Skin Cancer: Prevention is better than a Cure

Australians are blessed with sunshine. We have a climate that allows us to live and pursue an active, outdoor lifestyle. However, we are also cursed with a giant hole in the ozone layer above us and our skin cancer rates are the highest in the world. We’ve all heard the ‘slip, slop, slap’ rule for…

5 Salads that Will Actually Fill You Up

A wise, doughnut loving man once said: “You don’t make friends with salad”. Well, he’d obviously never tried these guys. Not only will they actually fill you up, but they’re bound to impress even the fussiest of dinner guests. When we say these salads will actually fill you up, we mean it. Every single one…

What to pack: a handy guide for your next holiday

Few things are as exciting as planning a holiday—the research, must see destinations and the anticipation of new adventures and relaxing experiences. The same can not be said for packing. One of the last things on the ‘to do’ list before a holiday, packing is a necessary chore to get you where you want to…

Managing Menopause Without Drugs

As women over 50, many of us have likely gone through, are going through, or are about to go through the stages of enopause. A compulsory part of being a woman, many fear menopause or treat it as taboo. However, it’s important for us to look at it how it is – as a natural,…

Great Ways To Improve Brain Health

Games are helping seniors keep their minds fit and healthy, combatting the mental health concerns associated with getting older. Just a few minutes of ‘brain games’ each day could improve the health of our brain and improve overall psychological function. Dementia is, perhaps, the most daunting disease associated with aging. Alzheimer’s, the most common form…

Yes : You Can Improve Your Attention

The longer we spend on earth, the shorter our memory seems to get – but is the same true for our attention span? Most professionals typically agree that our attention span, or the amount of time we can spend concentrating on a task without becoming distracted, is crucial for the achievement of our goals. In…

NAD+…the Fountain of  Youth Discovered?

“…a plethora of Nobel Peace Prize winners have come to the conclusion that one of the key elements of ensuring true life extension has been sitting right in front of us for over 70 years…it is the energy source of every living cell and it is a coenzyme (think vitamin) called NAD+. In the last…

Good News For Health

There is no doubt that as the decades stack up, there are many changes in your body and the environment, that will affect your health. Your metabolism slows down, there is menopause, skin problems, issues with eyesight and a host of other changes. However, there is plenty of good news too. Many of the ailments…

Choosing Aged Care – Importance Of A Community Feel

In choosing an aged care facility for a loved-one; one of the most important aspects to consider is just how much of a community feeling there is in the aged care facility and whether or not your loved-one will feel lonely there. I have visited dozens of aged care facilities – unfortunately, some are sad…

Caring for the Carer

Providing care for a loved one is a wonderful thing, but it can also be exhausting. When the person we are caring for is family, that can make it even more difficult. Putting in the effort to ensure that your loved one has the best quality of life is no easy feat. Thankfully, some help is…