Books to lose yourself in

Books to lose yourself in

A good book is an immersion into another world. So this month we’re recommending a great book – in fact it’s a collection of short stories that allows you to dip in and out.  Helen Garner’s Stories: The Collected Short Fiction is an extraordinary collection and here’s why.

Home safety comes first – when prevention is much better than a cure

Home safety comes first – when prevention is much better than a cure

The wrong time on the wall clock in the living room was deeply frustrating. It had been like that since Daylight Savings – one hour…

Living with dementia – Reflections of a daughter caring for her father

Living with dementia – Reflections of a daughter caring for her father

The biggest adjustment was to learn to sit in the silence. One week into my stint as primary carer for my 83-year-old father has given…

The 70 year itch

The 70 year itch

That caught your interest didn’t it! And why not? One of life’s greatest pleasures is intimacy and it doesn’t have to stop as you get…

Pat a pooch – your first step to good health

Pat a pooch – your first step to good health

It’s official, pets are excellent for your health and even more so as you get older. It’s well known that caring for a pet reduces…

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Can a glass of champagne today keep dementia away?

Can a glass of champagne today keep dementia away?

A study from the University of Reading in 2013 has resurfaced claiming that drinking 1-3 glasses of champagne a week can boost brain health and…

How safe is your loved one?

How safe is your loved one?

Is your loved one living at home alone? Use our home safety and wellbeing checklist to see if they need extra support. Are you worried…

Five signs that your loved one isn’t coping

Five signs that your loved one isn’t coping

Is it time for help? It’s not uncommon for people to find it hard to admit that they’re no longer coping at home. This can…

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