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.

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Five best ways to improve memory

Improve your memory with these five tips

Here are five great ways to improve your power of retention.

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Nurofen fined $6 million for furphy

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Nurofen fined $6 million for furphy

The giant furphy peddled by Nurofen has cost it dearly.

Do you have the fat gene?

Do you have the fat gene?

Do you have the fat gene?

Do you still feel hungry even though you’ve had enough food to sustain your body?

Why do we sneeze?

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Why do we sneeze?

What exactly is a sneeze and why do we do it? The reasons are more ...

Breakthrough could cure deafness

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Breakthrough could cure deafness

A cure for deafness could be just five years away after scientists grow cochlear cells.

How to care for your dentures

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How to care for your dentures

Learn how to care for your dentures properly to extend their life.

Can’t get an appointment? Here’s why

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Can’t get an appointment? Here’s why

Are public sector wait times getting longer?

Your Health

Let’s talk about sleep

How a regular sleep pattern will help you to function better.

Stop sleepless nights

Reducing the risk of arthritis

These five tips can help reduce your risk of arthritis

Avoid arthritis

Do soapless cleansers kill germs?

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

Do they really kill germs?


Mood foods: eating for anxiety

Foods that improve or worsen anxiety, stress and depression.

Improve your mood

Is cosmetic medicine the answer?

Can cosmetic medicine help reverse the ageing process?

The skin you’re in

Let’s talk about sleep

How a regular sleep pattern will help you to function better.

Stop sleepless nights


Are you shrinking?

A significant loss of height may be an indicator of osteoporosis. Should you be worried?

Know your bones

What is pre-diabetes?

What is pre-diabetes? Can you stop it from becoming type 2 diabetes?

Are you at risk?

Spiders could save you from stroke

The venom of funnel-web spiders may one day be used to treat stroke patients

A wicked web?


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

Focus exercises for hearing

There are a few things you can do yourself to help you maintain better hearing.

Improve your hearing

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