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Be bold and fight ageism

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Free tickets to 13 Minutes

Free tickets to 13 Minutes

Score a double pass to see 13 Minutes in cinemas.

Scam puts smartphone users at risk

Scam puts smartphone users at risk

Scam risk for 95 per cent of Android users.

Virtual kidnapping of photos

Virtual kidnapping of photos

Photos of children and babies are being stolen from social media.

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And the winners are...

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Free Health & Beauty Tips book

Free Health & Beauty Tips book

Health & Beauty Tips is packed with advice for mature women.

When Attenborough met Obama

When Attenborough met Obama

Two influential men discuss the world’s critical environmental issues.

Competitions

Free tickets to 13 Minutes

Score a double pass to see 13 Minutes in cinemas.

Free movie ticket

Between a Frock and a Hard Place

You could win one of five copies of the ABC’s Between a Frock and a Hard Place.

Win a DVD

And the winners are...

Find out if you're one of our latest competition winners.

Are you a winner?

Jokes

My fellow grandparents

Do any of these grandparent descriptions ring true for you?

Have a laugh

A pharmacist's morning

When you get into trouble for just doing your job.

Have a laugh

A royal example

When the Royals help us with our vocabulary.

Have a laugh

Photos

World’s most stunning libraries

These 11 stunning libraries are some of the most beautiful in the world.

Bound to impress

World Bodypainting Festival

Take a look at some of the amazing images from the 2015 World Bodypainting Festival.

Painted ladies and lads

Unlikely sleeping buddies

Take a look at our gallery of perfect pet siestas.

Perfect pet siestas

Videos

100 years of style in 100 seconds

Spanning from 1911 to 2011, this upbeat and creative video looks at 100 years of style in 100 seconds.

Dance through time

Voice recognition lift fail

Few accents are more difficult to understand than Glaswegian.

Speak slowly

Misheard lyrics

Why not watch this video of Peter Kay realising his lyrical mistakes?

Fluffing your words

Tributes

History’s greatest mad scientist

The most important scientist the world never knew, Nikola Tesla was born on this day in 1856.

An incredible genius

Vale Nicholas Winton

Sir Nicholas Winton, the ‘British Schindler’ of WW2, has passed away at age 106.

British Schindler

A tribute to Margaret Olley

The Australian queen of still-life painting, Margaret Olley was born on this day in 1923.

Margaret Olley tribute

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Caroline’s poem

Caroline has shared her poem on the frustrations of ageing.

Read her work

Steve Martin is a first-time dad at 67

Actor Steve Martin has become a father for the first time at 67

Is 67 too old to become a father?

Trying tai chi

YOURLifeChoices member Brian talks about starting tai chi, and the little slice of calm it has added into his week. How did you get into tai chi? It was one of those things that had been on the periphery of ...

How can you get involved?

Resources

Style watch – Which glasses suit you?

Changing your current frames is a great way to update your wardrobe

Find fashionable glasses for less

Go green and cancel your phonebook

Did you know that one simple phone call could help save the environment?

How to cancel the yearly phonebook

Top 10 natural disaster websites

Ensure you and your loved ones stay safe this summer

Get the latest disaster warnings

Activities

Decluttering tips from Oprah’s guru

Find out the cleverest ways to help you banish the clutter from Oprah's organising guru

Get decluttering tips

Five things to do with eggs

Check out these five things to do with eggs.

It’s a cracker!

Five free language-learning websites

Five best websites to help you learn another language for free.

Learn another language for free

AgeWave

Who’s worried about ageing?

Pew Research’s latest paper on global attitudes to ageing is a real eye-opener.

Which countries are worried?

You’re still hot to me

You’re still hot to me is a straight-up look at the world of menopause.

Read the review

Planning for Act 4

How can you make the most of your mature workforce?

Retain your baby boomer workforce

Word of the week

Word of the week

Imagine how varied your vocabulary would be if you were able to learn one new word each week.

Learn something new

Ennui

pronunciation: on'wee noun: a feeling of weariness and discontent resulting from dissatisfaction or lack of interest; boredom. origin: French, from Latin in odi?.

Word of the week

Borborygmus

Word of the week

Word of the week

Entertainment

Ruben Guthrie: alcohol unplugged

Kaye reviews Brendan Cowell’s energetic, some would say explosive film, Ruben Guthrie.

We loved it!

Five best ‘forgotten’ lollies

Today we take a look at some of our favourite sweets that have sadly been discontinued.

Sweet memories

A grand return for Mr Holmes

Mr Holmes tells the tale of an ageing detective trying to put together the pieces of his past.

Highly recommended

Seniors Discounts

Discount energy plans

A new Victorian Government initiative eases the cost of living for Victorian seniors.

Save a bundle on your energy bill

Save 15% at Chalet Swiss Spa

This European style B&B is now offering 15 per cent off all room rates for Senior Card holders.

Relax and save

Save with NSW Seniors Card

Save with your Seniors Card when you book your next APT land or cruise tour.

Find out more

Stylewatch

How to buy the right jeans

Our tips help make finding the perfect jeans painless as possible.

Which jeans for you?

The evolution of Helen Mirren

Dame Helen Mirren keeps getting better with age.

The epitome of class

How to get ready faster

Here are five tips to help you get ready quickly without looking like you’ve made any less effort.

Get dressed in a dash

Christmas

Low-fat Baked Chicken Parcels

These chicken and tomato parcels only take about 30 minutes to make

Bon appetit!

Dogs failing at fetch

These canine characters fail at fetching.

Fetch it Fido!

Reflect and reset for 2015

The end of a year is the perfect time to reflect on what you have achieved.

Reflections shared

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