Which is the best sleep position?

We all know that sleep is integral to a long life, but the position in which you sleep can either do wonders or damage your health. So, which position will help you live longest?

Health news

Women live longer than men, but there’s a downside

Yes, women live longer than men. But they also report more illness. And, yes, the overall life expectancy of Australians is still rising, but there…

Health news

A supplement that can reduce mortality?

Researchers find joint pain supplement has a welcome benefit.

Retirement Planning

Key to keeping retirement plans ‘real’

How far your retirement funds need to stretch depends on how long you are likely to live. John De Ravin tells how you can best work that out.

Health news

Aussies living longer

An Australian born today is expected to live six years longer than an Australian born 30 years ago, but it isn’t all good news.

Losing Weight

Diet, not weight the key to longevity

Research concludes that a Mediterranean diet is more important for longevity than whether a person is overweight or obese.

Health & Ageing

Older, fitter, sharper

People between the ages of 75 and 80 are fitter and healthier than their counterparts 30 years ago, according to a new study.

Retirement Planning

Confidence is about more than money

With increasing numbers of Australians heading into retirement, those working in the sector must find more compelling ways to engage and assist this group.

Retirement Income

Will your savings go the distance?

It’s important to understand how long your savings need to last for, on average, in retirement. This will help you to plan accordingly, and ensure you don’t either run out.


50 and working? Your days may be numbered

A Lancet study of healthy working life expectancy in England finds that, on average, people can expect to be healthy and in work for only nine-and-a-half years after the age of 50.


Plan to boost retirement income by 30%

Government urged to force super funds to offer compulsory longevity risk management to boost retirement income by up to 30 per cent and make it last longer.


The three pillars of longevity

So many of the choices we make that can improve our mental and physical wellbeing in the present are actually things that will improve our longevity.

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