General Seniors News

Mon 13 May 2019

Avoid these three money danger zones

Avoid these three money danger zones

NEW research highlights three key weak spots that could damage our financial wellbeing.

Thu 9 May 2019

Dog food urgently recalled over plastic fears

Dog food urgently recalled over plastic fears

Mars Petcare is recalling a number of its pet food packets after plastic was found in its popular My Dog brand.

Wed 8 May 2019

Tips for much happier feet and toes

Tips for much happier feet and toes

IF YOU keep your feet healthy, you will be able to do so much more to stay active and have better overall health.

Tue 7 May 2019

Applications open for Queensland community grants

Applications open for Queensland community grants

THE Queensland Government’s 2019-20 ‘Advancing Queensland: an age-friendly community grants program’ is now open.

Mon 6 May 2019

New superannuation protections from July

New superannuation protections from July

IT CAN be frustrating to have money sitting in super, only to find it gets eaten away by fees and charges over time.

Fri 3 May 2019

Friends for Befriend research needed in Victoria

Friends for Befriend research needed in Victoria

RESIDENTIAL age care residents and providers in Victoria are needed to help with the National Ageing Research Institute’s Befriend program.

Mon 29 Apr 2019

Leading agencies call for raising the Newstart rate

Leading agencies call for raising the Newstart rate

FOR 25 years the Newstart rate hasn't been lifted by the Federal Government which is why the Raise the Rate campaign is in full voice ahead of the May election.

Any investments should pass the pub test

Any investments should pass the pub test

AN INVESTMENT doesn't have to be complex to be good, and if you're about to tip money into something, make sure it passes the pub test.

Wed 24 Apr 2019

Guide helps drivers with dementia

Guide helps drivers with dementia

ARRIVING at the decision to cease driving after being diagnosed with dementia, before that decision is taken away from you, is being helped through a free guide

Mon 22 Apr 2019

Learn how to make better use of your household wealth

Learn how to make better use of your household wealth

YOU may not feel particularly well-heeled, but the total wealth of Australians stacks up to a tidy $9,784 billion.

Wed 17 Apr 2019

Boost your day with a quick nap

Boost your day with a quick nap

TAKING a nap during the day can make a big difference to our mood and energy, but that nap can also interfere with our sleep patterns if we aren't careful.

Tue 16 Apr 2019

Lessons to learn on way to successful entrepreneurship

Lessons to learn on way to successful entrepreneurship

WHICHEVER title you want to use - silverpreneur, olderpreneurs, seniorpreneur or simply entrepreneur - these seniors are growing into an economic force.

Mon 15 Apr 2019

Pro-age campaign turning over 50s from invisible to visible

Pro-age campaign turning over 50s from invisible to visible

FIGHTING back against everyday ageism, a new Australian campaign is aimed at changing how advertising present older Australians.

Top tips for a good bra fit for older women

Top tips for a good bra fit for older women

WOMEN are told that ageing well involves getting physically active, but do they know how to make the right clothing choices for recreation and sport activities?

Thu 11 Apr 2019

Expert unsure new PBS-listed Parkinson's offers anything new

Expert unsure new PBS-listed Parkinson's offers anything new

FROM this month the Parkinson's management drug Xadago will be listed on the PBS.

Wed 10 Apr 2019

Take a peek at sneaky, sight-stealing glaucoma

Take a peek at sneaky, sight-stealing glaucoma

GLAUCOMA is an eye condition that can quietly build up over time without us knowing it's happening, until we realise we are losing our sight.

Wed 3 Apr 2019

Five great foods you should be eating now

Five great foods you should be eating now

CARDIOLOGIST Dr Ross Walker wants us to start now adding these five foods to our diet as each has shown to increase in nutritional value as we age.

Mon 1 Apr 2019

Find out the newest data danger which is proving lucrative

Find out the newest data danger which is proving lucrative

THERE was a time when crooks made off with television sets or jewellery but these days, they focus on far more transportable stuff.

Fri 29 Mar 2019

Lodge your Advance Care Directive with My Health Record

Lodge your Advance Care Directive with My Health Record

SENIORS are being encouraged to upload to My Health Record their future health care preferences.

Wed 27 Mar 2019

RSL Queensland goes shoulder to shoulder, always

RSL Queensland goes shoulder to shoulder, always

RSL Queensland has launched a new website and branding as it works towards making its services more relevant to the changing face of defence force personnel.

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