The Senior News

Hub trial attracts ‘lighter touch’

At least three of the 10 South Australian aged care providers chosen as part of an “innovation hub” to give operators greater independence in quality assurance and less regulation have failed accreditation standards in the past three years.

The Senior Traveller

Go on safari, with a little luxury too

Aurora Expeditions has added a new 14-day African Cruise Safari to its program. The expedition will travel by boat, bus and jeep to showcase some of the greatest nature and wildlife experiences in South Africa, Zimbabwe and Botswana.
Our Times

West End Christmas Carnivale

ADELAIDE'S West End Precinct will be a hive of activity for the fourth West End Christmas Art Market and Carnivale on December 14.

Liver's role in blood-sugar control

A UNIVERSITY of Queensland graduate student's discovery of a link between type 2 diabetes and the liver's method of storing blood sugar has captured the interest of leading diabetes reseachers.

The plans of Hans

If you are one of those people who “can’t be bothered”, Hans Tholstrup has little time for you. The solar energy pioneer and lifelong adventurer was awarded the Australian Geographic Society’s Lifetime of Adventure Award at a recent event in Sydney.

When disaster strikes...

The distinctive Red Cross emblem is a familiar sight when there are people in need following a disaster. And, after recent bushfires, the organisation urges everyone to make sure they’re prepared for a disaster.

Something in the Water

ONLY two years ago, members of Hervey Bay’s Rolling Bones Senior Drama Group were throwing around ideas for an ambitious feature film project.