SENIORS

Ku-ring-gai Locals Knitting for Charity

Matthew Wai With the restart of the Wednesday knitting group in Gordon Library on 5th May from 11am to 12pm, we thought it perfect timing to introduce the joys of knitting to locals. Knitting is not just a hobby for many – it is a way to concentrate, relax or learn....

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Time to get Crafty

Madeleine Taplin Have you recently found yourself having a lot of spare time on your hands? Then maybe it is time to invest in a new hobby – arts and crafts! As seniors, it is the perfect time to invest some time into learning and gaining knowledge around a range of...

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Aussie Seniors Remaining Resilient

Isabella Ross As 2020 drew to a close, more than half (51.6%) of Australia’s over 50s are looking forward to closing it out and have high hopes for what 2021 holds. Even though there is still uncertainty surrounding the global health crisis, more than two in five...

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Plan an Outback Adventure

Eliza Cusack With overseas holidays out of the picture for the foreseeable future, why not take advantage of what Australia has to offer and plan an outback adventure. We have chosen three different types of tours depending on your fitness ability and what sights you...

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Improve your technology skills

Eliza Cusack The digital world can often be very overwhelming and hard to comprehend, particularly with new technologies evolving every day. Here are a few steps you can take to improve your technology skills and feel more confident in the digital space. Write a list...

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How to Trace Your Ancestry

Eliza Cusack Research has shown that tracing your ancestry or family tree can have an overwhelming amount of benefits. Understanding your family roots can help to develop a greater sense of identity and pride. Knowing you are a part of a family with a rich story and...

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Give Journaling a Go

Journaling, also known as expressive writing, is a technique many of us use to help us make sense of our emotional experiences. Writing about these emotional experiences has shown to be more effective than writing about more superficial topics. So this type of journal...

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Seniors and Furry Friends

Isabella Ross Animals hold a big place in our hearts. Whether it is the classic dog, a feline friend, a budgerigar or even a fluffy bunny, domestic pets are a staple for many Aussies. According to the RSPCA, approximately 62% of Australian households are pet owners....

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Is Your Glass Half Full?

Optimism involves expecting good things to happen whether by chance, other people or events, or by your own actions. Having positive thoughts about the future can motivate you to set goals for your future and to come up with plans to deal with future stressors....

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