Elderly developer creates app just for seniors

AN 82-year-old Japanese software developer has turned her frustration in the lack of seniors-specific online services into a “fun app”.

Samsung Galaxy Note8: 'Bigger is better' for seniors

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will sell for almost $1500 in Australia – making it the Korean giant’s biggest and most expensive phone ever.

New Samsung device the perfect smartphone for seniors.

Samsung Galaxy Note 8: Why stick with 'exploding' brand?

Samsung's Galaxy Note 8 now has one of the best cameras on the market.

Why Australian Samsung officials are sweating on New York launch

Scammers watch: Fake NBN targeting seniors

SCAMWATCH: watch out for scammers impersonating NBN service providers.

NBN doesn't sell to the public so don't be scammed by callers.

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Which to choose: Retirement village or aged-care?

ONE of the major things many people have to decide later in life is whether to move into a retirement home or aged-care accommodation.

'Age is not a disability': Carers vow to change focus

Linda Marsden with Doreen.

"Age is not a disability ... time we stopped treating it like one."

Rethink retirement with the help from a friend

TAKING CONTROL: Joanna Maxwell with Ray Martin at the launch of her book, Rethink Your Career.

Take control of your working future with some practical tips.

'See a psychiatrist': Aged-care boss comes under scrutiny

Gary Barnier

Accusations include woman being told "see a psychiatrist".

Home could be biggest threat to independent seniors

Ambulance with lights on

Photo Tony Martin / Daily Mercury

Independent seniors are 60 per cent more likely to suffer falls.

Peter is a front-runner to affordable housing crisis

AFFORDABLE HOUSING: We are the frontrunners for the crisis in affordable housing, but what about the people who are coming behind?

ONE man's story of toughing it out in an expensive rental market.

Seniors benefit from practical housing options

AFFORDABILITY & CONVENIENCE : Liberty Villa lopen plan iving area.

Housing ptions could prove win/win for seniors.

Gardeners prepare for judgment day

BEING a gardener isn't always as relaxing as it can be, especially around competition time.

Nature revealed in a DIG gardening event

DAY OF DISCOVERY: Volunteers keep The Gold Coast Regional Botanic Gardens in good order before the Discovery in the Gardens event.

A free family day event at The Gold Coast Regional Botanic Gardens

Coast garden bringing people together

GREEN THUMBS: Neighbours of all ages and backgrounds meet up at the Mermaid Waters Multicultural Garden.

Mermaid Waters Multicultural a community hub.

Plant mimics emotions in mesmerising video

A PLANT has mimicked the range of human emotions felt throughout the day in a mesmerising video. Credit: houseplantjournal - Instagram.

Plant bends and sways as mood changes throughout the day.

Grow your own dwarf citrus trees

There's a new meyer lemon called Lemonicious that produces lots of tangy, juicy fruit, has glossy green leaves and also beautifully-perfumed white flowers in spring. Plus it grows to a very manageable 1m when planted in a pot.

Tips and picks from gardening expert Angie Thomas

Try this easy midweek quick roast today

SERVE sausages roast-style for a quick and easy family dinner.

Creating your own cook book

FEED YOUR SOUL: Customised your own recipe book with a little creative input.

Create your own version of Donna Hay.

Rice paper rolls: Master the art of Asian finger-food

Making great Asian food is just a roll away!

How sound clears all the chakras

SOUND HEALER: Michael Cormick will hold his sound healing workshops at the upcoming O'Heart Festival at Tyalgum.

Acclaimed singer passes on healing tips ahead of O'Heart festival.

Dessert show bakes up delicious new trailer

Tasty treats come to life in new teaser.

Stephanie Alexander's Chinese crisp-roasted pork

A delicious special treat for your family.

Health and Vitality in Winter

DELICIOUS: Smashed avocado with poached egg.

Winter is coming and healthy eating is always a challenge

Clothing salvation helps protect environment

OUR unwanted clothing items are being reused, reinvented and upcycled by Salvo Stores as they divert each year close to 30,000 tonnes of items from landfill.

Woolworths, Coles, Aldi: Why it pays to check docket

Do you know about your supermarket's 'freebie policy'?

Banana spring rolls: Asian twist to delicious desert

An Asian twist on a delicious desert recipe.

Been shopping at Woolies? Check your bank account now

Woolworths has apologised for the error.

Woolworths has apologised for the error of double-billing customers

Cream rises to the top with lasagne twist

Creamy chicken lasagne is delicious.

A lovely creamy alternative to the usual lasagne.