Radiation patients find relief with oxygen therapy

A patient preparing to be treated in the Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy chamber.

HYPERBARIC Oxygen Therapy used to treat chronic radiation damage.

Aged care move no hindrance to John's volunteering

John Lee

FOR 40 years John Lee has been giving back to his community.

Trisha Noble still trips the light fantastic

VETERAN PERFORMER: Trish Noble is delighted to be in the cast of Ladies in Black.

THE innocent young teenager Patsy-Ann Noble of 1960s Bandstand fame

Local Partners

Losing control? The Continence Foundation wants to help

IF you experience incontinence, it is important to remember that you are not alone.

How to save time and money when cooking on the road

GET OUT THERE: Camping can be much easier when you're organised.

IDEAS to help you save time when preparing meals while on the road.

Queensland-first techology allows cancer patients to keep their hair

CHILLING OUT: Nurses Kim and Kristy try out the Paxman cooling cap for size.

Cooling caps reduce chemotherapy-related alopecia.

Cheers to new beer that saves our reef

BEERY GOOD: Bargara Brewing Company head brewer Andrew Clark with the second Great Barrier Beer creation for The Good Beer Co.

Second Great Barrier Beer infused with honey.

LETTER: Thank you for helping us fight cancer

Cancer Council Qld thanks our many thousands of volunteers.

CANCER Council Qld thanks our many thousands of volunteers.

REVEALED: Winner of $69,990 caravan competition

OUR $69,990 Majestic Caravan Giveaway competition brought out the creativity in hundreds of entrants but there was only one winner.

CLOSED: Don't wait too long for the time of your life

YOUR CHANCE: You can win a $69,990 caravan just by getting creative with one of these new Palm Lake Resort stickers.

THIS competition is now closed. Winner to be drawn on November 28.

CLOSED: Want to win a $69,990 Majestic Caravan?

THIS competition is now closed. Winner to be drawn on November 28.

CLOSED: How to enter the Seniors News caravan competition

THIS competition is now closed. Winner drawn on November 28.

Find out why the Majestic Caravan has everyone talking

Proud history in the caravan industry, offering reliability, luxury

Where’s your nearest Palm Lake Resort?

Here’s a list of all Palm Lake Resorts to help you on your way!

20 tips for towing a caravan safely

Towing a caravan/trailer is not difficult if you follow the tips

LIVE + SAVE: Tis the season to be festive and frugal

IDEAS to save you money on gift wrapping and decorations before the merry madness begins.

LIVE + SAVE: Top tips to go solar and get camping

CLEAN CAMP: Energy comes free from the sun.

SOLAR power is a great way to add comfort to your camping experience

LIVE + SAVE: Save money camping with these memberships

RUFF ROAD: Camps Australia Wide has the low-down on pet-friendly travel.

TIPS on how to make your travel budget stretch further up the road.

LIVE + SAVE: Top tips to reuse a Tic Tac box

Repurposed Tic Tac boxes

ELEVEN ingenious uses for empty Tic Tac boxes.

Paper clip hacks to make your life easier

Paper clips have so many more uses than just holding pieces of paper together.

WHO knew the humble paper clip had so many uses?

LIVE + SAVE: High tea at low price

Conceived with a cup of tea on a white surface

HOW to treat yourself to a fancy high tea without the price tag.

CHEAP EATS: Make a delicious, simple high tea

Lovely selection of delicious treats

TOP tips and tricks to present a top-class high tea at home.

Looking back at Australia's 1956 Olympic Games

THIS year is the 60th anniversary of the Olympic Games which were held in Melbourne in 1956.

Heatwave? This is how to protect your pets

Make sure to  keep your pets safe as temperatures skyrocket.

TOP tips to keep your pets safe as temperatures skyrocket.

Artist discovers her therapeutic form

AMAZING WORK: Paula Briggs created such lifelike dolls.

YANDINA woman Paula Briggs is a "reborn” artist.

