Author Archives: OPSO

he Older People Speak Out Media Awards for 2016 – 2017 are now open for nominations. The 2016 – 2017 national OPSO Media Awards are for nomination of items featuring positive coverage of Seniors and their issues, published or broadcast between the 3rd October 2016 and 26 September 2017. Entries close 29 September 2017 – late […]

The Older People Speak Out Media Awards for 2015 – 2016 are now open for nominations. The 2015 – 2016 national OPSO Media Awards are for nomination of items featuring positive coverage of Seniors and their issues, published or broadcast between the 3rd October 2015 and 26 September 2016. Entries close 26 September 2016 – late […]

The Winners of the Older People Speak Out (OPSO) Media Awards were announced at an Awards Ceremony held on the evening of 16 November 2015 at the State Library Auditorium, Brisbane Queensland. The Winners of the 2014-2015 OPSO Media Awards are: National Awards Best coverage of Aged Care – All media (metropolitan) – $1000 and […]

The Older People Speak Out (OPSO) Media Awards were held on the evening of 16 November 2015 at the State Library Auditorium, Brisbane Queensland. In the Life Times Special Edition Media Awards Newsletter 2015, Val French, President of OPSO explains the reasons why we have the OPSO Media Awards. “We do so to encourage journalists to […]

A survey of sleep patterns and habits by the Sleep Health Foundation has revealed consumption of caffeine and alcohol increases steadily with age. As a result, people aged over 55 are waking an average of 2.5 times each night, disruptions that affect sleep quality. The findings are concerning given older people naturally have a more […]