General Seniors News

Tue 3 Dec 2019

‘Presents’ of mind in bushfire recovery

‘Presents’ of mind in bushfire recovery

Ravaged homes, distraught, displaced people and injured wildlife have been constant images recently reminding those fortunate to live out of danger about the plight of...

Mon 2 Dec 2019

Cash you later – the folding stuff is under threat

Cash you later – the folding stuff is under threat

THE days of coins clinking in our pockets could be numbered, with one in four Australians saying they don’t carry cash.

Never too late to study

Never too late to study

A little nudge from her manager along with a hint that it would help her progress through the organisation put Lyndall on the study path

Mon 25 Nov 2019

Lyn’s taste of things to come

Lyn’s taste of things to come

A PASSION for changing the aged care food landscape spurred a late-life career change for Lyn Fidler, who recently graduated in the first Le Cordon Bleu Brisbane...

Shares are still in favour but offshore is worth a look

Shares are still in favour but offshore is worth a look

It's official - Australia's army of self-managed super funds (SMSFs) makes up one of the biggest like-minded group of investors on the Australian sharemarket.

7 benefits of weightlifting for life

7 benefits of weightlifting for life

IMPROVING the experience of ageing, the health of the older populations, and the quality of life is a valuable endeavor.

Thu 21 Nov 2019

Men's Health: Scalp protection tips

Men's Health: Scalp protection tips

YOU may be very aware of regularly applying sunscreen on our face, hands, arms and even our legs, but what about taking care of your scalp?

Wed 20 Nov 2019

Looking good on top

Looking good on top

BABY Boomer men and women deserve to look good and feel good when it comes to their hair.

Tue 19 Nov 2019

Incontinence: The answers to your questions

Incontinence: The answers to your questions

IF YOU are in a muddle about incontinence, the Continence Foundation of Australia has some answers for you.

Mon 18 Nov 2019

Manage loneliness by finding meaningful connections

Manage loneliness by finding meaningful connections

WE ARE social animals and we need to belong, but how do we find the way to deal with our loneliness and engage with our community to achieve better health?

Could you be affected by super zombies?

Could you be affected by super zombies?

HUMAN beings can be a funny lot; they report businesses operating in the black economy, yet vast numbers are not going anything about being ripped off on super.

Fri 15 Nov 2019

Key aged care health services data now on hand

Key aged care health services data now on hand

THE Australian Institute of Health and Welfare for the first time has examined the use of health services by older people using different types of aged care.

Mutual support and meaningful connections home care

Mutual support and meaningful connections home care

THE team at Lively are young, enthusiastic and energised and ready to roll out their innovative intergenerational home-care service.

Wed 13 Nov 2019

Protect your grandkids online these school holidays

Protect your grandkids online these school holidays

DO YOU know what to do when you think your grandkids may be getting into strife online? Australia's eSafety Commission has tips for you to use holidays.

Tue 12 Nov 2019

Male Health: Finding the sweet spot

Male Health: Finding the sweet spot

THE risk of type 2 diabetes (T2D) increases dramatically for men after you hit 50.

Mon 11 Nov 2019

Music used to stimulate wellbeing and connection

Music used to stimulate wellbeing and connection

MUSIC can act as a positive behavioural change tool for people living with dementia when used in the right way.

Fri 8 Nov 2019

Retiring into rental stress

Retiring into rental stress

AUSTRALIA enjoys one of the highest life expectancies in the world with one in seven people aged 65 and over.

Thu 7 Nov 2019

Sleeping deep to reduce anxiety

Sleeping deep to reduce anxiety

EXPERIENCING anxiety because you have missed out on a good night’s rest isn’t anything new, but researchers can now explain how it can be reduced.

Mon 4 Nov 2019

Avoid finding yourself in the wrong place at the wrong time

Avoid finding yourself in the wrong place at the wrong time

ONE mistake the team at InvestSMART often see, is people holding investments that don't match personal goals.

Sun 3 Nov 2019

What happens to our digital possessions after we die?

What happens to our digital possessions after we die?

PRICELESS family photos and other memories are being lost forever because older Australians don't know how to preserve their 'digital legacies' after death.

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