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Take up golf to boost health, balance: panel

Playing golf is good for your mental and physical wellbeing and can add years to your life, but experts say too many people are missing out. An article published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine on Sunday said evidence ...

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Jump in complaints lodged to aged care body

Australia’s current aged care complaints body has seen a 23 per cent increase in the number of issues raised. The Aged Care Complaints Commissioner’s 2017–18 Annual Report was tabled in Parliament on Friday by Minister for Senior Australians and Aged ...

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Public consultations open for Royal Commission scope

A broad range of views will help determine the scope of Australia’s aged care royal commission, according to Minister for Senior Australians and Aged Care Ken Wyatt. The government is in the process of determining the terms of reference for ...

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Cost of forced early retirements laid bare

After a lifetime of working, Alison Park had planned to retire by her late 50s with her mortgage at least mostly paid off and with ample choices as to how to spend her hard-earned cash – including on travelling. But ...

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