Ross puts stamp on fundraising for mobility

STAMPS AHEAD: Ross Paine happily collecting stamps for charity.

STAMPS are sent to auction to raise funds for mobility assistance.

New review for historic Noosa Museum

FUTURE PATH: Noosa Museum's Jeanette Alfredson.

CLAIMS building is too small to house and display rare artefacts.

Festive fun at Clayden Potters' annual morning tea

Clayden Potters members Wendy Shane, Betty Burkett, Hilary Truitt, Ian Smeeton, Shirley Linney-Barber and Evelyn Flower show off some of their ceramic creations.

POTTERY group's much-loved annual Christmas exhibition on Saturday.

Calendar girl Bev recalls beach photo

Sunshine Coast Council's 2017 calendar commemorating the 50th anniversary of the naming of the Coast.

PHOTO taken 60 years ago graces cover of commemorative calendar.

What you need to know about Christmas in Brisbane

BRISBANE City's free Christmas program is sending a sparkling invitation to you.

Fighting back against the 'old granny' stereotype

SUPER STAR GRANDMAS: Read with your grandchildren.

TODAY'S grandmothers are a far cry from the grannies of yesteryear.

Why older women need access to affordable housing

Gail Forrer continues her series on the housing situation for older women in Australia who don't own their own homes.

MICHELLE is the very real face of why women need more assistance.

Princess Cruises' trifecta of voyages around globe

The Sea Princess in New Zealand.

CRUISES offer three ways to see the world in 2017.

Rare musical performance offers a treat for your soul

DIVINE MUSIC: Maxim Vengerov is one the greatest violinists in the world today.

QLD Symphony Orchestra to play with the illustrious Maxim Vengerov.

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Never too old for two-yearly breast checks

OVER 75s reminded about the importance of having a breast screen.

EXPLAINED: The planned changes to home care

The changes are to enable greater choice, control and flexibility in the way you receive home care services, and how those services are delivered.

CHANGES to enable greater choice, control and flexibility in care.

BreastScreen Queensland Mobile Service to visit Warwick

MOBILE MEDIC:  BreastScreen Queensland will visit Warwick this month.

STATE-OF-THE-ART digital mobile service is coming to Warwick.

Exercise program assists St Andrew's Hospital patients

NEW PROGRAM: Vision Exercise Physiologist Alastair McGorm guides cancer patient Monique Moore at the new exercise clinic at St Andrew's Hospital.

PROGRAM designed for people undergoing cancer-related treatments.

Technology to help fight infection for cardiac patients

HIGH TECH: Dr Harish Aikot about to insert a pacemaker using the new infection fighting envelope in St Andrew's Cardiac Lab.

NEW technology helps cardiac patients fight off infection.

Joe reveals life's challenges living with Parkinson's

POSITIVE ATTITUDE: Joe Chalmers delivering a presentation at the University of Southern Queensland.

WHILE Joe says his speech can be slurred, his message is articulate.

Retired greyhound loves his retirement home run

GREYHOUND ADOPTION: Mt Lofty Heights Nursing Home director of nursing Cindy Pitt with resident Lenny McHugh enjoys the company of the facility's resident pet, Sammy the greyhound.

FORMER racer has nuzzled his way into many hearts at his new home.

Grants available to support volunteers on the Gold Coast

GRANTS of between $1000 to $5000 are being offered to support the work of volunteers.

Make the right lifestyle choices to extend your lifespan

Smoking, alcohol, diet and exercise influence how long a man lives.

SMOKING, alcohol, diet and exercise influence how long a man lives.

WARNING: Protect your eyes against dangerous UV light

Protect your eyes from Australia's strong and damaging UV rays with sunglasses.

"OUR eyes are 10 times more sensitive to UV than our skin.”

Cooly markets colour up Christmas

SOCIAL OUTING: You'll find creative designers, retro stalls, food and entertainment at Coolangatta markets.

