It often takes a health scare to warn us that something needs to change in our life.
For many people, social media sites such as Instagram are a place to upload family photos, share videos, and keep up to date with what friends are up to.
Ian Murray is 88 years old, takes a host of different medications and suffers from terrible arthritis in his hands, hips and ankles.
Sleep – we all need it, and if we don’t get enough of it, we can really struggle to get through our day! Lack of sleep can also have a subtle but important impact on our relationships, work and leisure activities.
Are you one of the 40% of Australians above the age of 50, who are taking five or more medications a day? If you are, you may be twice as likely to a report a side effect or other medication-related issue.
If you’re one of the many Australians living with pain everyday, now is a good time to update your medication so you don’t get caught out by the looming changes to codeine-based medicines.
My name is Cathy and at just 46 years of age, I had to retire from my love of nursing and ironically, transition to becoming a recipient of care. This was because I am living with bipolar disorder and while it is well managed now, it wasn’t at the time. I also have osteoarthritis, high blood pressure, an underactive thyroid and since retirement, have become a stroke survivor.