SENIORS

Funding Needed For Aged Care

Isabella Ross There is no question that our seniors and older Australians within the community are some of the most vulnerable. National Seniors Australia have expressed their disappointment regarding the lack of necessary funding being directed towards aged care in...

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Self-managing Chronic Disease

Brooke Fryer Chronic diseases may affect any age group, at any time, but as we grow older the chances of getting a chronic disease increases. There are specialised services available to help people suffering from chronic diseases, but in order to keep the disease in...

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How to escape boredom in retirement

Isabella Ross Ah, Retirement. A time to feel proud of your decades’ long work, lifetime of achievements and welcome the next chapter. Retirement is often spent relaxing, in stark contrast to your adult period where the clock was constantly ticking and the juggling of...

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Seniors are becoming tech-savvy

Isabella Ross With an increase in digital connectivity and innovation occurring within current society, it has always been a concern that older Australians would become isolated. But recent statistics have revealed that the impacts of technology on the older...

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SELF-MANAGING CHRONIC DISEASE

Brooke Fryer Chronic diseases may affect any age group, at any time, but as we grow older the chances of getting a chronic disease increases. There are specialised services available to help people suffering from chronic diseases, but in order to keep the disease in...

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More on Superannuation Changes

Peter Vickers, Chartered Accountant The government’s recent changes to super only commence on 1st July 2017. The major impact is going to be on those people with more than $1.6 million in all their super funds. In most cases this will just end up as an increase in the...

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Australians are Happily Ageing

Alex Dalland Australia's ageing population is happy, healthy and couldn't feel better. Or at least that's what a new survey is telling us. Recent results from Nestlé's Choose Wellness Quiz show participants age 55 and older believe they are happier, healthier and more...

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Seniors Festival a timeless hit

Alex Dalland When Roseville local and lawn bowls coach Gerry Rynman saw the opportunity to host a Community Bowls day as part of Ku-ring-gai's Annual Seniors Festival, he knew it was not one to be missed. "I coach lawn bowls, mainly to seniors looking for a new...

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Looking After Mature Skin

Stephanie Stefanovic As we get older, our skin tends to become drier and more prone to wrinkling. Wrinkles definitely offer a certain charm, and there is nothing negative about the natural process of ageing. However, the menopausal changes that take place after age 40...

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Home Care

Alex Dalland Nursing homes can be an important part of maintaining good health and getting the assistance your loved ones need in old age. But recent developments in home care mean that help can be provided without the need to move out. In-home care can provide for...

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