Seniors News

Tue 11 Dec 2018

An emergency plan could save your life

An emergency plan could save your life

THERE'S no doubt after the bad weather and devastating bushfires of recent weeks that this is not just the season to be merry.

Mon 10 Dec 2018

What’s behind our royal love affair?

What’s behind our royal love affair?

A POPULAR culture expert believes she has uncovered the truth behind the rise of royal fandom - but it has nothing to do with a new generation of monarchs.

Over-80s Mayoral party a gift to all

Over-80s Mayoral party a gift to all

AGE does not define who you are or the active role you play in the community.

Sun 9 Dec 2018

Support local artists, galleries

Support local artists, galleries

With Christmas approaching, now is the time to support your local arts industry.

Jeffrey Archer returns with Heads You Win

Jeffrey Archer returns with Heads You Win

LORD Jeffrey Archer might be on the cusp of 79, but his skills as a master storyteller have not waned as he delivers the thrilling offering, Heads You Win.

Sat 8 Dec 2018

Secrets of iconic building revealed in new book

Secrets of iconic building revealed in new book

AN ICONIC Brisbane building, heritage-listed, grand and imposing stands in Fortitude Valley, but many do not know the full story of its fascinating history.

Fri 7 Dec 2018

Top tips for fishing the Snowy Mountains

Top tips for fishing the Snowy Mountains

THE NSW high country is a personal favourite of mine. If you enjoy freshwater trout fishing then this is one of the premier places in the country to travel to.

Fashion exhibition a design of creativity in Brisbane

Fashion exhibition a design of creativity in Brisbane

A PAIR of fashion designers took their designs to the world by staying true to Brisbane. Now they are the stars of a new exhibition at the Museum of Brisbane.

Wed 5 Dec 2018

Elderly man shoved over parking dispute

Elderly man shoved over parking dispute

THIS disturbing footage shows an elderly man being shoved to the ground over a neighbourhood parking dispute in Sydney’s west.

Bleak outlook: 1 in 5 seniors resent quality of life

Bleak outlook: 1 in 5 seniors resent quality of life

A NEW report has shed a disturbing light on the golden years of older Australians with one in five rating their quality of life as mediocre or poor.

Learn how to manage your cramps

Learn how to manage your cramps

CRAMPS are fairly common among older Australians; almost 50 per cent of us suffer the often incredibly painful spasming of the muscles.

Tue 4 Dec 2018

Government boost to upskill seniors into 20,000 jobs

Government boost to upskill seniors into 20,000 jobs

THE FEDERAL Government has announced a $17.4 million boost to help mature-aged Australians upskill or transition into new careers.

The drivers most likely to be distracted on the road

The drivers most likely to be distracted on the road

A NEW report has revealed the drivers who pose the greatest threat from distraction behind the wheel. And it's not the people you had always suspected.

Tips to get your grandkids reading this Christmas

Tips to get your grandkids reading this Christmas

CAN you imagine anything more pleasurable than being a part of your grandchild's development of competent reading skills which will set them up for life?

Sun 2 Dec 2018

Friends, fun and mallets - what's not to love about croquet?

Friends, fun and mallets - what's not to love about croquet?

WHEN a friend introduced Rosemary Stillman to croquet back in 1983 she wasn't sure about the game, but 35 years later, she's now playing twice a week!

Sat 1 Dec 2018

Council focuses on accessibility with survey

Council focuses on accessibility with survey

SENIORS are urged to have their say on parking and public transport as part of a community-wide survey by Central Coast Council.

Christmas spirit comes alive with street market

Christmas spirit comes alive with street market

THERE will be no Grinch's in Dorrigo with the small town's main street taking on the full Christmas Spirit with the a Made In Dorrigo Street Market.

Fri 30 Nov 2018

Centrelink office set to close next week

Centrelink office set to close next week

RECIPIENTS will be forced to travel for business requiring face-to-face contact.

Volunteer shocked to be named Hidden Treasure

Volunteer shocked to be named Hidden Treasure

COFFS Harbour's Ingrid Gardiner got quite a shock when she was named in the 2018 Hidden Treasures Honour Roll early this month.

Thu 29 Nov 2018

Wills Day to shed light on your final wishes

Wills Day to shed light on your final wishes

TOO many seniors don't have a will, have an outdated, incomplete or ambiguous will, or aren't too sure anymore where to find the will they made.

Newer Older