Planning Your Next Chapter: The Benefits and Timing of Transitioning to a Retirement Home

18 April

Transitioning into a retirement home is a significant life decision that involves careful planning and consideration.    As people age, their living needs change, and moving into a retirement home can offer numerous benefits. Here are the top 10...[Read More]

10 benefits of Yoga and Pilates for people of all ages

8 February

Yoga and Pilates offer numerous benefits for people of all ages, including those leading into and during retirement.   Improved Flexibility: Both Yoga and Pilates involve stretching exercises that can help improve flexibility. This is particularly...[Read More]

Signs your loved one will benefit from living in an aged care home

10 August

Caring for someone in an aged care home can be a challenging and emotional experience, but it’s important to remember that you still have an essential role to play in supporting your loved one’s care. Here are some key points to consider to help...[Read More]

Aged care task force considers all funding options

26 July

Aged care could require more people to pay for themselves if they can as an expert task force considers funding options to secure the sector’s future. But Aged Care Minister Anika Wells promised no changes would be made without public consultation...[Read More]

The Impact of Regular Exercise on Your Mental Well-Being

29 June

Health and fitness go beyond physical well-being; they also play a significant role in maintaining mental and emotional health. Among the various wellness strategies, regular exercise has been proven to have a profound impact on mental...[Read More]

A Night to Remember: Nu Nu’s Dinner Under the Strawberry Moon

6 June

A Night of Gastronomic Delights and Inspirational Journeys: Nu Nu's Dinner Under the Strawberry Moon The FNQLD Hospital Foundation's prestigious event, Nu Nu for Dinner Under the Strawberry Moon, provided an unforgettable experience that combined...[Read More]

Wellbeing — What It Is and How to Achieve It

11 May

When people come across the term wellbeing, they usually associate it with physical health. However, wellbeing also encompasses other aspects of a person, namely their mental, social and spiritual health. The reason wellbeing is so important is that...[Read More]

How changing your story can change your life | Lori Gottlieb [TED Talk Video]

26 April

  Stories help you make sense of your life — but when these narratives are incomplete or misleading, they can keep you stuck instead of providing clarity. In an actionable talk, psychotherapist and advice columnist Lori Gottlieb shows how to...[Read More]

Know the benefits and uses of the Commonwealth Seniors Health Card

30 March

The Commonwealth Seniors Health Card (CSHC) is a government-funded program in Australia that provides eligible seniors with access to a range of healthcare services and concessions.  The program is designed to assist seniors in managing the costs...[Read More]

The Secret to a Happy Life — Lessons from 8 Decades of Research | Robert Waldinger [TED Talk Video]

29 March

    The happiest and healthiest people are those who have warm connections with others, says psychiatrist Robert Waldinger, who leads the Harvard Study of Adult Development — one of the longest-running studies of adult life ever conducted....[Read More]

Staying fit and active ‘best way to stave off dementia’

22 February

Staying active throughout adulthood could help stave off dementia though even smaller bouts of exercise may help, British research suggests. A long-term study found that people who exercise as they age are more likely to have good brain health than...[Read More]

Helping others can help you

4 January

It’s common knowledge that showing kindness or compassion is good. However, are you aware that being helpful also benefits your mental health? In this post, we’ll examine some key advantages of showing kindness to others. 1. It improves one’s...[Read More]

Top 10 New Year’s Resolutions (and how to help make them come true)

29 December

Whether New Year’s resolutions involve losing weight, eating healthier, exercising more, paying off debt, reducing time spent on social media, travelling or something else. Making New Year’s resolutions is fantastic, but it means nothing until...[Read More]

Why Having Fun Is the Secret to a Healthier Life [TED Talk Video]

28 December

  Have you had your daily dose of fun? It’s not just enjoyable, it’s also essential for your health and happiness, says science journalist Catherine Price. She proposes a new definition of fun — what she calls “true fun” — and shares...[Read More]

How Your Memory Works — and Why Forgetting Is Totally OK [TED Talk Video]

30 November

  Have you ever misplaced something you were just holding? Completely blanked on a famous actor’s name? Walked into a room and immediately forgot why? Neuroscientist Lisa Genova digs into two types of memory failures we regularly experience —...[Read More]