Difference between Alzheimer's and dementia

If you’re confused about the difference between Alzheimer’s and dementia, you’ve come to the right place to find out some answers. read more

Christie Cooper
Christie Cooper 10 August 17 Dementia

Becoming mums: Camille and Tenielle's story

Camille and Tenielle Marshall share the joys and challenges of the first thousand days of their parenting journey, as a two-mum family. read more

Christie Cooper
Christie Cooper 31 July 17 Raising children

Taking charge of your work life balance

For many of us, working long hours can feel like a necessary evil. But pushing yourself into overdrive for too long can have a serious impact on your health. We look at what work life balance really means, why it’s important, and how to make the most of your time outside of work. read more

Sarah Rickerd
Sarah Rickerd 15 August 17 Wellness

Work stress: what it is and how to manage it

Work pressure can be a usual part of your job, between meeting tight deadlines, dealing with stakeholders, and trying to juggle it all. But what happens when this pressure becomes too much and results in work stress? We investigate. read more

Madeline Graham
Madeline Graham 15 August 17 Wellness
  1. Difference between Alzheimer's and dementia
  2. Becoming mums: Camille and Tenielle's story
  3. Taking charge of your work life balance
  4. Work stress: what it is and how to manage it

The Blue Room

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.

Caring

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.

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Difference between Alzheimer's and dementia

If you’re confused about the difference between Alzheimer’s and dementia, you’ve come to the right place to find out some answers.  

Christie Cooper
Christie Cooper 10 Aug 17 Dementia
BJ enjoying the waves with his dad and his beach wheelchair Caring

Our NDIS plan: what I've learnt about tackling the first planning meeting

Julie Jones, author of “Have Wheelchair Will Travel” has recently entered into the NDIS to gain extra support for her son BJ, who lives with cerebral… read more

Julie Jones
Julie Jones 09 Apr 17 Stay independent
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What is the NDIS and who is eligible?

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) can be confusing but it’s also an exciting opportunity for many people to receive support which they… read more

Christie Cooper
Christie Cooper 06 Apr 17 Stay independent

Families

From pregnancy to birth, babies and beyond, Families provides helpful information and resources to help you raise healthier, happier children.

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Caution: Reports vitamin B3 could "cure" miscarriage may be misleading

Bupa medical specialists say pregnant and breastfeeding women should be a little cautious before acting on a new study that suggests vitamin B3… read more

Christie Cooper
Christie Cooper 11 Aug 17 Pregnancy
Families

Introducing your new baby to your dog

Your first baby might be hairy, bark at possums and have four legs but when you’re expecting a human baby, how do you break it to your fur child?

Tracy McBeth
Tracy McBeth 02 Aug 17 Babies
Families

Becoming mums: Camille and Tenielle's story

Camille and Tenielle Marshall share the joys and challenges of the first thousand days of their parenting journey, as a two-mum family. 

Christie Cooper
Christie Cooper 31 Jul 17 Raising children

Healthier

If you’re committed to improving your health, Healthier has the information, inspiration and advice to help you reach your goals.

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Taking charge of your work life balance

For many of us, working long hours can feel like a necessary evil. But pushing yourself into overdrive for too long can have a serious impact on your… read more

Sarah Rickerd
Sarah Rickerd 15 Aug 17 Wellness
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Work stress: what it is and how to manage it

Work pressure can be a usual part of your job, between meeting tight deadlines, dealing with stakeholders, and trying to juggle it all. But what… read more

Madeline Graham
Madeline Graham 15 Aug 17 Wellness
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Hearing aid myths

Like mobile phones and virtual reality, hearing aid technology has also made enormous progress, leaping into the future. Here are six of the greatest… read more

Christie Cooper
Christie Cooper 16 Jun 17 Wellness

Manage & Recover

Manage & Recover provides information and support to help you or a loved one with a heart condition, cancer or diabetes.

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The "why not" decision which could have saved my life

The Head of Brand at Bupa is counting his lucky stars, after a free work skin check uncovered a hidden ticking time bomb.

Christie Cooper
Christie Cooper 29 May 17 Cancer
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If I had to do chemo again

Breast cancer thriver Jenni Eyles takes us back through her chemotherapy journey, and shares her eight top tips on how to cope with chemo, and how to… read more

Jenni Eyles
Jenni Eyles 02 May 17 Cancer
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How to love and style your body after cancer

Breast cancer thriver Jenni Eyles helps women learn to love their new bodies after surgery or cancer treatment, and shares her styling tips to help… read more

Jenni Eyles
Jenni Eyles 02 May 17 Cancer

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