Wellbeing News

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.

Wed 25 Sep 2019

Caring for grandkids and maintaining family harmony

Caring for grandkids and maintaining family harmony

LOOKING after grandkids is a time when grandparents can draw on their rich experiences of parenthood and enjoy quality family time.

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.

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.

Tue 17 Sep 2019

Innovative exercise park in aged care

Innovative exercise park in aged care

FOR the first time an exercise park has been installed in a residential aged care facility with the aim to help residents improve strength, balance and mobility

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.

Thu 12 Sep 2019

Better lives in CALD communities

Better lives in CALD communities

CALD, rural and isolated seniors' communities in Victoria are benefiting from a $1.8m Sport Australia grant for the delivery of wellbeing activities.

Wed 11 Sep 2019

New expert advice on meat, dairy and eggs

New expert advice on meat, dairy and eggs

UNFLAVOURED full-fat milk, yoghurt and cheese are now options, while the limit has lifted on the number of eggs that can be eaten per week.

Sun 8 Sep 2019

Getting car comfy may come at a cost

Getting car comfy may come at a cost

ROAD safety experts are warning older drivers to careful about using car comfort accessories.

Fri 6 Sep 2019

How will China's ageing population impact on us?

How will China's ageing population impact on us?

CHINA represents one-fifth of the world's population and has about one-quarter of the world's people aged 60 and over researchers at the UNSW's CEPAR report.

Thu 22 Aug 2019

One third of older Australians are in an unfamiliar space

One third of older Australians are in an unfamiliar space

MIGRANTS from non-English speaking backgrounds now make up between 30 and 35 per cent of Australians aged 65 and over.

Wed 21 Aug 2019

Top 5 avoidable men killers

Top 5 avoidable men killers

MEN, we need to talk. Your current lifestyle choices could be increasing your risk of a chronic disease and putting your life in danger.

How's your teeth going?

How's your teeth going?

WE NEED to twice daily brush, once daily floss, eat healthy and regular visit our dentist to maintain good dental health.

Wed 14 Aug 2019

New guide for comparison of medical procedure costs

New guide for comparison of medical procedure costs

A NEW guide designed to help patients understand medical treatment fees and out of pocket costs will go online soon.

Mon 22 Jul 2019

Why I support older Australians using My Health Record

Why I support older Australians using My Health Record

AGEING is not a destination, but a journey. It's not a place you suddenly arrive at one day - rather it's something we're all experiencing, all the time.

Wed 17 Jul 2019

Choose the right shoe for your ageing feet

Choose the right shoe for your ageing feet

AS WE get older, our foot health changes so the choices of our footwear should also change.

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.

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.

Wed 29 May 2019

Our diet needs to go more green

Our diet needs to go more green

EATING one cup of leafy green vegetables every day is all it takes to help you maintain all-important good muscle strength and mobility.

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.

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