Eating well and being physically active are important as you get older to help you stay healthy and strong.  This website includes key information about eating well and being physically active for older people.

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Latest News

  • Seniors Week 16 Oct 2019

    This week is the 22nd annual Seniors Week. The theme for this year is ‘Connections’.  Find out more about Seniors week, how you can get involved and how to get older people connecting to their local communities.

  • Spring has sprung! 02 Oct 2019

    It’s that time of year when the days are starting to warm up and the flowers are in bloom. As we all start to defrost from the Tasmanian winter, we look ahead to what this new season brings.

  • Preventing Malnutrition 01 Oct 2019

    This week is Malnutrition Awareness Week.

    Malnutrition is a major health problem for older people. Do you know the warning signs?

  • Finger foods for dementia 16 Sep 2019

    This week is Dementia Action Week, which aims to raise awareness of dementia and the issues associated with it. People with dementia may struggle to eat well for many reasons.

  • Eating well on a budget 06 Aug 2019

    It can feel hard to eat well when you’re on a budget. Other things like bills or medicine can often take priority over groceries. Take a look at these ideas on how to be thrifty and still eat well.

  • Winter Warmer 19 Jun 2019

    Winter has arrived in Tassie! The days are shorter and the nights are cooler. Here, we take a look at the produce that is in season and how you can cook up your own winter feast.

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