Spices That Keep You Beautiful

Common kitchen spices work wonders for your recipes, but there other benefits besides tasty food that these spices bring along. Many common spices are a great source of anti-oxidants, antiinflammatory agents and nutrients, which are essential for your body. This makes makes spices really useful, easy to get and economic beauty products as well. Let’s…

New Tools For Better Living At Home

Almost every individual within the 70+ age bracket wants to remain independently in his or her own home. Unfortunately it becomes difficult to stay independent if certain tasks become too difficult to do by yourself. Technology may be the answer. Today, technology can assist in safety, mobility within home, the ability to do daily tasks,…

What Can Your Pharmacist Do For You?

More than a dispensary: Your Pharmacist is a healthcare asset. Pharmacists are an essential part of the medical field and an asset to the healthcare industry, however, few of us know of the extent of services that a pharmacist can provide, beyond the dispensing of medication. Did you know that pharmacists are trained in drug…

Renting In RETIREMENT

It is one of the oldest financial lessons that we have all been taught; a financial goal that we all strive towards – to own a home. But as you approach retirement and enter a new lifestyle, it is only reasonable to assume that your living options and needs will change. Some will downsize into…

Treating Dry Eyes

Dry eyes are experienced by many over 50s, often due to the natural ageing process and as a result of medication associated with other illnesses. In fact, many people will experience dry eyes before they reach 65. The condition is often treatable. Dry eyes have two main causes. Often, as we grow older we will…

Bras, Bikes, fun and funds for Bloomhill

The pink bras and costumes are ready, the bikes are revving and the riders are excited. Yes, the annual Bloomhill Bras ‘n Bikes charity ride, proudly hosted by Girl Torque, is almost here again! On Sunday October 29 riders will set off from the Yandina Bowls Club for a round trip that’s guaranteed to be…

Hearing Loss: Re-finding Clarity

Age-related hearing loss, also known as presbycusis, is a loss of hearing that gradually occurs as most of us grow older. Presbycusis is the most common condition affecting those over the age of 65, and it is believed that 1 in 3 people between the ages of 65 and 75 suffer from some form of…

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…