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Health & Wellness Over 50s Lifestyle

Is it TIME for a Health Care Plan?

February 22, 2023
Health Care Plan

Recently, my darling’s doctor suggested it was time to have a Care Plan put into place. A Care Plan in Australia, is available for those with chronic illness to have free access to allied health professionals such as podiatrists, physiotherapists, dietitians and diabetes educators. This is a great service but as someone who doesn’t really think about age, I thought immediately – ‘oh that is for older people’. I remember Mike doing this for his Mum and she was in…

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Breast cancer awareness month
Health & Wellness

Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2021

Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2021 is this month, October. Having lost my Mum to breast cancer over 36 years ago, I know the importance of being breast aware. Do you? I support the Mater Chicks in Pink and every year my daughter and I…

October 1, 2021
Hormone Replacement Therapy
Health & Wellness Vlogcast

Understanding Hormone Replacement Therapy

Hot flushes, vaginal dryness, mood swings, irregular periods – sound familiar? Many of us have experienced these symptoms with the onset of menopause.  Some women are fortunate enough to have mild symptoms but for those who are experiencing severe symptoms this time of life…

July 24, 2020
Ageless Confidence
Ageing Well Health & Wellness

Ageless Confidence

I am often inspired by other women who share their stories and I’ve met many inspiring women through the Over 50 and Thriving Guest series.  Each time I listen to someone tell their story, it confirms my belief that we all have our own…

August 17, 2019
Putting the Me back into Mental Health
Health & Wellness

Putting the ‘Me’ into Mental Health

It is Women's Health Week 3 - 7 September and the focus is making our health our number one priority. Most of us think about our general health and fitness. We keep up with mammograms, cervical screening and general health BUT are…

September 4, 2018
Women's Health Week
Health & Wellness

Women’s Health Week – Time to put your health first

It’s time to put the focus on your health and well-being and what better way than participating in Women’s Health Week – September 3 -7. Promoted by Jean Hailes for Women’s Health, an Australian national not-for-profit organisation, the campaign has been a part of…

August 14, 2018