Seniors News

Mon 15 Oct 2018

All that jazz: Expert looks to preserve musical history

All that jazz: Expert looks to preserve musical history

DR LAUREN Istvandity is working to preserve musical heritage and inspire future generations in an effort to increase the Queensland Jazz Archive collection.

What future advice should you give your grandkids?

What future advice should you give your grandkids?

Paul Clitheroe offers some sound advice to seniors who are talking to their adult children and grandchildren about financing now their life in the future.

Sun 14 Oct 2018

A new hope: Toowoomba RSL banks hopes on younger members

A new hope: Toowoomba RSL banks hopes on younger members

THE Toowoomba United RSL sub-branch is looking forward with hope as the world stops this Remembrance Day to commemorate the centenary of the Armistice.

Sat 13 Oct 2018

Veteran rider back on the bike and ready for the challenge

Veteran rider back on the bike and ready for the challenge

ROGER Bonhomme was once a regular bike rider but had not taken to his wheels for 60 years. Then a Christmas gift sparked the old passion back to life.

Gliding into a one-off travel adventure

Gliding into a one-off travel adventure

WATCHING your son be towed into unknown skies in a country where he doesn't know the language as a thunderstorm brews is pretty heart-stopping.

Fri 12 Oct 2018

Making ageism a thing of the past

Making ageism a thing of the past

CHANGE in attitudes to ageing has to happen; that's a given. But, how it happens and when is the challenge taken up by the social campaign, EveryAGE Counts.

Famous birthday's: Hugh Jackman

Famous birthday's: Hugh Jackman

Hugh Michael Jackman was born on October 12 1968 in Sydney to Grace McNeil and Christopher John Jackman. He is an Australian actor, singer, dancer and producer.

The breast cancer conversation is not just about donations

The breast cancer conversation is not just about donations

HELPING the battle against breast cancer isn’t always just about raising funds. For some people, it’s the opportunity to provide valuable research knowledge.

Mike Carlton: From hard-nosed journo to house-husband

Mike Carlton: From hard-nosed journo to house-husband

MIKE Carlton might have a reputation for being outspoken, opinionated, controversial, but that doesn't stop him from being an attentive husband and father.

Thu 11 Oct 2018

Selling your goods online can be very risky

Selling your goods online can be very risky

POLICE are warning seniors to be aware of who they sell items to online as the process can carry an expensive risk for the seller.

Northern Rivers magic: 13 fantastic photos

Northern Rivers magic: 13 fantastic photos

SUNSETS, rainbows and the magic of nature were the subjects of this week's submissions to our Facebook Photo of the Week competition.

Walk back into Gold Coast soccer at over-50

Walk back into Gold Coast soccer at over-50

REMEMBER that buzz of being part of a team, that moment of glory in scoring a goal or winning a match?

An investment roadmap for seniors

An investment roadmap for seniors

MANY seniors operate their own superannuation funds, so it's interesting to see some new data showing where most of the people with DIY funds are investing.

Wed 10 Oct 2018

‘Grandfamily’ team up for gardening challenge

‘Grandfamily’ team up for gardening challenge

DARWIN gardener Dimity Foster’s joy of spending precious time in the garden with her grandchild has led to entering her in Australia’s Next Top Gardener.

For Aussie men, help is a phone call away

For Aussie men, help is a phone call away

AUSSIE blokes are still tough nuts to crack when opening up about their feelings to loved ones. Anonymous helplines and community support can help.

Royal Commission to 'build a national culture of respect'

Royal Commission to 'build a national culture of respect'

PRIME Minister Scott Morrison has released the terms of reference for the Royal Commission into Aged Care.

Missing mum, children and grandmother found unharmed

Missing mum, children and grandmother found unharmed

FOUR family members, including two small children, have been found after an “abduction”, home invasion and house fire sparked a major manhunt overnight.

Local author tells untold tail behind Australia

Local author tells untold tail behind Australia

SOMETIMES a book comes along with a title that might not appeal to the masses and surprises us by shooting up the best-seller list within weeks of its release.

Tips for better health through better sleep

Tips for better health through better sleep

WE might need less sleep as we age, but we still need to make our sleep work well towards keeping us healthy and happy.

Country veteran marks greatest hits with intimate tour

Country veteran marks greatest hits with intimate tour

GOLD and Tweed Coast audiences get front-row seats as Troy Cassar-Daley launches his new Greatest Hits album and Australia-wide acoustic tour on October 19.

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