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‘Forget me Nots’ – a shining light for carers

‘Forget me Nots’ – a shining light for carers

Lynne Mowbray Caring for a dementia sufferer can take its toll on both the family and the carers. Thanks to two local ladies, there is now a dementia support group in place which utilizes music to help add quality of life to dementia sufferers and […]

Stay active, be interested, feel good

Stay active, be interested, feel good

Geoff Helisma “I love timber and wooden things,” says George Gardiner, in fact he feels blessed to have been ‘given’ hands that can make, build and fix things. George ‘officially’ retired twenty-eight years ago when he was sixty, at which point he added a descriptor […]

Are you being let down?

Are you being let down?

Marissa Newman Issues in the bedroom are often a taboo topic for most Australian men, however now may be the time to talk to your doctor about issues that you might be having, these issues are more common then you might think. Erectile dysfunction or […]

From everywhere to here

From everywhere to here

Geoff Helisma Lucky Starr and Rodney Vincent are Australian music industry stalwarts – age has not wearied them, or as Vincent says, “We’re not here for a long time; we’re here for a good time.” Add someone like the evergreen Lucky Starr, of I’ve Been […]

Patients come first at Uniting Caroona Yamba

Patients come first at Uniting Caroona Yamba

Marissa Newman The Aged Care Royal Commission has been in the headlines lately as the commission exposes the need for our older generations to receive the best care possible when they move into a nursing home. Some of the stories have been horrific to hear […]

Older and Wiser

Older and Wiser

Positive Ageing Advocate, Marcus Riley shares five of the greatest life lessons we can learn from older people. The world is moving at a much faster pace than previous generations ever experienced. Thanks to the internet, smartphones and almost anything accessible just by the click […]

Thailand’s Chiang Mai Floral Festival

Thailand’s Chiang Mai Floral Festival

In February each year Chiang Mai in Thailand is host to their spectacular floral festival, which includes a large processing of floral floats interspersed with great marching bands. By bringing to light a vibrant display of ancient and modern floral art the festival also exemplifies […]

Male menopause…fact or fiction?

Male menopause…fact or fiction?

Kim Piper N.D. Nature has a way of pulling the rug from underneath us as we progress through life. Just when we want the vitality, vigour and good health of a pain-free body to fully enjoy our later years, something happens to our hormone levels […]

How to join up for a Home Care Package

How to join up for a Home Care Package

Home Care Packages – The queue is long and the wait can be more than 12 months Home Care packages can provide extra help and personal care to help you stay at home. But plan ahead – don’t leave it until your need is critical. […]

Cooking up your very own skin care products

Cooking up your very own skin care products

Amanda Smith from local business ‘Botany of Desire’ will be sharing her knowledge of the art of creating quality organic skincare products in the comfort of your own home, using ingredients from your garden and kitchen to bottle natural beauty products, that rival expensive store […]