On the Coast – Over 55 Issue 26 I November/December 2018 - Page 4

Editor: Simone Evans simone@seniorsonthecoast.com.au contents Art Director: Debbie Elliott debbie@seniorsonthecoast.com.au Printing: Spotpress Pty Ltd – 9549 1111 Publisher: Phone: 4325 3393 Debbie Elliott – Ph: 0421 026 915 Simone Evans – Ph: 0413 186 431 trading as Kidz on the Coast ABN 66 765 066 257 12 6 The Link Between Obesity, Exercise & Breast Cancer 8 From here to maternity 54 Hills Street, North Gosford 2250 10 A vision of health Distribution: Presstrans Pty Ltd 12 Menopause – three stages of Cover: Ingimages.com Contributors: Sam Woods, Jordi Woods, Dorian Mode, Lydia Thorpe, Dr Mary Ling, Sarah Tolmie, Dr Robyn Stevens, David Fletcher, Diana Arundell 14 that ‘stage of life’ 14 Memory and cognitive decline Warranty & Indemnity Advertisers and/or advertising agencies upon and by lodging material with the Publisher for publication or authorising or approving of the publication of any material INDEMNIFY the Publisher, its servants and agents against all liability claims or proceedings whatsoever arising from the publication and without limiting the generality of the fore-going to indemnify each of them in relation to defamation, slander of title, breach of copyright, infringement of trademarks or names of publication titles, unfair competition or trade practices, royalties or violation of rights or privacy AND WARRANT that the material compiles with all relevant laws and regulations and that its publication will not give rise to any rights against or liabilities in the Publisher, its servants or agents and in particular that nothing therein is capable of being misleading or deceptive or otherwise in breach of Part V of the Trade Practices Act 1974. The views expressed in Seniors on the Coast are not necessarily those of the editor or publishing staff. While every effort has been made to insure accuracy of the information in this publication, no responsibility will be accepted by Seniors on the Coast. No part of this publication may be reproduced without permission of the publisher. 16 Sapphire Coast is a real gem 20 Are you ready to feel good? 16 22 What’s going on? 26 Choosing a residential aged care service 29 What’s on Welcome to Seniors on the Coast Simone s 18 This morning, I waved off our Mis m as she embarked on her first HSC exa ! with a belly churn starting at my toes She smiled as she drove off, being le strong and brave and ready to tack ers head on, whatever those english pap threw at her. I'm astounded at her over strong work ethics and dedication I the past year and am so proud that could burst! I started thinking back to her first day y of school ~ it was her sixth birthda I n't! and she was so ready and I so was her smiled and waved as her kindy teac led the class away from us and then Debbie cried my heart out in the car. I've always been that parent who never wanted school holidays to end, the her crazy one who would much prefer . else babes with her than somewhere Our Now life is changing again for us. ily Miss 21 is almost ready to fly the fam e coop as uni finishes and the big wid its world of working opportunities awa ol and our Miss 18 is ending her scho re in career and starting a new adventu her chosen degree. I'm excited for them so but change is hard, especially after clan. many years together as a tight knit 13 My saving grace is that our Master is still home, still needs mum's taxi still service to his sporting pursuits and not doesn't mind hanging with me. I'm ! that uncool yet.....but it will happen Simone