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Our Generation published an article in the Winter 2022 edition, Outsmarting the scammers, which generated an incredible response. One reader contacted the lawyer interviewed, who specialises in financial scams, and a year on he shares a truly surprising outcome.
Post-pandemic, and with cost of living on the rise, Australians of all ages are embracing regional living more than ever. Kevin and Janetta Moloney from Channel 9’s Logie-winning show Travel Guides tell Our Generation how they made the ‘tree change’ from the inner-city and haven’t looked back.
Patting a dog, stroking a cat, pottering in a garden, or having a chat with a child—these are just some of life’s simple pleasures that we often take for granted. But what if you are in aged care and they’re simply out of your reach? Our Generation finds out.
A new trend of decluttering called Swedish death cleaning is not as morbid as it sounds. In fact, it can mean the re-birth of sentimental possessions long forgotten. Learn more about what this method can do for you.
Just one ticket, purchased last minute and in support of National Seniors Australia, was all it took for a lucky winning couple who will be hitting the road in their brand-new campervan to visit family across Australia.
Since selling its first teddy bear in 1993, Tambo Teddies has gone on to become a household name across Australia. From its inception, the brand has been on a journey of growth. Now celebrating 30 years, co-owner Alison Shaw says things are only looking up.
Former foster carer, outdoors junkie, and lover of music and festivals. Our Generation gets to know National Seniors Australia’s new Community Engagement Manager, Karen Furnivall, who is supporting branches and engaging with the community about the organisation’s work.
National Seniors Australia communicates about all manner of issues affecting older people from travel to housing, money, and food. However, one topic rarely approached in any depth is the proven health benefits of intimacy and sexuality.
Two years on from the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety, the Aged Care Taskforce is reviewing funding arrangements to ensure they are fair and equitable, to create a safe and high-quality system. What will it mean for you?
In July, the pension age increased to 67, but it could have been much older. National Seniors Australia’s Chief Advocate, Ian Henschke, tells how the pension age came about and the way forward for future improvements.
Senior Policy Advisor Sue McGrath is committed to older people’s voices being heard and responded to in government policymaking. Here, she tells Our Generation readers a little about herself and her valued role at National Seniors Australia.
Cost of living continues to rise, with 2022’s $10 lettuce still fresh in our minds, if not in our crisper. Here’s a novice gardener’s guide to growing your own produce, whether you have a garden or a patio.
Continuing to work in paid employment, or as a volunteer, can help keep you mentally and physically, plus the extra cash from a paid job is a godsend in these times of rising costs.
Looking for something to do this Spring? There is plenty to celebrate in every state and territory. Here's some of the best events happening across the country to make sure you get out and about.
What do you know about hay fever, concussions and MS? What are your health priorities? Get a spring into your step with these health and wellness tips and lots of helpful information.
We’ve almost moved on from using cash, and even card spending is becoming a thing of the past with the rise of cash transaction apps like PayPal and Afterpay. Here's what you should know about using them.
In our ever-changing, technology-driven world, it can be hard to keep up. In this article, we look at some new tech options that are great solutions for older Australians when it comes to staying safe and living well.