Wellbeing News

Fri 3 May 2019

Friends for Befriend research needed in Victoria

Friends for Befriend research needed in Victoria

RESIDENTIAL age care residents and providers in Victoria are needed to help with the National Ageing Research Institute’s Befriend program.

Wed 1 May 2019

Healthy walking program led by residents

Healthy walking program led by residents

WITH a little help from a friend, researchers have found a simple way to get more Seniors more active through a peer-support walking program.

Wed 17 Apr 2019

Boost your day with a quick nap

Boost your day with a quick nap

TAKING a nap during the day can make a big difference to our mood and energy, but that nap can also interfere with our sleep patterns if we aren't careful.

Mon 15 Apr 2019

New awareness drives increased calls to Elder Abuse Helpline

New awareness drives increased calls to Elder Abuse Helpline

CALLS to the Elder Abuse Helpline increased by more than 17 per cent during the 2017-18 financial year, with more than 1900 Queenslanders reporting elder abuse.

Top tips for a good bra fit for older women

Top tips for a good bra fit for older women

WOMEN are told that ageing well involves getting physically active, but do they know how to make the right clothing choices for recreation and sport activities?

Thu 11 Apr 2019

Expert unsure new PBS-listed Parkinson's offers anything new

Expert unsure new PBS-listed Parkinson's offers anything new

FROM this month the Parkinson's management drug Xadago will be listed on the PBS.

Wed 3 Apr 2019

Five great foods you should be eating now

Five great foods you should be eating now

CARDIOLOGIST Dr Ross Walker wants us to start now adding these five foods to our diet as each has shown to increase in nutritional value as we age.

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