Brisbane’s Lord Mayor – Graham Quirk – Talks About The ‘Seniors- Friendly’ City

In a city as large and diverse as Brisbane, it is a challenge to be able to balance the different priorities and requirements of residents. We are very lucky to have a city leader in the form of Lord Mayor Graham Quirk, who is committed to providing a seniors-friendly city. According to the Lord Mayor,…

The Short List of Things to Do and See in South Korea

South Korea is a land of extremes. You can walk amongst the ruins of the Joseon dynasty, and then go watch pro-gamers compete in a Starcraft tournament. You might meditate at a Buddhist temple, and then go sing your heart out in a private karaoke room. Whatever it is that excites you, you’ll be able…

The Walking Stick

“When you have no companion, look to your walking stick.” – Albanian Proverb Since men and women began walking, hunting, climbing and fighting, the walking stick has been a popular, useful and necessary companion. Despite vast socio-economic changes in man’s history, the walking stick has endured as one of man’s favorite, silent tools without fanfare…

How To Hire The Right Tradies

In Australia, we are blessed with an abundance of qualified, experienced, licensed and energetic tradies. From plumbing to gardening and everything in between, tradies can help us keep our ships in order while we go about our business. But, the responsibility of retaining qualified, experienced and trustworthy tradies lies with you, the consumer. Follow these…

8 Tips For A Good Night’s Sleep

Everyone likes starting the day feeling refreshed and energized. However, not everyone is able to fall asleep easily and stay asleep through the night. Follow these tips to sleep restfully and awaken with the vigor to enjoy a full, productive day. Be Physically Active – Allocate a portion of your waking hours for walking, jogging…

How to make it easier to get a job in your 50s and 60s

There is a lot of negativity surrounding the ability of older people to get jobs in the new age that is upon us. In fact, the talk in the media makes it feel as though nobody over 50 can ever possibly get a job! Rest assured, that is simply not true and there are plenty…

How’s Your Wellness State Of Mind?

“Wellness” is another of those much-heralded, much misunderstood 21st century terms that marketers have distorted for their own purposes. The concept of “Wellness” has been so maligned that we tend to ignore the zillions of products and services that are falsely labelled “wellness inducers.” There’s a lot of buzz about wellness. Despite marketing abuses, the…

Collin Hart – He didn’t allow pain or prostate cancer to beat him

Collin   Hart   is   one   of   the   most   optimistic   and   cheerful   69   year   olds   you are   ever   likely   to   meet.   Yet   he   has   been   battling   serious   illness   and debilitating   arthritic   pain   most   of   his   life.   When   you   hear   his   story,   you will   know   that   we   all   have   some   big   lessons   to   learn   from   Collin. His first…

ASSOCIATED RESIDENTIAL PARKS QUEENSLAND

ARPQ is dedicated to protecting the interests of home owners in residential parks and we are funded by membership contributions. The concept of residential parks for the over 50’s has much to compliment it as a retirement destination and ARPQ promotes that concept. We are also dedicated, through the legislative process in striking a true…