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The power of lifelong friendships: Two best friends share their story

Two lifelong friends, who met as young girls and are now grandmothers, reflect on how important their friendship has been.

Bringing back the fun: why a good time is so good for you

Laughing not only feels great — it does wonders for your mind and body, too. Here’s how to introduce a little more fun into your life.

Calm, cool, collected: The art of meditation

The benefits of meditating are endless — and it’s never too late to start. Here, a guide for beginners.

Why weight training is so good for older Australians

Weight training can be one of the most beneficial forms of exercise for the over 50s. Learn why – and how you can lift your game.

How to recognise if you have carers’ burnout

When you’re caring for someone else, it’s important to take care of yourself, too — but recognising that you may need help isn’t always easy. Here’s what to look out for.

Apia is proud to partner with Golf Australia

Did you know Apia are a proud major partner of Golf Australia? Whether you’re just starting out or a seasoned golfer, there’s a space for everyone to play.

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

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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.