SILVER MAGAZINE

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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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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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TWO PUBLIC HOSPITALS LEFT MY SON TO DIE

TWO PUBLIC HOSPITALS LEFT MY SON TO DIE

Mermaid Beach Radiology is fast becoming known as the place of last resort, for people who feel like they aren’t getting answers in the public system. Gold Coast mother Kay* tells us her desperate, exasperating story about saving her son’s life in the nick of...

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Things We Love: Sleep Doctor Adjustable Beds

Things We Love: Sleep Doctor Adjustable Beds

As we get older, sleep can be more and more elusive. But not anymore. Bed technology has come a long way. The team from Silver went to Sleep Doctor at Bundall to try out their Reverie adjustable bed and it was fiiiine! This crazy cool bed comes with loads of...

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GET RID OF PROBLEM VEINS WITH A NEW LASER THERAPY

GET RID OF PROBLEM VEINS WITH A NEW LASER THERAPY

Are ugly or painful veins annoying you? Now, there’s a new high-tech treatment using a laser. We asked The Vein Doctors Group at Miami to explain this cutting-edge remedy. Vein therapy through lasers Men and women both suffer from problem leg veins, especially as we...

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TO DO List – Here’s Why You Need to Cross it Off

TO DO List – Here’s Why You Need to Cross it Off

“TO DO” LIST of chores and errands - it could actually provide a variety of health benefits. According to researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine. The study found women over age 65 who engaged in regular light physical activity had a...

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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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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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Things we love: Gourmet Meals

Things we love: Gourmet Meals

If you don’t want to shop, cook, or clean up, then here is an idea for you! corned beef GOURMET MEALS is a Gold-Coast based, Australian-owned and operated business. They deliver healthy, nutritious, and great-tasting frozen meals to your door. You can eat healthier...

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DON’T DOUBT DOWNSIZING: A WHOLE NEW CHAPTER AWAITS

DON’T DOUBT DOWNSIZING: A WHOLE NEW CHAPTER AWAITS

Phil Usher has been part of the aged-care sector for almost 20 years. Here, he gives us an insight into this opportunity to simplify your life and free yourself in your later years. A Brand New Adventure: Don't Doubt Downsizing So, you’re downsizing. You’ve...

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VIDEO CHAT: HELPS SENIORS STAVE OFF COGNITIVE DECLINE

VIDEO CHAT: HELPS SENIORS STAVE OFF COGNITIVE DECLINE

RIGHT NOW, GENE GILMER is as sharp as ever at 90 years of age. A retired school superintendent who earned his doctorate in math decades ago, Gilmer lives alone. He worries about losing the memories that defined his life. That’s part of the reason he enrolled in an...

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The Ideal Protein To Help Seniors Rebuild Lost Muscle

The Ideal Protein To Help Seniors Rebuild Lost Muscle

EXERCISE BUFFS have long used protein supplements to gain muscle. But new research from McMaster University suggests one protein source, in particular, whey protein, is different. It is the Ideal Protein To Help Seniors struggling to rebuild muscle lost from...

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Sprat, Molluscs and Algae: Future Diets for a Long Life

Sprat, Molluscs and Algae: Future Diets for a Long Life

EVERYONE IS TRYING to come up with new sustainable food options. And we need to: soon we will hit 9 billion people on this planet. But also, it is good to think about food options that will help us age well. Ole G. Mouritsen is a professor at the University of...

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Endoscopy – Why Quality is so Important

Endoscopy – Why Quality is so Important

Endoscopy is a diagnostic tool that could save your life. Gastroenterologist Kashif Sheikh says the quality of the procedure can make all the difference to clinical outcomes. Dr Kashif Sheikh, The Gold Coast Private specialist, diagnoses and treats gastrointestinal...

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Cervical Disc Replacement Stops That Pain in the Neck!

Cervical Disc Replacement Stops That Pain in the Neck!

Cervical disc replacement can be life changing for those suffering relentless and ongoing pain from a pinched nerve in the neck Dr Laurence McEntee is an orthopaedic spinal surgeon at the Gold Coast Private Hospital. He said that neck and arm pain were common and...

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