For the 50+ Lifestyle

Odyssey: Here’s What You Have Wrong About Aged Care

Odyssey Lifestyle Care Communities are here to myth-bust some common misconceptions about lifestyle care communities!  There are a lot of assumptions made about aged care and what entering an aged care community will look like. This often leads to many having...

Varicose Veins: Miami Day Hospital Treatments Before and After

Varicose veins: Healthy veins are responsible for the circulation of blood throughout the body. When they dysfunction, this can lead to the development of varicose and spider veins. This can be a problem in particular for people over 50. Vein dysfunction occurs when...

Esprit de Vie Wellness Club – First Session Free!

Esprit de Vie Wellness Club is causing a stir. They have become very popular with the Gold Coast’s Silvers. The club runs weekly sessions at the Italian Club (8 Fairway Drive Clear Island Waters) with social team games and activities. The Esprit de Vie Wellness Club...

Independence: How To Live The Life You Want, On Your Own Terms

Independence: 81-year-old Burleigh resident and Feros Care client, Pamela Cook, was raised to believe that women are determined, self-resilient, and capable. That’s why she found it so difficult to admit she needed help when her degenerative spine began to prevent her...

Burleigh Bears and Sports Club Join The Renovation Nation!

Burleigh Sports Club and the Burleigh Bears Leagues Club have undergone some impressive renovations. If you haven’t checked it out yet, what are you waiting for!  Burleigh Heads Rugby League Football club is one of the oldest rugby league clubs on the Gold Coast. It...

Gourmet Meals: Lovin’ Gluten-Free From The Oven

Gourmet Meals: Even if you don’t have a problem with gluten, you might want to skip it anyway, just because you will feel better. Here’s how to make it easy.  GOURMET MEALS is a company that makes well-balanced, nutritious and great-tasting snap frozen meals. The...

Border Ranges National Park: Pioneers, Timber and Ghosts of the Past

Border Ranges National Park: Jan and Peter (both 74) took to their caravan to explore. BORDER RANGES NATIONAL PARK The World Heritage-listed Border Ranges National Park has scenic walks and breathtaking views surrounded by ancient landscapes. We took off in our...

Get Rid of Dark Patches on Your Face

Got some dark patches on your face? Did you know you can remove them with a couple of laser treatments? Here’s how you restore your smooth, youthful looks. Roisin Murphy checks out the latest tech. Pigmentation problems are a b*tch. I had a problem with my liver a few...

Pinot & Picasso – Paint with Friends (while sipping wine!)

Are you looking for something to do with friends while sipping your favourite drop? Then have we got news for you! Pinot & Picasso is an interesting little business that is proving to be quite the hit with Silvers. It’s everything an activity with friends should...

Retirement Community: Top Ten Things to Consider When Choosing One

Retirement community choices: Aged-care expert Phil Usher of Odyssey Lifestyle Communities tells us what to look out for when choosing to right-size into a new home. We all want to love where we live, at the end of the day, it is the place we will call home. When you...
New Work Trend: Bleisure Travel

New Work Trend: Bleisure Travel

New Work Trend: As baby boomers extend their careers, and Generation Z workers launch theirs, we’ve arrived at four-generation workforce. Baby Boomers, Generation Xers, Millennials and Gen Zers each have their own perceptions of work and personal time – both at the...

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BallyCara – Living with Purpose, at Every Age

BallyCara – Living with Purpose, at Every Age

Ballycara: Have you got a parent who needs a little extra help to stay in their home? Or do you yourself want some “home friends” to help you stay independent? In our cover story, we investigate the services that Ballycara are offering to add extra support to people...

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Food Safety this Summer: Delicious Solutions

Food Safety this Summer: Delicious Solutions

The Food Safety Information Council takes food safety seriously. Food poisoning in particular, has been their focus recently. They aim to create awareness for the community and education about the risks associated with food poisoning, prevention and those most at risk...

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Canine Myofascial Therapy: Animal Pain Be Gone!

Canine Myofascial Therapy: Animal Pain Be Gone!

Canine Myofascial Therapy: Katie Hunt is the name behind the new pet service called Canine Myofascial Therapy. She tells us all about what she does for pets in pain.  Is your pet in pain? Have they slowed down or can no longer jump onto the couch or into the car? It...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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