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'I gave my husband a kidney, but didn't foresee the outcome'

Three days before I gave my husband Deano a kidney for Christmas 2014, I received an email from a psychology...
Kim Kelly
23 Jul
Michael

'How I stop my greatest fear dominating my day-to-day life'

It’s an interesting question isn’t it, as to what one’s greatest fear might be? As a parent, it’s the thought...
Michael Grogan
23 Jul

'Inside I'm still the person who danced all night at parties'

Okay, I might have lost bits of me – hair falls out, teeth disappear, marbles appear to be rattling and not...
Jacqui Lee
22 Jul
Michael

'When I was growing up, I wondered what a nervous breakdown was'

When I was growing up, if someone was ill and were away for a while, I was always told they...
Michael Grogan
22 Jul

'Why the same movie moved me so much, 50 years later'

  ‘I will not cease from mental fight, Nor shall my sword rest in my hand Till we have built...
Andris Heks
22 Jul
Michael

'I thought retirement would be boring. I was wrong!'

There were times when I used to think retirement might border on boredom more than anything else. Instead, retirement bring with...
Michael Grogan
21 Jul

These 10 questions will help you survive the modern workplace

The future of work and careers is … disconcerting for 50-plus workers. The scope of job functions, where work is...
Starts at 60 Writers
20 Jul

'I finally got rid of self-doubt and changed my life in my 50s'

I had, in my younger years, a rather preconceived idea about what life after 50 and into my 60s would...
Starts at 60 Writers
20 Jul

Rules: Made to be obeyed, or made to be broken?

Recently my wife, a close male friend and I visited a licensed club here in Sydney, of which club we were...
Brian Ellis
19 Jul

Marcia Hines' amazing 47-year stint in the Aussie limelight

Read about Marcia Hines’ early life here. In 1980, Marcia Hines’ fourth studio album Ooh Child was released and, like...
Benjamin Hill
19 Jul

'I save cash on clothes with easy, old-school sewing skills'

Change it, adapt it, and think laterally – those old-fashioned ideas are key to making a limited wardrobe a whole...
Jacqui Lee
18 Jul

Older workers bring plenty of ideas to the table. Here's why

Does professional and life experience – also known as ‘wisdom’! – have value when it comes to big ideas and...
Starts at 60 Writers
17 Jul

How Marcia Hines won Australia's heart with her beautiful voice

Marcia Elaine Hines was born on July 20, 1953, in Boston, Massachusetts, and was singing deep soul gospel and Catholic...
Benjamin Hill
17 Jul
Michael

The lengths I go to to stay healthy and cheat death

There is a lot to be said about the old saying “use it or lose it.” It’s so true as...
Michael Grogan
16 Jul

How finding the right diet turned my life around at 70

  Life was not looking so hot when I turned 70 last year despite the fabulous low-key birthday celebration with...
Judy Williams
16 Jul
Michael

'My **** has dementia': What it's like to live with ED

One of the drawbacks to ageing is the increase in medical issues that seem to arise. As we age, we...
Michael Grogan
16 Jul