Can men get breast cancer?

With Breast Surgeon Dr Mary Ling Breast cancer in men is a rare disease, but it is often more advanced at diagnosis compared to breast cancer in women.  Why? Because many men do not realise that “breast cancer can happen to a bloke”. And men can also be notorious “doctor dodgers” who delay acting on …

Coast gets its first locally owned fully bulk billed radiology centre

Ace Radiology is a fully bulk billed radiology clinic based on the Central Coast. Established early this year, Ace Radiology has now expanded, with imaging clinics in Lake Haven and Tumbi Umbi, NSW.  The clinic is locally owned and operated by passionate Central Coast doctors who understand the importance of affordable quality imaging services and …

Ken Duncan’s – Walking in the Wild Exhibition from November 14

Ken Duncan Gallery is proud to announce the release of Ken’s long-awaited book, Walking in the Wild. And, to celebrate, we are hosting a new exhibition featuring many stunning new wildlife shots, along with your all-time favourites.  Ken’s Walking in the Wild exhibition will be on display at his Central Coast Gallery from November 14. …

Is aged care confusing?

MORGANS FINANICAL LIMITED The good news is we are living longer, which may give you more time in retirement to tick off your bucket list. But at some point, you might expect to slow down and take things easier. Therefore, you may need help around the home or with some of your daily needs. You …

How to dress a Christmas tree like a professional

We all want to decorate the perfect Christmas tree with baubles, ornaments and lights all perfectly co-ordinated in a festive but stylish theme. In reality, however, it’s easier said than done. Decorating a Christmas tree is no mean feat, especially for the perfectionists among us, but if your home is your pride and joy and …

Gout – ouch!

by Diana Arundell Gout occurs more commonly in males and is one of the most common inflammatory joint diseases in men over 40 years. If women do get it, it tends to be post menopause when estrogen levels decline resulting in a reduced excretion of uric acid and possibly exacerbated by lifestyle changes such as …

Older Sex – best you ever had?

by Sarah Tolmie OK Boomers! Are you getting your ‘sexy’ on? Forget about a COVID baby boom…what better generation to be having a cuddly cupid COVID than the original generation of the sexual revolution. In fact, the boomer generation is looking younger, feeling younger and acting younger than any generation before them. And even though …

Looking after your physical and mental health during a pandemic

by DR GEORGIA PAGE. MBBS, FRACGP, BSc (Biomedical) This year has certainly been a challenging one due to the COVID-19 pandemic, especially for our older population. Social isolation has not only affected our mental wellbeing, but also our physical health, with disruption to our regular health checks and healthy lifestyle routines.  It is difficult to …

Sun safe makeup & Beauty hacks

by Sam & Jordi Woods – VIBRANT CONCEPTS These days, many more of us are getting outdoors to socialise, explore, exercise and embrace the beautiful lifestyle our coastal suburbs have to offer. With a rise on outdoor activities, our time in the elements has increased, therefore, we are exposed to more sun, wind and salt. …

Road safety for older drivers

NSW road crash data shows that people aged 75 years or over are three times as likely to be killed in a crash than people in their 20s. This risk increases for people aged 85 or over, who are at least four times as likely to be killed. To stay safe on the road it …