THE Gold Coast Design Collective markets offer fresh gift ideas.

Proof: Babysitting is beneficial for grandmother's brains

Babysitting is good for grandmothers' brains, as long as they don’t overdo it.

BABYSITTING is good for your brain, as long as you don’t overdo it.

VIEW members celebrate together and support others

TWELVE clubs, from the Sunshine Coast and Fraser Coast regions, gathered in Gympie for their annual conference.

Donna keeps 'grey matter working' by volunteering

WELL DONE: Donna Suter was presented the Community Champion Award at the Fraser Coast Regional Council's September meeting by the mayor and councillors. The award was given in recognition of Donna's service to the Maryborough community.

Donna Suter has been presented with the Community Champion Award.

Older Men Unlimited worth their weight in gold

Quota Maryborough president Val Harvey presented $400 to the Older Men Unlimited Group members (from left) Glen Miller, Frank Grant, Theo Svensen, Val Harvey, Peter Sawtell and Ian Wies.

GROUP of retired men offer invaluable support to fundraiser.

REVEALED: A beer a day is good for your heart

Enjoying a pint of beer a day could help reduce your risk of suffering a stroke or developing cardiovascular disease.

HELPS reduce risk of stroke or developing cardiovascular disease.

France says thank you for Reginald's Liberation efforts

RECOGNITION: Reginald Miles was awarded the French decoration of Chevalier dans l'Ordre National de la Legion d'Honneur for his services during the Second World War.

REGINALD Miles recognised for involvement in Liberation of France.

Pearl Harbour nurse enjoys peaceful life at Hervey Bay

Mary McDonald will never forget the bombing  Pearl Harbour on December 7 it will be the  75th anniversary.

MARY reflects on the bombing of Pearl Harbour 75 years on.

RECIPE: Delicious Vietnamese chicken salad

QUICK & EASY: Vietnamese Chicken Salad

DIVE into The Dinner Ladies cook book if you've run out of ideas.

OPINION: Karl, where did it go so wrong?

KARL, why do Aussies have such a profound love/hate relationship with you?

You're wrong! Over 50's not "too old" for technology

Over 50s believe they can keep up with the latest trends in technology until 80 years or older.

ABLE to keep up with trends in technology until 80 years or older.

'The most extraordinary battle... absolute savagery'

IN PERSON: Friends of the Tweed Heads Library members Lola Bishop and Gail Bonser host a visit with author Peter FitzSimons.

MEN and women who fought inspire author Peter FitzSimons' new book.

Lloyd Rees lithographs exhibition

One of the beautiful lithographs you will see at the Exhibition

Lloyd Rees came to lithography late in his career, well in his 80’s.

Northern Rivers natural wonders feature in Planet Earth

Cyptotrama aspratum.

NORTHERN Rivers photographer part of a ground breaking documentary.

Experts reveal Tweed Coast's natural wonders

WONDER EXPERTS: The Fragile Edge editor Michael DeGood and David Rae, aged 88, the primary contributor to the Human Impacts chapter.

NINE years of research for book about natural history of the Tweed.

McInnes' humour is full bore in look at Aussie obsessions

LAUGH LOUD: William McInnes brings his trademark humour to Cudgen Surf Club this month.

AUSSIE author takes a look at our obsession with sports, pop culture

WHAT'S ON: Upcoming events on the Coffs Coast

FROM the Screenwave International Film Festival and Eutick Memorial Still Life Award, to National Theatre Live's WarHorse.

Moo-ving tale: What's in the bucket counts

Danny Wilton with a mob of baby calves he is raising.

DANNY Wilton explains what keeps him in dairy farming at 78.

Local history researcher takes a grave view

Coffs Coast cemetery researcher Ruth Morrow explains the significance of carvings on headstones to a rainy day crowd at Coffs Harbour Historic Cemetery, while  Rochelle Davies provides some shelter.

GRAVEYARDS are three-dimensional history books for Ruth Morrow.

