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Backyard composting

Feeding the soil in the yard is the key to any successful garden and compost is one of the best ways to feed your soil. Compost adds nutrients, helps conserve moisture and increases worm activity – creating a strong and healthy garden.   WHY COMPOST Its a free way to re-use your household waste and..Read More

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Fighting Stroke Together: reducing risk and recognising the signs

Original article from COTA NSW Sign up to their newsletter today, click here –   In Australia, Stroke is one of the biggest killers. According to the AIHW, it kills more women than breast cancer and more men than prostate cancer [1]. In addition, suffering a stroke is more common in older age groups..Read More

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Check out our COTA Insurance crossword and sudoku puzzles by clicking on the image below to download your copy.        

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Looking after yourself after a loved one dies

When coping with the death of a loved one, it is important to remember to look after yourself. Grief can be a difficult and complex emotion to process. It’s normal to experience a wide range of emotions from sadness and anger to guilt and in certain circumstances, even relief. You need to make sure to..Read More

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Sun and skin protection tips this summer

Did you know that Australia has one of the highest rates of skin cancer in the world? Every year, there are over 2,000 people that die from skin cancer in Australia. This disease is almost entirely preventable. By following these sun and skin protection tips you can easily and simply reduce your risk of developing skin cancer.  ..Read More

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How to Write a Eulogy: Tips and Advice

Writing a eulogy can be one of the most challenging tasks you may ever have to do. It’s a way to honour someone who has passed away, but also to share with others their story and the impact they had on your life and others. If you have been asked to write a eulogy, it’s..Read More

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How to Enjoy the Little Things in Life

Life is full of little moments that can be enjoyed, and it all starts with having the right mindset. Many may consider these enjoyable moments to be bigger things like an exciting new job or promotion, annual holidays, or a special occasion, however if you put all your energy into these ‘main events’ you can..Read More

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Staying Connected in Retirement

Retirement is a wonderful time to relax, enjoy life, and pursue hobbies and interests that may have been put on hold during your working years. However, retirement can also be a time of loneliness and isolation, especially if you don’t take steps to stay socially connected. Social connections are vital to our health and wellbeing,..Read More

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Keeping Informed on Scamming

Scams are on the rise, and they are getting more sophisticated than ever before. It’s important for everyone to stay informed on the latest tactics used by scammers so that they can protect themselves and their hard-earned money. With the rise of technology and the internet, scammers can easily target anyone, no matter their age,..Read More

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Elder abuse – know the signs

World elder abuse day was June 15th, the main day in the year when the world voices its opposition to the abuse and suffering inflicted on older people. Your partner, your friend, your parent, or family member may be a victim to elder abuse, which can come in many forms and be hard to spot…Read More

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