Wellbeing

The many health benefits of walking  

Walking is a great way to improve your health and just 30 minutes a day can help to improve your overall wellbeing. Walking doesn’t have to be strenuous, in fact, it’s a very low-impact activity that is completely free, requires no equipment and can be performed whenever and wherever you like.
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Health and Reablement

Recipes to help you love your liver

Your liver is one of your most important organs and critical for your wellbeing. It controls your metabolism and coordinates more than 500 bodily functions from processing nutrients, breaking down
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Understanding Mental Health

Mental health includes our emotional, psychological and social wellbeing. Good mental health is just as important as good physical health. Our mental health affects how we think, feel and act It is
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Recipes to aid repair and recovery

It’s well known that a balanced lifestyle and regular exercise is key to living a healthy life. Nourishing and nutritious food is especially important if you re recovering from illness or have
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Carer Information

Helping your parents to live independently at home

As your parents begin to age, you want to make sure they can live independently at home with the care that they need for as long as possible. Juggling your own needs of working, children, social life
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Carers allowance

If you are caring for someone who is aged or has a disability or serious illness, you may be eligible for a Carers Allowance. A Carers Allowance is an additional payment intended as an income
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About dementia

Dementia diminishes cognitive abilities. It affects thinking, behaviour and your ability to perform everyday tasks. Your cognitive functions include your memory, language skills, ability to understand
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Tips for Technology

Online scams targeting older Australians

Scammers are becoming more sophisticated and often older Australians are targeted as they have more accumulated wealth than younger people. Being ‘scammed’ can leave you distressed and vulnerable as
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Staying safe online

More than 200,000 scam reports were issued to the Australian Cybercrime Online Reporting Network amounting to losses of $340 million, in 2017. With increasing numbers of scams, it’s important to stay
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Video calling to keep connected to family and friends

As we age and our mobility decreases, it can become more difficult to leave home on a regular basis. While there are many services available to support these changes in your lifestyle, reduced social
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Expert Advice

Bereavement payments for carers

If you have recently experienced the loss of someone you were caring for, you may be able to access a bereavement payment. Bereavement payments are available through Centrelink as a lump sum or short
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Super can be super confusing

As you retire or move closer to retirement you may start to pay closer attention to your super. But with multiple changes to the rules associated with super over the last few years and fluctuations in
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Door-to-door and home maintenance scams

Sadly, older Australians may be more susceptible to door-to-door and home maintenance scams which generally involve promoting goods and services that are of poor quality, or not delivered at all.
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