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Healthy ageing

A meeting of minds

Celebrate Creative Ageing Sydney logoCelebrate Creative Ageing Sydney 2015 will take place at Sydney Opera House and the Art Gallery of NSW from 25 to 27 August 2015. It is a new conference to inspire innovative and imaginative ideas about ageing creatively.

 

Educating about ageing: the next big frontier?

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Australia’s ageing population brings about challenges and limitations but also potential opportunities. Lecturer in Gerontology Robin Harvey says we need leadership from those with expertise in ageing and aged care on a much broader level.

Helping Australians to choose health

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What needs to happen to make Australians healthier? Edwina Griffin wants to see more collaboration between government organisations and fitness professionals to enable a big shift in health.

The missing link to your healthy future

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The health and wellness sector has become more holistic and now reaches beyond a doctor's surgery or chemist counter. Health coach Marla Bozic feels hopeful for our future.

The importance of self care

GAP Taskforce Self Care ReportThe Minister for Health, the Hon. Sussan Ley, has launched a report of the GAP Taskforce on the role of health literacy and responsible self care in improving public health outcomes and reducing government expenditure.

Xanax or fingertips?

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New technologies bring about major changes not only in our social and family interactions, but also in healthcare. Gabrielle Davies allows us a glimpse into a future of a healthier and better informed community.

Food groups beat kilojoule counting for weight loss

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Counting kilojoules is not the best way to lose weight for better health. Professor Manny Noakes says following a well-balanced diet that includes all food groups is more effective.

Losing weight is a science, keeping it off is psychology

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We all know that a healthy weight has lifelong benefits. Personal trainer John Carpenter says losing weight and maintaining it is simpler than you might think.

Mindfulness and me

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Mindfulness is effective in managing stress and improving our attention span. Executive coach Leah Sparkes sees the benefits in her professional and personal life.

Leading the charge to find a cure for MS

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Throughout May the Kiss Goodbye to MS campaign raises funds for vital research into multiple sclerosis. Renee Coffey tells her journey with MS.