The Senior News

Report misses reality of grandparent carers

GRANDPARENTS who care full-time for their grandchildren would no longer be able to access free child care under a Productivity Commission proposal.

The Senior Traveller

Click go the shears

FOR the first time in 25 years, visitors will be able to experience the annual shearing season at Mt Nicholas High Country Farm on Lake Wakatipu near Queenstown, New Zealand.
Our Times

Station’s big celebration

ONE of Australia’s oldest grazing properties, Chowilla Station on the banks of the Murray River, celebrates 150 years this year and is throwing open its gates to commemorate the milestone event.

Heart health – in your ear!

STIMULATING nerves in your ear could improve the health of your heart.

The sharing of wisdom

THE National Eldership Gathering is held in a different state every two years and this year will be hosted by Queensland non-profit organisation Men’s Wellbeing Inc, from October 10-14, at Camp Bornhoffen in Numinbah Valley.

For kin and country

IT'S Legacy Week and volunteers are out on the streets selling Legacy badges, bears and other merchandise.

‘Return’ of the maestro

EAGER concert goers will swamp Sydney Town Hall on October 1, displaying an enthusiasm usually reserved for the likes of One Direction – the only difference being this audience will be 70 years plus.