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.

Cost of drug leaves lives at risk

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Cost of drug leaves lives at risk

The Government is resisting calls to subsidise new drugs that could save thousands.

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Hospital patients lack support

Hospital patients lack support

Hospital patients lack support

Research finds lack of support in hospitals is putting patient wellbeing at risk.

Health myths busted

Health myths busted

Health myths busted

We’ve all heard these medical maxims, but how many are garbage?

Boost your hand strength

Boost your hand strength

Boost your hand strength

Finger exercises to help you handle anything.

What concerns older Aussies most

What concerns older Aussies most

What concerns older Aussies most

Assistance at home the biggest concern for older Australians, report finds.

Live longer on this diet

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Live longer on this diet

Research finds the key to a reduced incidence of heart attack, stroke and diabetes.

Can crying make you feel better?

Can crying make you feel better?

Can crying make you feel better?

Here’s what happens in your body when you cry.

Your Health

Dietary discovery protects eyes

What you eat may affect your chances of developing an age-related eye disease.

West is worst

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

Wellbeing

New Alzheimer’s culprit discovered

Leaky blood vessels may trigger Alzheimer’s disease, according to new research.

Early detection hope

Hospital patients lack support

Research finds lack of support in hospitals is putting patient wellbeing at risk.

More support needed

Can crying make you feel better?

Here’s what happens in your body when you cry.

Relief or worse?

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

New Alzheimer’s culprit discovered

Leaky blood vessels may trigger Alzheimer’s disease, according to new research.

Early detection hope

Hospital patients lack support

Research finds lack of support in hospitals is putting patient wellbeing at risk.

More support needed

What is a death doula?

Filling the void when family and health professionals cannot.

Dying well

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