General Seniors News

Mon 7 Oct 2019

Playgroup grand-friends captures public interest

Playgroup grand-friends captures public interest

AGELESS activities isn't a new, but with the profile of ageism increasing and the airing of Old People's Home for 4 Year Olds, its found its place in the sun.

Fri 4 Oct 2019

Opinion: Older women need to remain vigilant

Opinion: Older women need to remain vigilant

SALLY* is living a great life in retirement, volunteering for several community organisations and travelling whenever the budget and time permits.

Wed 2 Oct 2019

Help is at hand for male carers

Help is at hand for male carers

GREG Smith, founder of Men Care Too, takes the lid off some of the health issues that affect the men around Australia who provide unpaid care or support.

Mon 30 Sep 2019

Small fees, big impact on savings

Small fees, big impact on savings

HUMAN beings love to save money. Yet when it comes to investing, we often pay high fees in the belief that this will lead to higher returns.

Sun 29 Sep 2019

Carer's small voice to be heard in big dementia world

Carer's small voice to be heard in big dementia world

WHAT started as a battle to give Deanna Mastellone's mother the best possible care in her last years of living with dementia has become a passion.

Fri 27 Sep 2019

Seven tips that can help you get off the grog

Seven tips that can help you get off the grog

WE are risking our health by continuing to drink too much alcohol and too often.

Wed 25 Sep 2019

Dark line on toenails could spell trouble

Dark line on toenails could spell trouble

HAVE you noticed a dark line on one of your nails? It's probably harmless, but it can be a sign of melanoma of the nail.

Tue 24 Sep 2019

All hail all things Men’s Sheds

All hail all things Men’s Sheds

THIS week provides a chance for Men’s Shed members to stand shoulder to shoulder in celebration of the national Men’s Shed Awareness program, Shed Life.

Tough time ahead as banks slash saving rates

Tough time ahead as banks slash saving rates

ANOTHER of the big four Australian banks has announced a drop in savings account interest rates.

Dream no longer as rare cars go up for sale

Dream no longer as rare cars go up for sale

ON Monday classic car fanatics have the chance to bid to own possibly one of Australia’s rarest cars.

Mon 23 Sep 2019

Those were the days at the corner store

Those were the days at the corner store

HOW good is your memory of when life was simpler, the corner store stocked just about everything and you knew what was going into your shopping bag?

Can you live in a multi-generational household?

Can you live in a multi-generational household?

THE number of Australians living in multigenerational households is creeping upwards.

Take the mood out of investing

Take the mood out of investing

AS INVESTORS we all like to think that we're making rational choices, nut it's amazing how our moods can drive investment decisions.

Sat 21 Sep 2019

Solution needed to phone blackouts

Solution needed to phone blackouts

I AM sitting with an old friend at her home, sharing a hot cup of tea on a cold winter's day, listening to a story about her neighbour who is over 90 years old.

Fri 20 Sep 2019

Roll back the clock on the bowling green

Roll back the clock on the bowling green

BOWLS Australia has joined the Sports Australia Better Ageing Grant program by promoting more older Australians to get more active.

Thu 19 Sep 2019

Phil Hazell is showing the way to live well with dementia

Phil Hazell is showing the way to live well with dementia

PACK your bags and get your affairs in order was the first bit of clinical advice early onset dementia patient Phil Hazell was told.

Jack Charles: Living with no excuses, no regrets

Jack Charles: Living with no excuses, no regrets

THE stage is set, the lights are dimmed and the audience is anticipating an enlightening encounter with renowned Australian actor Jack Charles.

Mon 16 Sep 2019

There's a strong case for thinking global investment

There's a strong case for thinking global investment

WHAT a crazy world we live in. A new market index has been launched that measures the impact of US President Donald Trump's tweets on global asset markets.

Sat 14 Sep 2019

Opening up a world of outdoor joy through ageless cycling

Opening up a world of outdoor joy through ageless cycling

THE joy of a gentle ride through local parks in the company of old and new friends is being made possible through the enthusiasm of seniors like Adrian Boss.

Fri 13 Sep 2019

Inside India and Bhutan travel with George Negus

Inside India and Bhutan travel with George Negus

THE public voice of hard-hitting news in Australia for 40 years still rings out strongly in George Negus, but it's now being enjoyed in a more private arena.

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