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.

Twelve signs of hormone imbalance

Twelve signs of hormone imbalance

Twelve signs of hormone imbalance

If you’ve noticed changes in your hair, skin, weight, sleep or libido, a hormone imbalance ...

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Makes you think

Life goes on. But not for everyone

Makes you think

A short stay in hospital gave the ever-watchful Peter Leith pause for thought.

Lack of sleep can hurt your gut

Lack of sleep can hurt your gut

Lack of sleep can hurt your gut

A new study indicates that poor sleep can negatively affect your gut microbiome.

Your walk can predict Alzheimer’s

Your walk can predict Alzheimer’s

Your walk can predict Alzheimer’s

The way people walk is an indicator of how fast their brains are ageing.

Can the big O keep the doc away?

An orgasm a day can keep the doctor away

Can the big O keep the doc away?

An orgasm a day can keep the doctor away – unless your partner is a ...

Fitness

Your walk can predict Alzheimer’s

The way people walk is an indicator of how fast their brains are ageing.

How fast do you walk?

Free passport to better health

How parks, forests and green spaces contribute to physical and mental wellbeing.

Out and about

Take control of how you age

Lessons learnt from the Super Agers and other key ageing studies.

Taking control

Nutrition

What is making you constipated?

Why are you constipated? How can you fix it?

Quit being constipated

Nine foods to ease your digestion

Taking care of your gut becomes more and more important as you get older. Eating these nine foods can make it easy.

Happy gut

How to use these eight super foods

Many of us know that we should be eating more super foods, but few of us actually know how.

Super food super you

Alternative Therapies

Can turmeric improve your health?

Turmeric has long been considered a wonder spice, but does it really work?

Potent powder

Folk remedy or real

Folk remedies are often neglected by researchers, but not usually so completely.

An old salt

Seven ways to soothe a sore throat

Seven simple ways to soothe your sore throat this winter.

Sore throat season

Medication

The holy grail of pain relief?

Research set to reveal if a new drug is in the making after researchers find fungus that mimics opioids.

Fewer side effects

Avoid buying meds online

Purchasing medical products online may be a greater risk than you think.

Risky retailers

Herbal supplements to avoid

Because supplements are marketed as natural, they must be safe. Not so ...

Herbal hazards

Pain Management

The holy grail of pain relief?

Research set to reveal if a new drug is in the making after researchers find fungus that mimics opioids.

Fewer side effects

Miracle arthritis pain vaccine

Researchers have developed a vaccine which can block arthritis pain.

Cure for arthritis pain?

How to be the boss of your pain

Melinda Bowd shares her journey and how she learnt to live with chronic pain.

Getting started

Weight Loss

Why people gain weight as they age

Many people struggle to keep their weight in check as they get older. Now we know why.

Ageing excuse

Yo-yo dieting could be good for you

Repeatedly losing and regaining weight may lead to lower body fat percentages.

Weight cycle

Weight linked to brain ageing

Having a bigger waistline in your 60s may be linked with brain ageing years later.

Weighty issue

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 ...

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Discounts

Free seniors reading glasses

Can you still access eye glasses free through VisonCare.

Can you get free eye glasses?

Grandparents

The best investment you’ll ever make

You’ve nurtured and prepared your children to be happy and healthy adults. Now they’re grown up with children of their own arriving, there’s different, long lasting support you can provide.

A gift for life

Thoroughly modern grandparents

Tips and fun ideas for spending time with the grandchildren.

Staying in touch

Caring for Mum when the tables turn

Annabelle Carter Short shares lessons learnt while caring for her mother, who has dementia.

Caring for Mum

Relationships

How to tell hubby he’s a bore

Dr Emmanuella tells Narelle how to have a ‘difficult conversation’ with her husband.

All in the delivery

What to say to a grieving person

No one wants to say the wrong thing to a person in grief, but we often do.

Language of loss

Are sex problems between the ears?

Good sex may be more about what’s happening between your ears than what’s going on under the sheets.

When the going gets tough

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

Caring for Mum when the tables turn

Annabelle Carter Short shares lessons learnt while caring for her mother, who has dementia.

Caring for Mum

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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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