Beyond deep water running Last year, I retired from full time work and started to exercise. Back in August, I shared my new deep water running adventures at the Palm Beach Aquatic Centre. I continue to “tread water” every Tuesday morning. I love the workout and feel very virtuous that I have braved the pool… Read More Exercise – beyond deep water running
Nouveau retiree – in deep water! I have been retired from my paid job for three weeks. I thought I’d share some of my adventures with you and also some links to free and low-cost activities. Palm Beach Aquatic Centre On Tuesdays (and if I wished, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays), I attend the Palm… Read More Deep water running, anyone?
The birth of the Classic Women blog A big thank you to the of you who have followed Classic Women over the past six months. In January 2017, I took a trial break from my paid job. I launched the blog, Classic Women. My qualification??? I love writing. I know about being a 50+ year old woman.… Read More The birth of Classic Women and my story (of transition to retirement)
HRT shortage in Australia Recently, the SMH reported that a key pharmaceutical company had experienced an interruption in its supply of HRT dermal patches. This resulted in a shortage in Australia. One lady explained the treatment is critical to her wellbeing. It relieves her of savage menopausal symptoms such as vomiting and painful migraine headaches.… Read More How long should we use HRT?
There are many conditions that will lead to painful heels and plantar fasciitis. Find the reason for your pain; our orthotic innersoles are designed to treat the cause of heel pain. This is a quick solution you can apply to your existing shoes! Source: Getting Pain in Heel of Foot? Find your solution | Docpods… Read More Getting Pain in Heel of Foot? Find your solution | Docpods Explains
WOULD YOU LIKE TO SHARE YOUR STORY OF TRANSITION? Please contact me by signing up to this blog (see boxes below) or via the Classic Women FB page. Introducing classic woman, Lisa and her transition to retirement. Lisa is having fun experimenting with a range of past times. She has many interests, and is open to exploring more. I… Read More Another Classic Woman story. Introducing Lisa Raimondo – woman in transition.
What are telomeres? Recently, I wrote about how our telomeres shorten as we age – or conversely, we age as our telomeres become shorter. Telomeres are the tiny ‘caps’ that book-end our chromosomes, preventing them from becoming damaged or tangled. While our understanding of why and how they make a difference, in simple terms, longer telomeres are good. How can… Read More How to keep your telomeres long
Disadvantaged Aussies Did you know that the Therapeutics Good Administration prevents Australian companies from promoting the medical benefits of assistive technology? This makes it difficult for people to make informed choices about aids that will make life easier. Have a look at this article by the Community Care Review, which is a conversation with UK-based… Read More Assistive technology will improve the chances of older people staying home
What are international experts saying about controlling the ‘visible signs’ of ageing? Are you interested in TV ads about this cream or that serum to minimise the ‘visible signs’ of ageing. But what is going on in the research into ageing? The Irish Times recently reported that doctor and author Sara Gottfried has reversed the… Read More Can we control the ‘visible signs’ of ageing?