Wanderlust keeps couple on the road

ON TOUR: Peter and Pam Fraser with their trusty motor home, a converted Coaster bus.

PETER and Pam Fraser have clocked up nearly half a million kms.

John's ingenious creations help the less fortunate

John Brumby at work crafting a special soft tray for a boy to use while travelling in his wheelchair in a taxi.

John Brumby applauded for finding solutions to individual problems.

Retired teacher achieving international writing success

Writer Annie Seaton on the rocks near her home at Nambucca Heads.

ANNIE Seaton's absorbing third-age career as a novelist

Financial security a real worry for over 50s, survey reveals

The possibility of a meagre retirement is weighing heavily on the majority of older Australian.

ONLY a fifth of over 50s confident of a comfortable retirement.

Future for Wyong pioneering group bodes well

THE Wyong District Pioneers Association is on the lookout for new members.

Positive ageing plan mapped out for future growth

INTERGENERATIONAL INFRASTRUCTURE: Recreation yracks for retirees is another important part of the strategy

A CONNECTION with community is "crucial" when entering retirement.

TOP TIPS: Seniors' travel made easier

Travel tips that will reduce stress and make your journey much more enjoyable.

SIMPLE travel tips to reduce stress and make the journey enjoyable.

Bush poet a master of the spoken word

Peter Mace with his Golden Damper award at Tamworth Country Music Festival.

PETER Mace has entertained audiences all around Australia.

Lionesses help ease the way for palliative care facility

Gwandalan Lioness Club fashion parade organisers Denice O'Connor, Gail Mainwaring and Jane Bridgett.

PALLIATIVE care facility remains a driving force for members.

Superannuation reforms now set in stone

The Turnbull Government’s superannuation reforms have become legislation.

PARLIAMENT votes to accept package of superannuation changes.

PROOF: Grandparents as tech obsessed as youngsters

Research reveals a further 72% of Aussie grandparents couldn’t imagine their life without the internet.

NEW research reveals the rise of the 'silver surfer'.

Tony Abbott hits out as his Green Army gets scrapped

FORMER PM Tony Abbott has hit out at the Coalition Government after news emerged that his Green Army was on the chopping block.

PETA calls for kangaroo puncher to be prosecuted

The man and the kangaroo stood toe-to-toe before he threw a right-hand punch. Image: Steven Stubenrauch/Facebook.

Hunting trip had been organised for sick young man

John Key resigns: "This is the hardest decision I've made'

New Zealand Prime Minister John Key

"This is the hardest decision I've ever made.''

Strikes could impact Centrelink and Medicare services

Centrelink signs in Melbourne, Saturday, June, 25, 2016.  (AAP Image/Tracey Nearmy) NO ARCHIVING

Customers are also encouraged to use online services.

Sorry fellas, female joggers aren't there for you

Women who go running aren't looking for sex with you

Reader’s plea to stop the planned pension cuts

I AM pleading with the government to show compassion, to not reduce the pension.

Melanomas in QLD predicted to rise by more than 42%

WARNING: As the mercury rises with the impending arrival of summer Queenslanders are warned to exercise caution in the sun.

Melanomas diagnosed annually is predicted to rise by more than 42%

Hub for community

The TAFE Queensland East Coast Tewantin Campus is closed.

This dead centre could become a dynamo of communications

How Trump's presidential win signals a global change

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump hugs an American flag as he arrives to speak to a campaign rally, Monday, Oct. 24, 2016, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

Trump's victory is more than just an election, it's a regime change

TRAVEL: A South African bedroom with a view

The Blue Train traverses some of the best of Mother Nature in South Africa and, top right, The Blue Train.

Take a rail journey across Africa

TRAVEL: The joys of a cold Christmas

A winter view of Novodevichy convent in Moscow, Russia

The lead-up to Christmas in a cold country is joyful

Is this the final betrayal of the Cadbury brand?

Has global chocolate giant lost some of its original values?