Your Say: challenges facing seniors

April 1, 2016
What is the major challenge facing local seniors? Loneliness. If you’re an independent person like me, you don’t want help but you need it. I’m an old hippie, so I want more art courses and […]

Freedom from Youth

April 1, 2016
Age is still considered by many to be limiting, yet retirement often emerges as the most liberating period of life. Hannah Craft spoke to two Inner Westies who have embarked upon extraordinary journeys in their […]

Wisdom before Innovation

April 1, 2016
Is it any coincidence that NSW Youth Week is preceded by Seniors Week? Well, they do say ‘age before beauty’, but I prefer to think of it more as ‘wisdom leading innovation’… in other words, […]

Long life loving

April 1, 2016
“No one has sex over 35! Everyone knows that!” An elderly gentleman told me recently. I blinked and looked to see if he was joking but he wasn’t! No one else in the room laughed, […]

Giveaways – 279

April 1, 2016
HOW TO ENTER: To enter any of our giveaways, just email us at info@ciaomagazine.com.au and let us know you’re reading online. Please include your name and address so your prize can reach you, as well […]

What’s On – 279

April 1, 2016
12th Annual Sydney Comedy Festival It’s that time of year again – the Sydney Comedy festival is back, delivering over 200 comedic performances to have you clutching your sides and weeping with mirth. There are […]

Movies – 279

March 31, 2016
2016 Spanish Film Festival If you’re on a good thing, do it again! Last year the always wildly popular Spanish Film Festival opened with Spain’s biggest ever box office hit, A Spanish Affair, and quick […]

Things we love – 279

March 31, 2016
While there has been a move to improve exercise initiatives for our local seniors (for example, the construction of senior-friendly exercise equipment in public parks), one of Ciao’s favourite programs is Marrickville Council’s Tai Chi […]

Inner West Whispers – 279

March 31, 2016
Let them eat cheesecake – pretty vacant – confused Italian • NSW Premier Mike Baird made an unsavoury comment last week opening the newly refurbished Pasticceria Papa, Haberfield’s most famous shop. The appearance was bittersweet […]

Bay bitch: Upgrades

March 31, 2016
On reading the notice “Bay Run – Timbrell Drive Upgrade”, ironically hung on yet another of the ugly wire fences that have become a blight on the Bay Run and actually the whole of the Canada […]
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