Seniors News

Thu 15 Nov 2018

Create happiness and health with a dose of the arts

Create happiness and health with a dose of the arts

NOVEMBER is Arts and Health Month and that's a great chance for us all to indulge in what makes our brains and bodies happy.

Wed 14 Nov 2018

WARNING: Huge winds tipped to hit Toowoomba

WARNING: Huge winds tipped to hit Toowoomba

A SPOKESMAN from the Bureau of Meteorology has warned of the potential for wind gusts in excess of 90km/h across the Darling Downs this weekend.

Seniors rediscover netball at their own pace

Seniors rediscover netball at their own pace

IT'S the laughs and camaraderie as much as the exercise which is attracting over-50s netballers to walking netball on the Gold Coast.

Skin protection tips for over 60s

Skin protection tips for over 60s

EVEN though there are various factors that affect whether a person can get skin cancer, the old adage of 'slip, slop, slap', never goes out fashion.

Tue 13 Nov 2018

Barber visits are a whole lot different these days

Barber visits are a whole lot different these days

THE barber is now a trendy meeting place for men; it's a place to get a fresh cut and have a cheeky beer with the boys.

Charity celebrates volunteers and 400th home

Charity celebrates volunteers and 400th home

FRIENDS with Dignity has a lot to celebrate at this year's inaugural Magical Christmas Gala Charity Ball on Saturday, November 17.

Mon 12 Nov 2018

Retired couple finds joy Helping the Homeless

Retired couple finds joy Helping the Homeless

A CHANCE meeting with a friend's son two years ago changed Sandy and Ian Sneddon's lives.

Sun 11 Nov 2018

Gallery mindful of dementia with new art program

Gallery mindful of dementia with new art program

PROVIDING opportunities for people living with dementia can be hugely beneficial to their wellbeing, and a new public program offers a creative avenue.

Sat 10 Nov 2018

From City busy to bay relax on Brisbane's bayside

From City busy to bay relax on Brisbane's bayside

THE renowned SEBEL brand has arrived in a tranquil, Brisbane bayside suburb.

Fri 9 Nov 2018

Touring in musical company, that's amore

Touring in musical company, that's amore

SOFTLY serenaded while immersed in the sights of a delightful destination, entertainer Fortunato Isgro takes Go See Touring groups on a journey of a lifetime.

Thu 8 Nov 2018

HELP US: Our aged care housing crisis

HELP US: Our aged care housing crisis

Aged care provider wants government to help local residents get into accomodation

Remembrance Day floats back in time on Noosa River

Remembrance Day floats back in time on Noosa River

REMEMBRANCE Day organisers are planning to commemorate the centenary of the Armistice with a re-enactment of the flotilla that sailed the Noosa river in 1918.

Tips for organising an on-trend funeral

Tips for organising an on-trend funeral

FUNERALS these days are an event where choice is on the table for clients to look outside the norm for a variety of ways in which to say a fond farewell.

Wed 7 Nov 2018

You have more money than you think

You have more money than you think

MANY Australians fear they won’t have enough money to retire on, but a new study says that is not the case.

Tue 6 Nov 2018

A dancing dream comes true at 72

A dancing dream comes true at 72

DIAN Wilson quit ballet as a child after a cutting remark from a teacher about her body. But 60 years on, she’s finally living her dream of becoming a dancer.

Mon 5 Nov 2018

No place for ageism in exercise

No place for ageism in exercise

There is evidence heavy strength training, challenging balance exercises and high intensity interval training are in fact advantageous for many older adults.

Sat 3 Nov 2018

Famous Birthday's: Charles Bronson

Famous Birthday's: Charles Bronson

BRONSON was an American actor and was often cast in the role of a police officer, gunfighter, or vigilante in revenge-oriented plot lines.

Thu 1 Nov 2018

Lift up to workplace digital skills

Lift up to workplace digital skills

NEWLY launched, the free digital skills program Digital Springboard is helping older Australians improve their workplace and everyday life digital skills.

Tue 30 Oct 2018

New program to get kids to ‘Ask Gran, Not Google’

New program to get kids to ‘Ask Gran, Not Google’

IN AN attempt to get young people off their phones, the Government is simply asking youth to talk to the elderly instead of turning to Google.

Coffs Coast kicking goals after masterful tournament

Coffs Coast kicking goals after masterful tournament

COFFS Harbour could see itself come a regular fixture on the AFL Masters circuit following the success of the 2018 AFL Masters National Carnival this month.

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