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DANCING – DYNAMITE FOR YOUR WELLBEING

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...

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DATING ONLINE IN THE SILVER YEARS

DATING ONLINE IN THE SILVER YEARS

Silver Magazine spoke to some people who use dating sites after 50. Love? Lust? Hot? Cold? Yes? No? Let’s find out. LUST MARIA (54) I had been married a very long time – 30 years – and the marriage was always very good. But the sex was always disappointing for me. It...

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DANCING CLINICALLY PROVEN TO PROTECT THE BRAIN

DANCING CLINICALLY PROVEN TO PROTECT THE BRAIN

Steven Bock from 5th Avenue Dance tells us everything he has discovered about just how good dancing is for your wellbeing. Dancing to be happy We teach partnership. We teach men to lead so that he can ask any lady to dance, and absolutely know that he can. We teach...

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Stylish Leanne is the Face of Q Super Centre

Stylish Leanne is the Face of Q Super Centre

A stylish silver beauty called Leanne Coutis is Q Super Centre’s Ambassador. Silver  Magazine follows Leanne around the gorgeous shopping centre as she tells us about her favourite things. Leanne Coutis On the corner of Bermuda and Markeri Streets in Mermaid...

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Robotic Pets Designed to Care for Seniors

Robotic Pets Designed to Care for Seniors

An industrial design professor and her graduate class have developed adorable and lifelike robotic pets, designed to help care for older people. DOGS AND CATS are long-treasured household pets, making their way as an undeniable members of the family across households...

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Style Hunting at Tweed Mall

Style Hunting at Tweed Mall

Tweed Mall has a rainbow of fashion and accessory stores. Here are some of our favourite finds! BLACK PEPPER Add that floral touch to any look with this Hopewell Top. Crafted from a lightweight and soft cotton blend, it's perfect for any activity this weekend....

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THE AGED CARE COMMUNITY OF TOMORROW

THE AGED CARE COMMUNITY OF TOMORROW

Nursing homes/care centres used to be a beige world of sitting down in front of the TV and eating boiled cabbage at mealtimes. But not anymore. The team at Silver  Magazine did the tour of Odyssey Lifestyle Care Community at Robina, and we were ridiculously impressed....

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BURLEIGH SPORTS CLUB LAUNCHES THE NEW WINTER MENU

BURLEIGH SPORTS CLUB LAUNCHES THE NEW WINTER MENU

Centrally located in Burleigh, just over 1km from the pristine Gold Coast coastline, the Burleigh Sports Club has long held a reputation on the Coast as the go-to place to spend time over a beer or a meal, discussing all things AFL. Being a Community Club means that...

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MAKE YOUR EVENT STAND OUT

MAKE YOUR EVENT STAND OUT

Good entertainment at an event helps your guests have fun. And who doesn’t like to have fun? Whether it is a wedding, a wedding anniversary, a big birthday bash, or a corporate event, hiring roving entertainers is a great way to break the ice between acquaintances. BY...

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FESENJAN PERSIAN WALNUT POMEGRANATE STEW

FESENJAN PERSIAN WALNUT POMEGRANATE STEW

Erfan from Shiraz Persian Restaurant in Surfers Paradise teaches us how to make a classic Persian dish, Fesenjan. Ingredients for Fesenjan ■ 3 Large brown onions ■ 500 grams of walnuts are needed. ■ 1 full jar of Kambiz pomegranate paste (available from Shiraz...

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BORDER CROSSING ADVENTURES

BORDER CROSSING ADVENTURES

Silver Adventurers Jan and Peter (both 73) hit the road in their caravan to explore the stunning Border Loop which exists at the edges of New South Wales and Queensland. The Scenic Rim straddles Tamborine Mountain, beautiful Lake Moogerah, the rugged Mount Barney and...

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TRAVEL THE WORLD FOR FREE (ALMOST!)

TRAVEL THE WORLD FOR FREE (ALMOST!)

Want to do something different with your free time? Then how about working your way around the world in exchange for food and board? Check this out. We live in the era of peer-to-peer exchanges. The internet has allowed us to share our houses, our cars, our caravans,...

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SOUTHPORT SHARKS $5 MEMBERSHIP AND $13 VALUE LUNCHES

SOUTHPORT SHARKS $5 MEMBERSHIP AND $13 VALUE LUNCHES

Southport Sharks is a leading entertainment, sports and leisure precinct. Featuring two restaurants, a café, six bars, kids’ club, gaming facilities and free entertainment, it is the most happening venue on the north end of the Coast. And, they have some amazing new...

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THE SHITBOX RALLY HEADS FOR THE GOLD COAST!

THE SHITBOX RALLY HEADS FOR THE GOLD COAST!

Welcome to the whole bag of crazy that is the Shitbox Rally. It’s a super-fun way to raise money for charity. This year, the event finishes up at the Gold Coast. And then, it starts from the Gold Coast again just a few days later! Cars participating in the Shitbox...

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HOTA GALLERY NOW OPEN! Craaaazy-Amazing!

HOTA GALLERY NOW OPEN! Craaaazy-Amazing!

HOTA Gallery: The new craaazy-amazing place is a $60.5 million investment in the city’s cultural life. And here’s the news we have all been waiting for! It is now open! The HOTA gallery spans six levels and is the largest public gallery outside a capital city in...

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A White Christmas in Sweden

A White Christmas in Sweden

In Australia, Christmas is just a day. In the far‑Northern hemisphere, it’s a whole season, a feeling, a lifestyle, a philosophy, and a food group. Let’s hope for a white Christmas next year in a Covid-free world. Nicole Buckler reports. If you grew up in Australia,...

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Horoscope – Beware, Crazy Month Incoming!

Horoscope – Beware, Crazy Month Incoming!

Horoscope for June 2020 Love? Lust? Hate? All three? The horoscope knows all! Find out what is happening for you this month as Indigo Sparrow reads your zodiac. ARIES (Mar 21 – Apr 19) This month, your horoscope planetary movements suggest that creeping boredom may...

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Halloween – and its Fascinating Origins. Mind = Blown

Halloween – and its Fascinating Origins. Mind = Blown

Halloween is a celebration for kids who dress up in wild costumes and go lolly-hunting around the neighbourhood. It’s a great event that helps both adults and kids meet other people in their neighbourhood. But do you know where the tradition came from and why we...

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