For the 50+ Lifestyle

A Land of Fire and Lava

Looking for somewhere different with mind-blowing natural phenomena? Then consider a small Spanish-owned island off the coast of North-West Africa, called Lanzarote. Nicole Buckler finds the good stuff. Europeans, Scandinavians and Russians know Lanzarote well....

MUST-HAVE CARAVAN ACCESSORIES

The Caravan Repair Company at Burleigh Heads is known across Queensland and New South Wales as the place to go to restore a caravan or get it fixed. They tell us what accessories makes the caravanning experience even better. Caravanning is great fun and very much part...

From Caravan to Cruise

Our caravan aficionados Jan and Peter (both 74) combine a caravan holiday with a cruise holiday, making the most of a Queensland getaway. With winter approaching, the warmer weather in northern Queensland was looking attractive! We decided to follow the Queensland...

TAMBORINE RAINFOREST SKYWALK

There are bushwalks all around the Gold Coast. But, if you want something a little different, then head on up to the Tamborine Rainforest Skywalk, and make peace with your fear of heights! Nicole Buckler reports. We lowlanders on the Gold Coast don’t get up to the...

THE GOLD COAST’S EXCITING NEW FACE OF RETIREMENT LIVING

Fresh, innovative, and stylish are terms not typically associated with retirement living. But a closer look shows a quiet revolution is underway on the Gold Coast, with local developer GemLife shaking up the landscape and transforming the way over-50s, downsizers,...

DANCING – DYNAMITE FOR YOUR WELLBEING

People dance for many reasons. But did you know that dancing has great health benefits as well? Steven Bock from 5th Avenue Dance tells us everything he has discovered about just how good dancing is for your wellbeing. We all know that exercise is the ultimate...

Don’t Travel Between Appointments! There’s Now a One-Stop Care Spot for Breast Cancer.

Gold Coast Private Hospital have just launched a dedicated Breast Care Centre. This means that women with breast cancer can get a range of services under one roof. And, you aren’t going it alone. A dedicated breast care nurse is there to guide the patients through the...

COULD YOU HAVE LIPOEDEMA?

Lipoedema is a chronic condition characterised by a painful and abnormal accumulation of fat cells in the hips, thighs, buttocks, legs and sometimes arms. The  legs may become swollen, bruise easily, feel tender and uncomfortable. The diseased fat cannot be...

THE BEST LOCATION ON THE GOLD COAST

We all need a staycation to remind us just how lucky we are here on the Coast. One night at the Rhapsody is enough to make us remember why we all moved to the Gold Coast in the first place! Nicole Buckler reports. I am putting it out there and you can write in...

TEST THE WATERS AT A LIFESTYLE COMMUNITY BY TAKING A HOLIDAY THERE!

Need a holiday? Want to try out a lifestyle care community? Then check out this innovative idea offered by Odyssey Lifestyle Care Communities. We all like to get away. Even just hearing the word ‘holiday’ can inspire thoughts of reprieve. The effects of relaxation...
A Land of Fire and Lava

A Land of Fire and Lava

Looking for somewhere different with mind-blowing natural phenomena? Then consider a small Spanish-owned island off the coast of North-West Africa, called Lanzarote. Nicole Buckler finds the good stuff. Europeans, Scandinavians and Russians know Lanzarote well....

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MUST-HAVE CARAVAN ACCESSORIES

MUST-HAVE CARAVAN ACCESSORIES

The Caravan Repair Company at Burleigh Heads is known across Queensland and New South Wales as the place to go to restore a caravan or get it fixed. They tell us what accessories makes the caravanning experience even better. Caravanning is great fun and very much part...

read more
From Caravan to Cruise

From Caravan to Cruise

Our caravan aficionados Jan and Peter (both 74) combine a caravan holiday with a cruise holiday, making the most of a Queensland getaway. With winter approaching, the warmer weather in northern Queensland was looking attractive! We decided to follow the Queensland...

read more
TAMBORINE RAINFOREST SKYWALK

TAMBORINE RAINFOREST SKYWALK

There are bushwalks all around the Gold Coast. But, if you want something a little different, then head on up to the Tamborine Rainforest Skywalk, and make peace with your fear of heights! Nicole Buckler reports. We lowlanders on the Gold Coast don’t get up to the...

read more
COULD YOU HAVE LIPOEDEMA?

COULD YOU HAVE LIPOEDEMA?

Lipoedema is a chronic condition characterised by a painful and abnormal accumulation of fat cells in the hips, thighs, buttocks, legs and sometimes arms. The  legs may become swollen, bruise easily, feel tender and uncomfortable. The diseased fat cannot be...

read more
HAVE A WELLBEING DAY AT TWEED MALL

HAVE A WELLBEING DAY AT TWEED MALL

If you want to look after others, you must look after yourself first. Tweed Mall is an all-in-one venue for your wellbeing. Spend a day looking after you. Eye Care OPSM look to improve vision while promoting the critical importance of good eye health. From a single...

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House Swap Staycation

House Swap Staycation

Now that staycations are all the rage thanks to Covid, here’s an idea for you. You can swap your house for someone else’s house and live with all the comforts of home while being somewhere new. 79-year-old Ingeborg tells us about her swapping escapades. I have been a...

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