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A life with no teeth - Fred's story

Thu 27 Sep 2018

Fred is a senior who lives frugally from one week to the next on his disability pension. His health had been declining for many years. He has several chronic health issues including diabetes, bad arthritis and pain in his arms and legs. But the thing that affected and bothered Fred the most was...

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9 tips on looking after your dentures and your mouth

Thu 27 Sep 2018

Dentures are moulded to fit to your mouth, but they can feel uncomfortable for a few weeks as you get used to them. A little soreness can be expected as well, but it can be hard to work out if what you're feeling is normal or not.

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2 roles available at Inspiro Health

Tue 25 Sep 2018
Since the beginning of the year Inspiro has listed and filled over 30 new roles. If you'd like to receive our job advertisements first click here. We currently have listed two new positions, one is a facilities manager and the other an occupational therapist. If you haven't heard of us before,...
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Government must support community health to meet community needs

Fri 21 Sep 2018
In the lead up to the Victorian election, the Victorian Healthcare Association, together with the state's 29 community health services, is calling on the next government to better leverage and support community health services to meet the needs of our clients and communities.
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5 reasons why homelessness is getting worse in Victoria

Fri 21 Sep 2018

Tonight 116,427 Australians will be homeless. 8,200 of these people will be sleeping rough on the streets, not including those in crisis accommodation, sleeping in cars or doing it tough elsewhere. Every day, 250 people are turned away from crisis centres across Australia.

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How to make a delicious, healthy meal from canned food or leftovers

Thu 20 Sep 2018

We’re talking canned goods and leftovers today. I love the convenience of canned goods, and also the ability to use ingredients that you have in storage and might have to throw out otherwise. I also hate wasting perfectly good leftovers, and lets be honest, we all do it from time to time.

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Chia, fruit and green health smoothie

Fri 14 Sep 2018
Green breakfast smoothie from Sam. This is my favourite smoothie combination for taste and health. I love the combination of chia seeds, fruit, lean protein and vegetables - and the great thing about it is you can't taste the vegetables - plus I feel a lot less guilty about my other eating...
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Recipes

4 Yarra Ranges recreational projects set to cost $21.65 million dollars

Fri 14 Sep 2018
Four big recreational projects costing a total of $21.65 million dollars are underway or about to begin in the Yarra Ranges, and with funding assistance announced by the Victorian Government we can look forward to making use of them much sooner!  With very high rates of obesity in the Yarra...
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The 5 biggest health concerns of Aussie women

Fri 7 Sep 2018

Jean Hailes, one of the most respected organisations in Australia for Women’s Health recently surveyed 15,262 women aged 18 years or older in Australia this year to find out their greatest health concerns, practices and needs.

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Chill and chat alcohol and drug peer support group

Fri 7 Sep 2018
Chill & Chat is a casual peer support group that meets on the first Wednesday of the month to hang out, share stories and support and to go on adventures in and around the local Belgrave area- movies, morning tea, BBQ, walks, visits to galleries etc. Peer support is a valuable tool in which a...
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Dietitian approved sin free lasagne

Mon 3 Sep 2018

 This is a healthy, delicious lasagne - perfect for the colder months, perfect for families and perfect fussy eaters.

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