Category Archives: Seniors

Lost and Found

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End of Life Planning

Be Organised We all like to be well organised.  So many of us plan our weekends, our workday, our children’s activities and so much more.  We forget to plan for the one event that is ultimately inevitable.  The end of … Continue reading

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Planning Safety for Seniors

Back Story Over the past few days, I have given great thought to the issue of safety for solo senior women and their safety.  I’ve talked with people and done research online.  As a result, I have some advice for … Continue reading

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Great Tools for Solo Women

These two tools will make life a little easier for people (especially so Continue reading

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Overwhelmed!!

Catching Up I have been overwhelmed. I seem to have been in a “fog” since my return from the journey to the centre.  No doubt driving 7500 kms in 6 weeks can throw you into a fog when it is … Continue reading

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SBS Insight Program Women on the Edge

It was amazing to be offered the opportunity to appear on the SBS program Insight re the challenges especially for senior women and housing.  It is something that has been an issue for me for quite a few years.  Actually, … Continue reading

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My Whinge About Builders and Architects

I do wonder if architects are actually used in some building developments.  Would I be wrong in guessing that some developers use “draftsmen/women” instead of architects because it is cheaper? As these days I am focusing on suitable housing for senior/solo … Continue reading

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Challenges of Living Alone – Story from the News

A woman who lived alone was bashed.  Read the Channel 9 News Item here. The story is horrific – an 18 year old male, probably trying to steal to fund a drug habit, bashes a 78 year old woman.  Despite … Continue reading

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Pets Are the Key to Wellbeing?

There’s an article about pets being the key to wellbeing in the Body & Soul section of The Sunday Mail today.  I was walking into the newsagent to buy the paper, when I met up with a friend. She told … Continue reading

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The Joys of Living Solo

Well, there certainly are joys of living solo, but there are also some challenges.  I’ve discussed this with a number of solo ladies – some are seniors too.  There are some things that they all talk about. Loneliness For the … Continue reading

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