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Balance and Falls

Have you ever noticed that as you get older you can’t quite do the things you could as you could when you were younger.  Your reaction time seems slower, you are not quite as strong as you were and you just don’t seem to move as well.  First the bad news.  To a...

What is Australia’s Biggest Killer

It’s widely known Australia’s wildlife can be dangerous, but there is an even bigger killer in most households that many of us are unaware of its devastating impact. That killer is the couch. Australia has become accustomed to sitting down – at work, on the couch, in...

Top 5 Tips for Healthy Ageing

1) Move Regularly: Regular physical activity is so important for people of all age groups. In older age in particular we know that it can help you sleep better, improve your appetite, prevent various diseases, lower your risk of falls and improve your mental health...

Is it Time to Help a Loved One?

Each year 1 in 3 people aged over 65 fall. This statistic increases to 1 in 2 for the 80+ age group. With an aging population we are seeing an increase in the number of falls, and thus an increase in hospital admissions. Research shows that balance and strength...