We Are All Getting Older. WHO CARES? WE DO!

The reward earned from a busy working life, welllived, is to enjoy retirement and a different pace of life. Better health care has led to longer life expectancy and the chance for a more...

“OLD AGE” It isn’t ALL in the mind!

HOW OFTEN HAVE YOU HEARD PEOPLE SAY, “AGE IS JUST A NUMBER”…. OR, “OLD AGE IS ALL IN THE MIND”? Invariably, these comments come from people much younger than we “senior citizens”…..from middle-aged or younger...

Cost of Living Help for Seniors during COVID-19

Older Queenslanders built our state and they deserve respect! COVID-19 has reminded us how valuable our Seniors are. Whether it’s ourselves, treasured grandparents or community elders, it’s heartwrenching that Seniors are vulnerable to this...

What is Elder Abuse?

Elder abuse can take many different forms. The most common forms of elder abuse are financial abuse and neglect. ELDER PHYSICAL ABUSE Physical abuse describes any deliberate act that causes pain for, injury to, or intimidation...

Best Things About Growing Old…

A Happier Outlook It may surprise some, but studies show that seniors are among the happiest groups of people and that they are significantly happier than their middle-aged counterparts. This could be due to...

Celebrating Queensland Seniors – 15-23 August 2020

Around this time each year I'm usually busy arranging cakes to deliver to our wonderful Seniors in aged care. This year will be a little different due to COVID-19. Instead I'll be giving away...

Ross Konowalenko Pumicestone

Hello to each of you again, While out and about in Pumicestone since my last update, I have been asking the question of particular members of our community, “What affects you most now that you...

Loose Lips, Sink Ships

As you get older some things get looser. Things that used to be tight become loose. I’m thinking here about those muscles that keep your stomach flat – I believe they’re called abs? Is...

You’ve waited and worked and saved your whole life for retirement

YOU’VE WAITED AND WORKED AND SAVED YOUR WHOLE LIFE FOR RETIREMENT. NOW IT’S HERE AND IT’S YOUR TIME TO MAKE THE MOST OF EVERY DAY. WHAT WILL YOU DO? FOR MANY, IT’S A TIME...

Tips of Ageing Beautifully

Aging is inescapable but it is also a glorious thing, you have done the work, you have learned many of life’s lessons, now you can sit back and enjoy life without all that youthful...
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Computer Apps for Seniors & Retirees

Tags: Website Apps. Seniors. Retirement. Technology 13 WEBSITES & APPS EVERY SENIOR SHOULD KNOW ABOUT Everything from buying groceries and doing the banking to booking a doctor’s appointment or arranging to get the car serviced can...

Medals for the Australian Seniors Tenpin Bowling Team

Vivienne and Terry Bissell of Sandstone Lakes were both successful in making the Australian Seniors Tenpin Bowling Team represent Australia at the 15th Asian Senior Bowling Championships, Japan that was held recently from 9th...
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PM addresses Seniors at Sandstone Point

Tags: Prime Minister event. Sandstone Point. Malcolm Turnbull. Politics Rain didn't dampen the turnout of Bribie Islanders to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's town hall-style meeting held earlier today at the Sandstone Point Hotel to address...