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About Kate Gregorevic

Dr. Kate Gregorevic is a geriatrician and PhD candidate. Her research interests include frailty, healthy aging and illness recovery. She loves sharing the latest evidence-based healthy living tips specific to women in their sixties and beyond. Kate has three children and relaxes with yoga. Visit her website at www.elderhealthaustralia.com
Latest Posts | By Kate Gregorevic
6 Key Lifestyle Changes You Can Make Today to Cut the Risk of Dementia
2 months ago

6 Key Lifestyle Changes You Can Make Today to Cut the Risk of Dementia

One of the most positive stories to come from recent large population studies is that the risk of developing dementia is decreasing. Dementia will still affect around one third of people aged 85 and older, but up to a third of dementia cases can be prevented with lifestyle changes. Read More

5 Common Questions That a Geriatrician Is Asked About Dementia
2 months ago

5 Common Questions That a Geriatrician Is Asked About Dementia

Dementia is one of the most feared diseases in the world. It is now incredibly rare to find someone whose life has not been touched by this disease, whether it is a parent, friend, sibling or spouse. Read More

What Causes Osteoporosis and How to Increase Bone Strength As We Get Older
4 months ago

What Causes Osteoporosis and How to Increase Bone Strength As We Get Older

When we think of bones, we think of off-white, hard, stiff and unchanging objects. However, our bones are very much a living and dynamic tissue. They provide the structure of our bodies that enables us to move. Read More

Why Living Your Life with Passion and Purpose Is Good for Your Health After 60
6 months ago

Why Living Your Life with Passion and Purpose Is Good for Your Health After 60

Life is a sequence of transitions. We start as children at school, perhaps attend college, start careers, take time out of a career to care for others, perhaps start a new job and eventually transition out of paid work. Read More

Why Healthy Gut Bacteria is So Important for Older Adults
7 months ago

Why Healthy Gut Bacteria is So Important for Older Adults

Imagine a rain forest teeming with life. All around are trees reaching seemingly to the sky, monkeys swing through the branches, vividly coloured birds shout noisily to each other, butterflies flutter by flowers, wire haired pigs snuffle in the dirt, underneath our feet tree roots form a dense mat. Read More

5 Nutrition Suggestions for Healthy Aging
9 months ago

5 Nutrition Suggestions for Healthy Aging

Last year, Jane Fonda proudly announced that she had put on some weight, and that she was looking better. She said growing up, she was told it was a choice between her ‘ass or her face,’ but now she’s getting complements on both. Read More

Living Well Is the Key to Unlocking Longevity
10 months ago

Living Well Is the Key to Unlocking Longevity

How many times have you made a split second choice that contradicts a long-term plan: Stayed in bed instead of going for that walk to improve your fitness? Eaten the cake when you are on a diet? Read More

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