Category Archives: Health

Overcoming Loneliness

A few ideas here for those who are lonely, especially women. Continue reading

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What are the Consequences of Loneliness?

Some thoughts on Loneliness – my experience and some information on the consequences.
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Aged Care in Australia

My thoughts on Aged Care – with a Royal Commission on Aged Care and the problems resulting from the Covid-19 issues in the sector, it is a hot topic at the moment. Continue reading

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My Life as a Manicurist

It was many years ago now, that for a short period, perhaps 5 years, I was a nail care representative or manicurist. Continue reading

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Getting Older

Just some thoughts on the treatment of seniors in Australia.
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About Voluntary Assisted Dying

With the new laws in Victoria, coming into effect on June 29th, 2019, people who qualify can have doctors assist them to die in dignity and without pain. Continue reading

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Is a Tiny House Suitable for a Senior?

What is a Tiny House? I am not convinced that tiny houses are suitable for seniors. What are they? There are several definitions of a tiny house – they are generally small transportable/temporary houses, that are sometimes seen as the … Continue reading

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The Taste of Fresh Fruit

Picking Fresh Fruit I can remember it well.  In Adelaide’s hot summer weather, when I was very young, the fruit trees that grew in our back yard suddenly ripened.  We (my sister and I) would have surreptitiously picked some before … Continue reading

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Who is Eating Seaweed?

Seaweed? Seaweed is a popular food in Korea, though I do not recall seeing much or eating it in South Korea, other than on the outside of Sushi or similar foods when I was there.  I think it was in … Continue reading

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The Aged Care Revolution

Well, I hope there is a “revolution” in Aged Care.  I can remember back in the 1960’s when older people who were no longer able to stay at home were put in hospitals.  Then for many years some rather primitive … Continue reading

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