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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
Why Tai Chi is Amazing for the Health and Happiness of Older Women
6 months ago

Why Tai Chi is Amazing for the Health and Happiness of Older Women

I have a confession to make. Based on the science, for years I have been recommending Tai Chi to my patients without ever doing it myself. To avoid being a hypocrite any longer, I decided to attend my first ever Tai Chi class…
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What You Really Need to Know About Resistance Training After 60
6 months ago

What You Really Need to Know About Resistance Training After 60

As part of the research I had to do for my upcoming book, I’ve spoken to many experts in healthy ageing. One theme always keeps coming back: resistance training…
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Not Sleeping Well? Here Are 10 Powerful Sleep Strategies from a Geriatrician
12 months ago

Not Sleeping Well? Here Are 10 Powerful Sleep Strategies from a Geriatrician

As a geriatrician, I work with senior patients who suffer from a diverse range of problems, including memory worries, anxiety, pain, diabetes, falls, and more. One symptom many of them have in common is poor sleep. Read More

Why Healthy Gut Bacteria is So Important for Older Adults
1 year 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
1 year ago

5 Nutrition Suggestions for Healthy Aging

I remember when 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

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

Living Well Is the Key to Unlocking Longevity
2 years 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