General Seniors News

Fri 8 Feb 2019

A windfall awaits many who haven’t registered with Medicare

A windfall awaits many who haven’t registered with Medicare

ABOUT 670,000 Australians are out of pocket by an average of $150 each because they haven’t provided Medicare with their current bank account details.

Thu 7 Feb 2019

Leo Sayer onward and upward tour at 70

Leo Sayer onward and upward tour at 70

FANTASTIC, wonderful, the best, no fears looking forward, proud to be 70; Leo Sayer enthuses on the eve of his tour of Australia and New Zealand.

Wed 6 Feb 2019

Volunteer to help Befriending researchers

Volunteer to help Befriending researchers

BEFRIENDING is a proposed new approach to helping reduce depression and anxiety in people living in Aged Care.

Tue 5 Feb 2019

Australia leads way in dementia high-care

Australia leads way in dementia high-care

NEW Federal Government funding announced today will facilitate the introduction of a world-first Specialist Dementia Care Program.

Mon 4 Feb 2019

Successful relationships are built on more than gifts

Successful relationships are built on more than gifts

VALENTINE'S Day is around the corner, and florists everywhere will be gearing up for a rush of orders, but successful relationships are built on more than gifts

Police leader unretires to take work in critical role

Police leader unretires to take work in critical role

IT WASN'T Andy Henderson's intention to do any more work after 45 years in the police force, but then the former assistant commissioner was headhunted.

Sat 2 Feb 2019

Sydney exhibition opens the world to intricate Chinese art

Sydney exhibition opens the world to intricate Chinese art

INTRICATE, yet simplistic, the collection of unique artefacts from Taipei's National Palace Museum reveals a world as old as 5000 years ago.

Fri 1 Feb 2019

Memory being lost during apnoea episodes

Memory being lost during apnoea episodes

SLEEP apnoea is not just about suffering through poor sleep and breathing problems, it's now been found to affect people's memories.

What home assistance are seniors entitled to?

What home assistance are seniors entitled to?

WHAT form of home assistance are seniors entitled to and who should we contact for help was a question posed to me recently.

Thu 31 Jan 2019

‘Unfinished business’: PM’s new headache

‘Unfinished business’: PM’s new headache

As if Scott Morrison didn’t have enough issues ahead of the next election. Now a former Liberal MP is back and has “unfinished business”.

Wed 30 Jan 2019

‘No apologies’ for tax proposals

‘No apologies’ for tax proposals

The man who would be treasurer in a Labor federal government says the party makes no apology for wanting to change taxes to make Australia fairer.

Britain faces dramatic new Brexit battle

Britain faces dramatic new Brexit battle

The British Prime Minister may have won a few weeks to salvage a Brexit deal but is headed toward a clash with the European Union.

Update your car seat belt settings today

Update your car seat belt settings today

AS our body shape changes we should regularly review the fit of our car seat belt to ensure it gives us the best possible protection.

How to boost your age pension entitlement

How to boost your age pension entitlement

STEP by step Centrelink has been making it harder for people to qualify for the age pension.

Tue 29 Jan 2019

Massive new fish kill on Darling River in NSW

Massive new fish kill on Darling River in NSW

NEW photos have revealed the extent of a massive fish kill in the Darling River with hundreds of thousands of fish found dead.

Mon 28 Jan 2019

Is a long term investment strategy still relevant?

Is a long term investment strategy still relevant?

WE LIVE in a world of change. Against this backdrop of upheaval, is long term investing still relevant?

Fri 25 Jan 2019

Australia’s very finest citizens recognised

Australia’s very finest citizens recognised

THE WINNERS of this year’s Australian of the Year, Senior Australian, Local Hero and Young Australian of the Year have been announced.

Wed 23 Jan 2019

Attenborough's dire warning: Civilisation could collapse

Attenborough's dire warning: Civilisation could collapse

SIR David Attenborough has issued a dark warning about the “wholesale” destruction of our planet if world leaders don’t act to protect precious ecosystems.

Bushfires throw travel plans into chaos across Tasmania

Bushfires throw travel plans into chaos across Tasmania

TOURISTS to Tasmania are being warned their travel plans could be forced to change due to fires burning across the state.

Homosexuality a 'fashion trend', according to Katter

Homosexuality a 'fashion trend', according to Katter

BOB Katter has put his foot in it again by calling homosexuality a 'fashion statement' while on a regional Queensland campaign stop.

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