The Senior News

Hamish can’t walk, but he gladly sponsors others

STROKE survivor Hamish Drummond is no stranger to overcoming adversity. That’s why he has donated $1000 to support the work of 17 Australians who will travel to England to walk 303km from the Irish Sea to the country's east coast in September, raising money for multiple sclerosis research.

The Senior Traveller

This cruise a'cooking.

MASTERCHEF winner Julie Goodwin will give cooking demonstrations and host a three-course dinner on board the paddlewheeler Murray Princess in March next year. 
Our Times

What a kerfuffle – anyone for truffle?

Take a detour to Manjimup for the Truffle Kerfuffle food and wine festival.

Set your sights on these goodies

Everyone’s heard that eating carrots is good for your eye sight. But what about turkey, grapefruit or wheat germ? Vitamins C and E, zinc, lutein, zeaxanthin, and omega-3 fatty acids all play their part in good eye health.

Ringing in the changes

HIGH-RISE retirement villages, smart homes, wellbeing centres and increased lifestyle options. These are what to expect in retirement villages of the future.

Free financial info service in peril

AFTER 25 years as one of Australia’s most relevant and vital finance information services for retirees and seniors, the National Information Centre on Retirement Investments (NICRI) is fighting to stay open.

Townsville’s taste of classic Pamela

THE grand ma’am of classical piano, Pamela Page, takes to the stage in Townsville in August as part of the 24th annual Australian Festival of Chamber Music.