Wellbeing

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.

New Alzheimer’s culprit discovered

New Alzheimer’s culprit discovered

New Alzheimer’s culprit discovered

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

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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.

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.

Fight wrinkles without face cream

Fight wrinkles without face cream

Fight wrinkles without face cream

This fountain of youth practice will erase years off your face.

Five easy lifestyle changes

Five easy lifestyle changes

Five easy lifestyle changes

It’s the simple things that can boost your wellbeing.

Fitness

Boost your hand strength

Finger exercises to help you handle anything.

Get a grip

Best of Jason Lee

Survive your summer activities with these stretches.

Stretch yourself

The 15 resolutions you will stick to

New year’s resolutions to improve your health don’t have to involve sacrifices.

New year, new you

Nutrition

Are any food preservatives safe?

We know that preservatives are in our food. But are they actually safe?

What’s in your food?

Foods that can prevent memory loss

A study reveals the foods and drink associated with a lower risk of memory loss.

Healthy mind

Eat your way to good health

You are what you eat and this should always be at the top of your list.

Maintain your health

Alternative Therapies

Do copper bracelets ease arthritis?

Many people say copper wristbands help ease the aches and pains of stiff and sore joints.

Copper load of this!

The healing power of honey

Throughout history, people have used honey as both a food and a medicine.

The sweet stuff

How to manage a healthy gut

How to ensure that your gut bacteria has the right levels of ‘good’ bacteria.

Trust your gut

Medication

When will antibiotics kick in?

What you can expect once you start taking medicine for an infection.

The ‘right’ antibiotic

Nine medications you must pack

What you need in your travel 'medicine chest' to relieve symptoms of common ailments.

Have pills, will travel

What can aspirin be used to treat?

Aspirin can be used to treat so many symptoms, but there are risks.

All-purpose painkiller

Pain Management

Osteoarthritis exercises made easy

Physiotherapist’s video shows four easy exercises for osteoarthritis sufferers.

Ease the pain

Take the poison

Many people think that pain is not important enough to warrant painkillers.

Painkiller paranoia

How to manage knee osteoarthritis

Physiotherapist Jason Lee explains how to manage that ‘dodgy’ knee.

Exercise the key

Weight Loss

Are extra kilos a part of ageing?

Self-described ‘rotund’ writer Steve Perkin does the research. You might not be happy.

Weighty issues

Late breakfast may help shed kilos

Study reveals late breakfasts and early dinners help people keep weight off.

Timing is everything

Why half of diet attempts fail

Why fad diets continue to entice, and why they often fail to deliver.

Diet fails

Pets

A drug-free way to boost your health

Hundreds of studies across the planet can’t be wrong.

Is your tail wagging?

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 ...

Find out more

Discounts

Free seniors reading glasses

Can you still access eye glasses free through VisonCare.

Can you get free eye glasses?

Grandparents

Babysitting grandparents live longer

Helping out with the grandkids could have significant health benefits.

Fountain of youth

My house, my rules

How can May reinforce ‘my house, my rules’ when her grandchildren are running riot?

Discover the answer

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

Relationships

‘My husband has had an affair’

Vickie has discovered her husband has been unfaithful and asks Dr Emmanuella for help.

To stay or go?

These groups can boost your health

A little help from friends can go a long way when fighting ill-health

Peer group support

Avoiding conflict at Christmas

Things you can do to help deal with tricky situations this Christmas.

Keeping it jolly

Product Road Tests

How to find the perfect pillow

Having trouble sleeping? Your pillow may be the problem.

Pillow problems solved

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

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

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Family is an important part of most people’s lives.

Families come in all shapes and sizes

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