YourLife provides information, practical suggestions and inspiring stories about healthy ageing and aged care.

December 03 2019 Ageing concerns

The news that older people need more support to stay living at home is not new. From media coverage on the extensive Home Care Package queue to research reports from aged care peak bodies, the challenges seniors are facing to live well at home is well documented…

October 07 2019 Healthy ageing

An innovative program that teaches aged care residents drumming techniques, is hitting the right note…

August 05 2019 Healthy ageing

For 91 year old Keith, hitting the highway on a motor bike with the wind…

July 29 2019 Ageing concerns

Private Home Care Services are a great solution while you’re waiting for a Home Care Package, or if you’re just looking for short term support. They’re user-pays and…

March 19 2019 Keeping connected

It’s been 52 years since musical duo Kevin and Marie went on their very first…

February 13 2019 Keeping connected

Ron’s story is the first of our blog posts about MyLife, a model of care that puts relationships at the heart of great care, and Best Week. Read Ron’s story and how really…

February 07 2019 Healthy ageing

Whether you’re a budding amateur or a blooming expert, gardening can bring a number of…

December 19 2018 Healthy ageing

As we age, we need to take extra care when temperatures rise. Read our top 5 tips for seniors on staying safe in the Australian heat during summer.

October 16 2018 Ageing concerns

There are some simple changes that can help older people to live safely and independently in their own home.

September 20 2018 Ageing concerns

Ruth has been James’ primary carer for nearly a decade and discovered respite care as a way for her to take a break and recharge – find out how respite care supports carers…

September 12 2018 Healthy ageing

The power of music on memory is well-known: music is an incredibly powerful and emotive tool for people with dementia. An aged care home in New South Wales has been trialling…