to test new My Aged Care website before it launches

Register to test new My Aged Care website before it launches

The My Aged Care website is undergoing a redevelopment and is looking for help to test its content.

Wed 5 Jun 2019

Use some simple tips to avoid stubborn to nail fungus

Use some simple tips to avoid stubborn to nail fungus

ONCE you have a toenail fungal infection it's hard to get rid of, but by following some of these podiatrist tips you can lessen the chance of it happening.

Tue 4 Jun 2019

Japan's Akita city ageing strategy

Japan's Akita city ageing strategy

JAPAN'S population is shrinking but its ageing numbers increasing so much so that its Akita City has taken the lead in becoming an age-friendly city.

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