Wellbeing News

Wed 21 Nov 2018

Dietitian shares top 10 myths about nutrition for seniors

Dietitian shares top 10 myths about nutrition for seniors

Dietitian and author Ngaire Hobbins shares her top tips from her book, Nutrition for Seniors: A guide to healthy habits for eating well as you age.

Sun 4 Nov 2018

Top tips for coping with the early summer heat

Top tips for coping with the early summer heat

DID you prepare yourself for this heat? Most of us won’t have our minds and bodies ready for the summer heat; it’s pleasure and its pain.

Fri 28 Sep 2018

6 tips to help stop hay fever taking over

6 tips to help stop hay fever taking over

THIS is the time of year when hay fever strikes and sufferers often become isolated as they seek shelter from the onslaught.

Thu 20 Sep 2018

'Move It Aus': New program to get seniors back into sport

'Move It Aus': New program to get seniors back into sport

THE Australian Government wants seniors to reignite their sporting passions after the launch of the ‘Move It Aus – Better Ageing’ grants program.

Wed 19 Sep 2018

Spring into relationships reflection and renewal

Spring into relationships reflection and renewal

AS THE days warm up and the sun stays shining longer, spring is a good time for seniors to work on renewing their social and support connections.

Tue 14 Aug 2018

Rural programs help health service provider claim top award

Rural programs help health service provider claim top award

A SPECIALIST health service provider that keeps seniors living and staying active in their community for longer has been awarded a top award in Australia.

Mon 2 Jul 2018

Steer clear: Doctor warns of health check-ups at chemists

Steer clear: Doctor warns of health check-ups at chemists

PHARMACISTS and GPs are at loggerheads over whether patients should undergo health checks at their local chemist shops.

Wed 20 Jun 2018

Blow the winter blues away and get active

Blow the winter blues away and get active

INSTEAD of hibernating as the cold weather settles in, why not use the cool of winter to get yourself active again using these warming tips.

Thu 14 Jun 2018

Move to the Groove helps treat dementia

Move to the Groove helps treat dementia

MOVE to the Groove is a highly engaging, social and collaborative dance program for people living with dementia in the Central Coast.

Sat 2 Jun 2018

Herbal remedies: Top tea recipes to beat winter ailments

Herbal remedies: Top tea recipes to beat winter ailments

THERE’S nothing quite like holding a warm cup of herbal tea in your hands. Not only does it make you feel cosy but a cup of tea is enough to warm the soul, too.

Wed 30 May 2018

South Australian bank goes dementia-friendly

South Australian bank goes dementia-friendly

BANKSA is taking the lead among the banks in South Australia by implementing a range of measures to make its branches dementia-friendly for its customers.

Fri 25 May 2018

Death education: Doctors want 'taboo' subject in schools

Death education: Doctors want 'taboo' subject in schools

QUEENSLAND doctors are calling for death education to be taught in the classroom in a bid to demystify the processes of ageing and dying.

Thu 17 May 2018

What matters most when the horizon is getting closer?

What matters most when the horizon is getting closer?

HAVE you thought about what are the most important things in your life that you want protected if you are faced with a life-limiting illness or sudden death?

Wed 16 May 2018

AGED CARE ABUSE: Peak bodies call for calm amidst storm

AGED CARE ABUSE: Peak bodies call for calm amidst storm

PEAK bodies have reiterated that quality in aged care is continuously assessed, following reports that call into question the quality of care across facilities.

Making sense of post-death red tape nightmare

Making sense of post-death red tape nightmare

A PRACTICAL guide for partners and family on who you need to notify and what legal processes to follow after the death of a loved one is available online now.

TOP TIPS: Keep those pearly whites nice and healthy

TOP TIPS: Keep those pearly whites nice and healthy

WHETHER you think you have healthy teeth or not, reviewing your oral health between visits to the dentist by following these expert tips to keep you smiling.

Sun 13 May 2018

Celebrate resilience through supportive workshops

Celebrate resilience through supportive workshops

WOMEN's workshops to celebrate their resilience in the face of domestic and family violence are being held in Brisbane during Domestic Violence Awareness month.

Sun 6 May 2018

Fountain of youth? How to slow ageing skin

Fountain of youth? How to slow ageing skin

TAKE the advice of an expert and use these tips for women and men for slowing down your skin's ageing process.

Fri 13 Apr 2018

Extra drink could shave 30 minutes off your life

Extra drink could shave 30 minutes off your life

A "LANDMARK" new study has shown that reaching for every extra cheeky glass of wine or beer might shave 30 minutes off your life.

Tue 27 Mar 2018

Get the blood flowing: An exercise to warm up your winter

Get the blood flowing: An exercise to warm up your winter

WINTER is around the corner and the need to stay active is essential! We have the perfect exercise in mind: core rotation.

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