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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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Natural teeth-whitening techniques

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Save money and get those pearly whites whiter using everyday household ingredients.

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Don’t get up too early for work

Don’t get up too early for work

Are you or your spouse short-changing yourself when it comes to sleep?

Best foods for healthy teeth

Best foods for healthy teeth

Foods that keep your gums healthy, your teeth strong and your smile bright.

Treating depression naturally

Treating depression naturally

We show you the natural ways that help to manage depression.

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.

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

What your food cravings mean

Some food cravings are only a matter of the mind, but you could also be deficient in some nutrients.

When it’s ok to indulge

Eating well as you age

There are some foods that are best avoided as you age, while others need to be reinstated.

Eat better, live longer

Good fats you should eat

Which foods contain fats you should eat?

The skinny on fats

Alternative Therapies

Suffer from arthritis?

There are 3.85 million Australians managing some form of arthritis in their bodies.

What can you do?

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

Medication

Coping with osteoarthritis

If you have been diagnosed with osteoarthritis (OA), you’re not on your own.

You’re not on your own

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?

Pain Management

Pain relief beyond the pill bottle

Do you suffer from chronic pain? Why not try to ease your pain without drugs?

Ease pain without drugs

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?

Weight Loss

Good fats you should eat

Which foods contain fats you should eat?

The skinny on fats

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

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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Discounts

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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