Like the song says, you’ve got to have friends. Ageing tends to erode our social networks, but women over 60 can develop new, supportive friendships by exploring their interests and experimenting with technology.
From Turtle Bay on Oahu’s famous North Shore to the once royal estate of Vidago Palace Hotel near Portugal’s famous port-making Douro Valley region, Golf Resorts of the World is a fascinating guide to the most outstanding golf courses and resorts that are open to the public.
Remaining socially connected takes a little extra work as we age. But aged care research shows keeping in touch with the community through clubs and other activities is closely linked to living a healthy and happy life.
Winter is a magical time of year: crisp blue skies, frost-tipped grass, nature in waiting. The colder weather is a great chance to snuggle down and get cosy, but the cooler, darker days can also present a number of health challenges for older people. Follow these five tips to keep yourself or an older loved one warm, safe and healthy this winter.
Having good mates that you can rely on is important at any age, but as men grow older strong female and male friendships are the key to staying healthy and happy. Here are five ways older men can make – and keep – new friends.
A diagnosis of dementia needn’t spell the end of an individual’s independence. Occupational therapy can keep people in their own homes for longer with a high quality of life, explains BaptistCare aged care expert Nicole Donohoo.