Health

Maintaining and improving your health and wellbeing as you get older is vital to enjoying your later years. YourLifeChoices understands this and we bring you up-to-date information, resources and relevant feature articles on the health checks you need, nutrition, managing pain, choosing health insurance, the ins and outs of grandparenting and which alternative medicines may give you the health boost you need. We also explain how aged care works, including residential aged care, aged care services delivery and health and ageing.

Exercise without trying

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Exercise without trying

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Breath of fresh air for asthmatics

Breath of fresh air for asthmatics

Breath of fresh air for asthmatics

Innovative smartphone app will help asthmatics manage their condition.

The tasty treat that improves vision

The tasty treat that improves vision

The tasty treat that improves vision

A new benefit of dark chocolate could be in sight – literally.

Exercise your way to mental health

Exercise your way to mental health

Exercise your way to mental health

Just one hour a week can make all the difference.

Expert tells why flu shot is vital

Expert tells why flu shot is vital

Expert tells why flu shot is vital

By getting a flu shot, you’re protecting yourself and the most vulnerable.

‘Tattoo’ could detect cancer early

‘Tattoo’ could detect cancer early

‘Tattoo’ could detect cancer early

Researchers create implants that can accurately spot early signs of cancer.

Dial a doctor for good medicine

Dial a doctor for good medicine

Dial a doctor for good medicine

If you want to avoid germy waiting rooms, dial up a doctoroo consultation

Your Health

How to tell a cold from the flu

If you have the dreaded flu lurgy, you could be out of action for at least a fortnight.

Feed a cold

Act now to cut your dementia risk

Don’t take a chance, these simple strategies can help.

Strengthen your brain

Not all stress is bad for you

A little bit of environmental stress goes a long way.

Turn up the heat on health

Wellbeing

I think I need a retirement coach

The financial plan is in place; now for the hard part.

The need to plan

Are you feeing the cold more?

Seven reasons why coats and scarves may be standard dress.

Cold hard facts

How to take travel home with you

The health benefits of travel don't have to end after your holiday.

Let it linger

Hearing

New hearing aid sweeping Australia

Australia’s latest hearing aid is like nothing you’ve ever seen. In fact, when it’s in your ear it’s essentially invisible.

Hear, hear

Top three hearing myths explained

To help you understand hearing loss, we’ve explored the most common misconceptions.

True or false?

Your hearing health explained

Diminished hearing can have a huge impact on your way of life and general wellbeing.

Read this free booklet

News

Aussies lead vanity stakes

Australians underwent 20,000 boob jobs and 30,000 liposuction procedures last year.

Plastic nation

Cold virus finally cornered?

Could a discovery by British researchers be the elusive Holy Grail to curing the cold?

Cold comfort

How to tell a cold from the flu

If you have the dreaded flu lurgy, you could be out of action for at least a fortnight.

Feed a cold

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