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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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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

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.

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Ten healthy eating tips for seniors | Women's Health Queensland Wide

Our nutritional requirements change as we age. Here are ten ways seniors can ensure they maintain a healthy diet.

Read more on Women's Health Queensland Wide website

About Epilepsy | Epilepsy Action Australia

Epilepsy is a common neurological condition affecting up to 1-2% of the population. Although it is more likely to be diagnosed in childhood or senior years.

Read more on Epilepsy Action Australia website

Memory Problems | myVMC

Dr Karyn Boundy discusses the causes, symptoms, testing and possibletreatments of memory problems. Hello, Im Dr Karyn Boundy, a senior

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Coronary Slow Flow | myVMC

Im Dr. John Beltrame, Senior Lecturer in Medicine at the University of Adelaide and the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Cardiology Unit. I joined the Editorial Advisory Board of the Virtual Cardiac Centre 2 years ago and today I would like to share with you my insights on the Coronary Slow Flow phenomenon.

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Aged care services - NT.GOV.AU

Aged care assessment program, psychogeriatric service and aged care equipment.

Read more on NT Health website

Psychotherapy for Depression | myVMC

Hello, Im Jan Resnick, I work as a senior psychotherapist and supervisor based in Perth at the Claremont Medical Centre. My practice there is called Amygdala Consulting. Before that, I was Director of Training of The Churchill Clinic where I ran psychotherapy trainings for 18 years and was also the Founding President of The Psychotherapists & Counsellors Association of WA. Currently, I serve as an Advisory Board Member of ASCA (Adults Surviving Child Abuse) and since 2011 Ive been an Editorial Board member of Virtual Medical Centre and Virtual Psychiatry Centre.

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