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Staying Active

Maintaining good health by staying active and exercising has proven to improve fitness, strength and balance as you age. Find out ways to keep your body moving and maintaining your overall health.

women doing meditation during Coronavirus lockdown

Coronavirus: 5 lockdown activities

The Coronavirus pandemic and resultant lockdowns have changed our lives in many different ways. With the latest level 5 restriction in South Australia coming in place, many of us may find it difficult to stay active, healthy and connected. The good news is
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diabetes prevention tips

Diabetes prevention tips

For every 100 people diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, at least 25 may be undiagnosed and living with complications of the illness. But did you know that you can delay or even prevent the onset of type 2 diabetes? Poorly managed and undiagnosed
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Yoga benefits to older people

Yoga and its benefits

What is yoga? Yoga is a form of gentle exercise that is not religious but promotes spirituality, encouraging people to learn and develop inner peace and nurture their ‘mind, body and spirit’.  This ancient practice, founded in India’s Himalayas region, increased in popularity
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Falls prevention in older people

Falls prevention: 4 helpful tips

Falls are among the biggest threats to older people. As we get older, our muscle strength and balance may reduce which can result in a fall accident. Although most falls may not cause serious injury, they can possibly leave us feeling quite distressed.
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Walking is beneficial for your overall health and wellbeing

5 health benefits of walking

Walking is a simple way to improve your overall health. Walking can offer many benefits to people of all ages and fitness levels. Walking is free and easy to start. Physical activity does not have to be vigorous to improve your health. Something
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Volunteering offers great benefits to improve your overall health and wellbeing

5 benefits of volunteering

It has been well researched and documented that volunteering is good for us. From improving our health and happiness to promoting a sense of belonging and social connection, boosting our mood, and making friends, the case for volunteering keeps building. If you are
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Benefits of playing video games

5 benefits of playing video games

When was the last time you played video games? What types of games did you enjoy playing? Regardless of what sort you are into, playing video games is good for you. The benefits of playing video games are endless ranging from improving cognitive
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5 ways to get back into your fitness routine after a break

5 fitness motivation tips to get back into your routine after a break

The holiday season is a time for celebration and relaxation but it can also throw our fitness goals out of whack. For many of us, it can be challenging trying to get back into a fitness regime after a long break. For others,
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5 ways to keep cool in summer

5 tips to keep cool in summer

For many, summer means BBQ, outdoor entertainment and beach time. We all look forward to the warmer days to enjoy a bit of sunshine and outdoor activities. But there are days that summer isn’t quite fun and enjoyable. On a 40°+ days when
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5WaysToPracticeGratitude

5 ways to practice gratitude

Every year on 21st September, people around the globe celebrate World Gratitude Day. It is the perfect opportunity for each of us to pause, reflect and think about what we are grateful for in life. Gratitude allows us to be mindful about what
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