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.

How can Janet improve her balance?

How can Janet improve her balance?

How can Janet improve her balance?

Rock-hopping looks fun but Jason Lee explains what other exercises will help.

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Meditation can alter Alzheimer’s

Meditation can alter Alzheimer’s

Meditation can alter Alzheimer’s

Researchers have found that meditation may alter the course of Alzheimer’s.

Pressure builds on health cover

waiting room

Pressure builds on health cover

Fears for public health system as more people shun private cover.

Terrified of going to the toilet

Terrified of going to the toilet

Terrified of going to the toilet

Millions may be suffering in silence with an embarrassing anxiety.

Should you worry about dizziness?

Should you worry about dizziness?

Should you worry about dizziness?

More often than not, dizziness is not life-threatening. But when should you worry?

Major health issue can’t be ignored

Major health issue can’t be ignored

Major health issue can’t be ignored

Danger of loneliness labelled “a serious public health hazard”.

My Health opt-out date extended

my health

My Health opt-out date extended

Health minister again bows to pressure on controversial medical records site.

Your Health

Pros and cons of teeth whitening

Seeking a natural, at-home teeth-whitening product? Do we have news for you.

The path to white

Slow death is killing me and Mum

An Advance Care Directive is vital to ensure this slow death is not your fate.

Helpless victims

Using a sniff test to find cancer

Research shows super-sensitive noses can be trained to detect illness

Nose knows best?

Wellbeing

How to get rid of your ‘bingo wings’

Excess fat in your upper arm can be unsightly, but exercise can improve the situation.

Wings of glory

How hygienic is your tea towel?

You may want to pop your tea towel into the wash more often after reading this.

Cause for concern?

How your diet can dent your mood

Can we eat our way to mental health?

Mood foods revealed

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

Health News

How can Janet improve her balance?

Rock-hopping looks fun but Jason Lee explains what other exercises will help.

Step this way

Terrified of going to the toilet

Millions may be suffering in silence with an embarrassing anxiety.

Not dunny humour

Should you worry about dizziness?

More often than not, dizziness is not life-threatening. But when should you worry?

Beware the signs

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