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When a spouse retires: How a marriage needs to adapt

What happens in a marriage when one partner retires and the other doesn’t? Here’s advice on how to negotiate the inevitable changes to your relationship.

The power of connection: why keeping in touch is great for your health

The evidence is overwhelming: human beings need connectedness to thrive. We look at the science behind why being connected is so good for you.

Caring for parents and kids: the sandwich generation during coronavirus

Caring for ageing parents and children can be challenging. With COVID-19 and lockdowns adding an extra layer of complexity, how can you look after yourself and your loved ones — without burning out?

Downsizing for retirement: What to consider

Downsizing your family home to allow for a more simplified way of life is no small feat. Here are some important factors to consider when looking to downsize

Beyond the Green with Barrie Lester

Barrie Lester has partnered with Apia to create a series that encourages our community to perfect their lawnbowls skills, with techniques and trade secrets to encourage living a healthier life.

How to set up your home office

There are a few essential considerations when it comes to creating the perfect home office setup. Here’s how to make the most of your space.

3 reasons why keeping fit is important as you get older

Why playing sport not only enables you to stay fit and active, it also keeps you connected to local community & friends.

5 simple steps to a clean pantry

A pantry clean-out shouldn’t be a painful task. Here’s how to ditch that “out of sight, out of mind” philosophy in five easy steps.

How to keep your heart healthy

You shouldn’t have to slow down in retirement. But in order for you to go with all your heart, you must have a healthy one! Here are simple ways to improve your cardiovascular health.

Why making yourself a priority is a must

Simple ways, and reasons, to put yourself first! Read more for expert tips on practising and prioritising self-care.

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Together, helping people to stay in the place they love

The Guide to Living Well is a useful resource that helps you to develop a plan for growing older well.

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Five Good Friends and Apia, together helping families plan for future care needs, through education, advice and support.

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