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The three pillars of longevity

The three pillars of wellbeing that can increase longevity

The three pillars of longevity

“We don't need to sacrifice enjoying life today to live as long as possible.”

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Driving with a dog makes you safer

Why a dog in the car makes drivers more careful

Driving with a dog makes you safer

Dog-owning motorists say they drive more carefully with their pets in the car.

Cheap versus expensive frypans

The results are in: cheap versus expensive frypans

Cheap versus expensive frypans

Breakfast, lunch or dinner, a good frypan is a – potentially inexpensive – essential.

Take this addiction seriously

woman paying for bags of shopping

Take this addiction seriously

Addiction specialist explains how impulse purchasing can become an unhealthy habit.

The cubby house

The cubby house

The cubby house

The essential feature in any dinkum Aussie backyard.

Sixty and single

Sixty and single, but a partner is not top of my to-do list

Sixty and single

Are we all capable of making the sacrifices that ‘coupledom’ demands?

Explained: E10 fuel

Everything you need to know about E10 fuel

Explained: E10 fuel

Why do we need E10? Is it safe for your car? Paul Murrell explains.

Retirement Village Living

An app to help families connect

App designed to help combat the communication breakdowns caused by COVID-19.

Aged care app

Jean Kittson’s aged care ‘bible’

A guide that makes navigating the age care maze with elderly parents a heap easier.

The golden rules

Retirement village rent assistance

Will Elsa’s mother be able to claim rent assistance on retirement village fees?

Rental help

Volunteering

Virus’s huge hit on volunteers

COVID-19 deprives critically important sector of 12 million hours per week: study.

Numbers plummet

Grandmas saving the world

Grandmothers as social activists? What a radical idea … but one that is increasingly true of today’s generation of grandmothers.

What are you doing?

Life after YourLifeChoices

Former YourLifeChoices owner and publisher David Fallick has a toe on the retirement treadmill. He tells what’s next after stepping aside – and there’s a lot!

Magazines, gardens and more

Leisure

Fun things with the grandkids

Easy projects that are fun for the whole family and encourage kids to be creative.

Get creative

Rebel rocker plays with passion

Apia Good Times stars can’t come to your town this year, but you can visit them at theirs.

Rebel with a cause

Quiz barbecue personality

What kind of person do you become once you have the power of the tongs in your hand?

Get grilling

Stylewatch

Royal wedding dresses through the ages

From over-the-top opulence to trendsetting styles.

Bridal beauty

How to make your wardrobe work harder

Beauty and fashion queen Rebecca O’Hearn tells how to get the most out of a tired wardrobe.

When necessity calls

Are you guilty as charged?

Blue eyeshadow, hair mascara and fake tan – where the quest for ‘beauty’ took us over the decades.

Were you guilty?

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