Blooms That Brighten Your Day - Gardening and Ageing

Gardening is a healthy, stimulating activity that can be enjoyed by older people. It increases physical activity and maintains mobility and flexibility. As we approach the height of the Spring Racing Carnival in the southern states, the images of flowers and ceremony abound. Every Australian knows that Flemington Racecourse is home to the Melb...
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Alzheimer’s - Preventing Wandering Behaviour

World Alzheimer's Day, September 21st of each year, is a day on which Alzheimer's organizations around the world concentrate theirefforts on raising awareness about Alzheimer's and dementia (a form of Alzheimer's) and is part of World Alzheimer's Month. Last week we published a blog describing this year's theme which tied in with Aus...
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World Alzheimer’s Awareness Day #Dementia2019

World Alzheimer's Day, September 21st of each year, is a day on which Alzheimer's organizations around the world concentrate their efforts on raising awareness about Alzheimer's and dementia and is part of World Alzheimer's Month. This year's focus is stigma. 2 out of every 3 people globally believe there is little or no underst...
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Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and there are three main facts you should know about the disease:   In Australia, prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in men;Approximately 3,500 Australian men die of prostate cancer each year; and      More men die of prostate cancer than&nb...
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Thyroid and Ageing

By Beth LuedersFatigue, change in mood, hair and nail changes, weight changes, and memory issues. Sound like signs of ageing? Maybe not. These could also be signs of a malfunctioning thyroid — a condition that can be mistaken for other reasons in older adults. The thyroid, a butterfly-shaped gland just above the collarbone at th...
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