Health

Cough up for a good cause

 

· Wednesday, August 2, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

 

Australia has a generous immunisation schedule with many publicly-funded vaccines given to children, or adults of certain ages or with certain conditions.

Childhood obesity and nutrition – a social justice issue

 

· Friday, July 7, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

 

Childhood obesity is a problem that can compromise health, well-being and opportunity throughout life.

A pox on shingles

 

· Friday, July 7, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

 

The shingles vaccine is relatively recent and is now available at no cost for Australians aged 70 and up to age 79.

HEALTH – What’s the point?

 

· Friday, June 9, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

 

In 2004 the then Federal Treasurer Peter Costello urged Australians to populate: “Have one for mum, one for dad and one for the country.” Vaccination is a bit…

National Palliative Care Week – Aged Care

 

· Sunday, May 21, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

 

82% of Australians think it is important to talk to their family about how they would want to be cared for at the end of their life. Only 28% have done so.

Stop WestConnex Euston Road widening

 

· Saturday, May 13, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

 

With seven lanes of traffic to run 180cm from homes, residents have been advised not to open their windows.

Essential questions on aged care services

 

· Tuesday, May 9, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

 

Leaflets a guide about what to expect with Commonwealth aged care reforms.

Raising funds for MS cure

 

· Monday, May 8, 2017 · 1 Comment 

 

Kiss Goodbye to MS

Older women’s housing

 

· Monday, April 3, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

 

The Older Women and Aspirations for Housing Forum, a NSW Seniors Festival event, discussed issues for older women finding secure housing.

HEALTH – Vascular disease

 

· Wednesday, March 8, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

 

The end game is to reduce the incendiary of vascular disease – a major cause of early death and reduced well-being in the communit