Wellbeing News

Wed 30 May 2018

South Australian bank goes dementia-friendly

South Australian bank goes dementia-friendly

BANKSA is taking the lead among the banks in South Australia by implementing a range of measures to make its branches dementia-friendly for its customers.

Fri 25 May 2018

Death education: Doctors want 'taboo' subject in schools

Death education: Doctors want 'taboo' subject in schools

QUEENSLAND doctors are calling for death education to be taught in the classroom in a bid to demystify the processes of ageing and dying.

Thu 17 May 2018

What matters most when the horizon is getting closer?

What matters most when the horizon is getting closer?

HAVE you thought about what are the most important things in your life that you want protected if you are faced with a life-limiting illness or sudden death?

Wed 16 May 2018

AGED CARE ABUSE: Peak bodies call for calm amidst storm

AGED CARE ABUSE: Peak bodies call for calm amidst storm

PEAK bodies have reiterated that quality in aged care is continuously assessed, following reports that call into question the quality of care across facilities.

Making sense of post-death red tape nightmare

Making sense of post-death red tape nightmare

A PRACTICAL guide for partners and family on who you need to notify and what legal processes to follow after the death of a loved one is available online now.

TOP TIPS: Keep those pearly whites nice and healthy

TOP TIPS: Keep those pearly whites nice and healthy

WHETHER you think you have healthy teeth or not, reviewing your oral health between visits to the dentist by following these expert tips to keep you smiling.

Sun 13 May 2018

Celebrate resilience through supportive workshops

Celebrate resilience through supportive workshops

WOMEN's workshops to celebrate their resilience in the face of domestic and family violence are being held in Brisbane during Domestic Violence Awareness month.

Sun 6 May 2018

Fountain of youth? How to slow ageing skin

Fountain of youth? How to slow ageing skin

TAKE the advice of an expert and use these tips for women and men for slowing down your skin's ageing process.

Fri 13 Apr 2018

Extra drink could shave 30 minutes off your life

Extra drink could shave 30 minutes off your life

A "LANDMARK" new study has shown that reaching for every extra cheeky glass of wine or beer might shave 30 minutes off your life.

Tue 27 Mar 2018

Get the blood flowing: An exercise to warm up your winter

Get the blood flowing: An exercise to warm up your winter

WINTER is around the corner and the need to stay active is essential! We have the perfect exercise in mind: core rotation.

Thu 22 Mar 2018

Rise of 'potty power': Why women are left waiting for toilet

Rise of 'potty power': Why women are left waiting for toilet

A NEW survey has found that more than half of women are left waiting to use the toilet - a result which has led to the rise of 'potty power'.

Wed 21 Mar 2018

Get into the Spirit of Byron 2018

Get into the Spirit of Byron 2018

OFFERING more than 60 workshops on yoga, dance, healing, sustainability and wellbeing, as well as uplifting world music concerts, the festival runs April 20- 22

Tue 20 Mar 2018

Sleeping on your stomach? Gut health linked to insomnia

Sleeping on your stomach? Gut health linked to insomnia

SCIENTISTS are beginning to scratch the surface on whether gut health plays a part in our ability to get a quality night’s sleep.

Mon 19 Mar 2018

Online program promises hope against silent killer

Online program promises hope against silent killer

A NEW training program is bringing fresh optimism to people with dementia with the online tool promising earlier diagnosis and greater support.

Sun 18 Mar 2018

A new look at chronic back pain

A new look at chronic back pain

WITH chronic back pain numbers among seniors increasing, pain specialist Dr Malcom Hogg offers some sage advice on how to manage it, and if possible, prevent it

Fri 16 Mar 2018

Mr Sandman: Top tips for a better night's rest

Mr Sandman: Top tips for a better night's rest

A GOOD night’s sleep evades many seniors, but these tips may make the difference you need to go from taking ages to go to sleep to dropping off with some ease.

Wed 7 Mar 2018

Time to check out your health insurance cover

Time to check out your health insurance cover

AS PRIVATE health funds go about explaining cost premium increases, it’s timely to take a moment to look at what is offered and why you have a policy.

Take advantage of free vaccine program

Take advantage of free vaccine program

IF YOU are aged 70 and over you are eligible for the free shingles vaccine to protect you against the virus that can cause severe pain and complications.

Fri 2 Mar 2018

'One Good Street': Innovator's triumph connects seniors

'One Good Street': Innovator's triumph connects seniors

AN Australian-first initiative could change the face of ageing and give world peace a nudge because, as the designer said: “The answer is on your doorstep.”

Wed 28 Feb 2018

Healthy body, mind helping create 'PrYme Movers'

Healthy body, mind helping create 'PrYme Movers'

SUNSHINE Coast seniors are becoming 'PrYme Movers' thanks to a program that helps them move and groove with vigour and spirit at the YMCA Caloundra.

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