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…

Top 3 tips for living a healthy life

As we get older, one of our top priorities becomes maximising our health—keeping well and doing the things that allow us to get the most out of life during a time when we have the most flexibility to do the things we want to do. But of course, health is not just about doctor’s visits,…

Apartments: A Good way to Downsize in Retirement?

“The idea is to reduce the time you spend looking after your property, and free up both time and money to finally do the things you enjoy. A report in 2014 from Channel 9’s A Current Affair, explained the trend very well, “As property prices boom, older Australians are taking advantage of the market and…

Valuable Benefits Of Living In A Retirement Community

As publisher of the Australian Over 50s Living & Lifestyle Guide, Deepa Calais has the opportunity to meet many people who live in retirement communities. She gets to meet dozens of managers from retirement villages and ask them questions which can go well beyond the surface. She is in a unique position to cut through…