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Keeping healthy is an important part of productive ageing but there’s more to life than simply worrying about your health. Emotional and physical wellbeing is just as important and eating well, exercising and taking time to keep your life balanced should all be part of your plan for a long, happy and healthy life.

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Treating depression naturally

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Sleep – five tips to get enough

Sleep – five tips to get enough

Five strategies to help you get enough shut-eye and keep you healthy.

Five easy lifestyle changes

Five easy lifestyle changes

Here are five simple yet effective ideas to look after your wellbeing.

Tackling your anxiety

Tackling your anxiety

No matter what your age, you are likely to experience worry and anxiety.

Five ways to improve gut health

Five ways to improve gut health

Keep your digestive system healthier with these five suggestions to improve your gut health.

Fitness

Five effective low-impact exercises

Low-impact exercise is perfect for beginner exercisers, as well as older adults.

Don’t let sore joints stop you

Five websites for weight loss

Beat the battle of the bulge with these five free weight-management websites.

Ready, set, go

How much exercise is enough?

No matter your age, keeping your body fit and strong is important in maintaining your overall health.

Run for it

Nutrition

Which diet is best for you?

Check out the Best Diets of 2015 and find a diet that suits your individual needs.

Best and worst diets

Double your protein, build muscle

A study has found we may need to double our protein intake as we age.

Stop muscle wasting

How much sugar fuels diabetes?

Is your sugar intake driving you towards diabetes and its consequences?

The ‘unsweet’ spot

Alternative Therapies

Why you need Psyllium husks

Psyllium husks are a natural laxative remedy which also provide other health benefits.

A natural laxative remedy

Top 10 foods for healthy hair

If you are worried about hair loss, this list of foods can assist you in maintaining healthy hair.

Halt hair-loss with food

Treating arthritis naturally

Rose Hip Vital’s natural remedy is providing relief for many happy users.

Go natural

Medication

Could aspirin prevent Alzheimer’s?

Could aspirin delay the onset of physical and mental illnesses in older people?

Aspirin vs Alzheimer’s

Pfizer to fork out millions

Pfizer will pay out millions in compensation for failing to warn users of side effects.

Do you know your medication?

Sorry honey, I’ve got a headache

The most common types of headaches in women are migraines and tension headaches

Is the treatment right for the headache?

Pain Management

Tips to manage lower back pain

Lower back pain is one of the most common conditions affecting millions of Australians.

Get back to normal

Sorry honey, I’ve got a headache

The most common types of headaches in women are migraines and tension headaches

Is the treatment right for the headache?

Tablets cause injuries

Avoid musculoskeletal complaints commonly associated with the use of tablets and smartphones.

Could you avoid injury now?

Weight Loss

Which diet is best for you?

Check out the Best Diets of 2015 and find a diet that suits your individual needs.

Best and worst diets

The trick to getting portions right

We are all guilty of overeating and we may not even realise it.

Eat enough but not too much

Pop a pill to feel full

Researchers have developed a brand new weight-loss pill acts as an ‘imaginary meal’.

New weight-loss pill tricks body

Pets

Your pet’s home away from home

When you’re away on holiday, PetHomeStay is your pet’s home away from home.

Pet paradise

Free pet treats

As with humans, when animals age they may need a little extra in their diet. Blackmores have created a range of animal vitamin supplements and you can try these for free. Paw4pets.com.au has information on looking after your pet, information on how you can improve their ...

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Pet Pals

People love their pets and some are happy to share the comings and goings on Fido and Tiddles with the rest of the world. If you love your pet and want to share it with other pet lovers, why not give your furry friend their own “Facebook” site. Two new ...

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Free seniors reading glasses

Can you still access eye glasses free through VisonCare.

Can you get free eye glasses?

Grandparents

10 clever ways to keep kids busy

These 10 low-cost, low-effort activities will keep grandchildren busy for hours.

Prepare for the school holidays

My house, my rules

How can Audrey reinforce ‘my house, my rules’ when her grandchildren are running riot?

Discover the answer

Grandson’s inappropriate girlfriend

Richard is worried about his grandson’s first girlfriend, who has a poor reputation.

Should he talk to him?

Relationships

Why women want married men

A website for extramarital dating website reveals why single women prefer married men.

What women want

Six sex tips to get you in the mood

We’ve found six sex tips that may help you get back in the mood for lovin’.

Spice up your sex life

Take yourself on a date

Love is in the air, but who says that singles should to miss out?

Five great one-person-date ideas

Product Road Tests

The beauty of Beetox

There's no need for Botox to banish those wrinkles. Try the more natural Beetox for firmer skin.

Banish those wrinkles

Do soapless cleansers kill germs?

Will soapless cleansers clean stains and kill germs as well as traditional soap?

Do they really kill germs?

Product Road Test – Uniback

YOURLifeChoices subscriber Jeff agreed to review the Uniback Back Scrubber for us. He found it easy to install and very useful.

See Jeff's review

Parents

Five best family websites

Family is an important part of most people’s lives.

Families come in all shapes and sizes

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