At 53, I became a surrogate mother to my daughter’s 2 children, a carer to someone with a severe disability, and a person who felt completely alone in the world. But, I soon realised, I wasn’t alone at all. read more
As the season of long weekends is almost upon us, many people decide to use this time to take the family camping. Here are five tips that may make camping with kids a little easier. read more
Welcome to The Blue Room. Whether you’re raising a family, trying to improve your health and wellbeing, caring for an ageing loved one, or living with a health condition, you’ve come to the right place. We have information you can trust, and real stories to help inspire you to live a longer, healthier, happier life.
If you’re getting older or caring for an ageing loved one, Caring provides advice to help you stay at home longer, make informed decisions about care, be happy, engaged and socially active.View all Caring
Kristy Trajcevski opens up about what it’s like to live in her uncooperative body. The 35-year-old with cerebral palsy is now working to give choice… read more
“It’s time to find ways to be inclusive, and bring disability out into the open.” Bupa Therapy, a new centre for people living with disability, has… read more
It can be hard to know whether a loved one is still safe to drive on the roads but being aware of when they should stop is an important part of… read more
From pregnancy to birth, babies and beyond, Families provides helpful information and resources to help you raise healthier, happier children.View all Families
Jade Heinstman has a lesson for us all with her approach to living with a disability and not letting it hold her back from reaching her goals.
As the season of long weekends is almost upon us, many people decide to use this time to take the family camping. Here are five tips that may make… read more
If you’re committed to improving your health, Healthier has the information, inspiration and advice to help you reach your goals.View all Healthier
If you brush your teeth twice a day, for “two minutes”, there’s still a good chance you could be getting it wrong. Bupa Dental’s Executive Clinical… read more
Recovering from a stay in hospital can feel a whole lot more manageable when you’ve got a good support network around you. Here are a few ways you… read more
If you’re recovering from an operation, you could be trying to cope with pain, sleeping problems, and new medications to remember to take. But one of… read more
Manage & Recover provides information and support to help you or a loved one with a heart condition, cancer or diabetes.View all Manage & Recover
At 53, I became a surrogate mother to my daughter’s 2 children, a carer to someone with a severe disability, and a person who felt completely alone… read more
In 2015 my wife Teresa lost her decade long struggle with Cancer. My apologies for the drama from the get go but there really is no other way to… read more
One mum shares what having an eight-year-old son living with type 1 diabetes is really like – for her, for him and for the whole family.