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Seniors' health

Alzheimer's disease is the most common form of dementia.

Alzheimer's disease

Alzheimer's disease affects your brain functions, memory and behaviour. Find out about symptoms, how it’s diagnosed, and how to help delay its onset.

It's important to wear the correct prescription lenses - Eye health for over-60s

Eye health tips for over-60s

Get some tips on how to best look after your eyes for over 60s.

Your body needs vitamin D to help it absorb calcium needed for strong bones.

Tips for healthy bones

Follow these steps to help keep your bones healthy.

A balanced diet will help you stay healthy.

Healthy Eating Over 60

Your body changes over time. Here's what to eat, how to maintain your appetite and stay well as you get older.

Reducing your blood pressure can make a big difference to your health.

Is your blood pressure healthy?

High blood pressure is common and often has no symptoms. Read these tips for keeping your blood pressure under control.

Strength training should be an important part of your physical activity.

Physical activity for seniors

If you are over 65, you should try to be active every day. Here are tips on how to stay fit and information about how much physical activity you need.

Rheumatoid arthritis usually affects the smaller joints.

Rheumatoid arthritis

Experiencing pain and swelling in the smaller joints in your hands or feet? It could be rheumatoid arthritis. Find out more here.

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Search for discounts for seniors and carers

Search for discounts for seniors and carers.

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Be active | Seniors | Queensland Government

Ways to incorporate physical activity into seniors daily routines for good health.

Read more on Queensland Health website

Exercise for seniors

This video of exercises for seniors includes chair exercises and balance exercises to maintain movement, strengthen muscles and improve health and fitness.

Read more on myVMC – Virtual Medical Centre website

Mental health resources for seniors

Trusted information about older people and mental health from leading Australian health organisations.

Read more on mindhealthconnect website

Elder abuse | Seniors | Queensland Government

Find out what elder abuse is, how to report it and how to support a senior who is a victim of elder abuse.

Read more on Queensland Health website

In-home support | Seniors | Queensland Government

Access home care programs that help seniors to remain living at home. Make home modifications to improve safety and accessibility.

Read more on Queensland Health website

Staying healthy | Seniors | Queensland Government

Information for seniors about leading a healthy lifestyle through good nutrition and daily activity. Use online tools to assess your health.

Read more on Queensland Health website

Commonwealth Seniors Health Card

Gives older Australians access to cheaper prescription medicines, Australian government funded medical services, and other government concessions.

Read more on Medicare website

Seniors Issues | Epilepsy Action Australia

The incidence of epilepsy is higher in older persons than in children. Despite this, it often goes undiagnosed and untreated. Read more.

Read more on Epilepsy Action Australia website

Prevent heat-related illness - advice for seniors | Queensland Health

Prevention of heat-related illness - advice for seniors

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