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The best senior’s health discounts in each state

The best senior’s health discounts in each state

To help you maintain a healthy lifestyle, we’ve put together a comprehensive list of the best senior’s health discounts in your state. Whether you’ve got your eye on a new treadmill, or simply a weekly massage, some of the deals are not to be missed.

New South Wales

Connect Hearing

Connect hearing provides health care advice for hearing loss, hearing loss prevention and hearing aids. They have centres all over the state including Gordon, Castle Hill, St Ives and Tuggerah. For NSW seniors card holders, you will receive a minimum of five per cent off purchases.

Active Seniors Health Centre

The Active Seniors Health club is specifically targeted at meeting the health and exercise needs of over-55s, including strength, flexibility, balance and overall health. They combine exercise, stretching and nutrition to tailor specific programs unique to their client’s individual needs and existing health conditions. To view their list of complimentary health talks, visit their website and look out for their event posts on our Community Catch-ups page. They have centres in both Gordon and Dee why.

Allsalt speech and language therapy

If you’re finding a little less at ease with your words lately, the multi-lingual professionals at Allsalt speech and therapy centre offer services that cater for stroke victims, people with voice disorders and stuttering and those with a developmental disability. You can receive 10per cent off your first visit if you mention your NSW seniors card.  Their main clinics are at Lugarno, Menai and Mortdale, however other mobile service extends throughout the St. George, Canterbury, Bankstown, Eastern Suburbs, Sutherland Shire, North Sydney and Inner West regions of Sydney.

Victoria

Lite n’ Easy

Lite n’ Easy are the well-acclaimed meal delivery service, providing customers with lean. Healthy and nutritious breakfast, lunch and dinners all over Australia. Victorian seniors can also enjoy a 5per cent discount off of their total order.

Essentials in a box

This online store offers Australia’s first boutique range of natural essential oils, massage oils, spray mists and aroma jewellery. Victorian seniors can also enjoy a 15 per cent discount off of their total order.

National Home Doctor Service

Australia's largest network of after hours, home visiting doctors bulk bill all patients with a Medicare or Gold DVA card. They also have a membership program for $59 annually that seniors receive $20 off of. Membership includes a full course of commonly prescribed medications supplied at the time of GP consultation at no cost.

MD Health Pilates

If you’re looking for a way to work out safely, the physiotherapists and exercise physiologists at MD Health Pilates are experts in supervised strength training using pilates equipment. They are located in Kew East and offer a discount of up to 35 per cent for seniors.

Queensland

1300 Smiles

With twenty-three full-service dental facilities in ten major population centres in Queensland, Sydney and Adelaide, it is easy to find affordable, quality dental care near to your home or work. Queensland seniors receive 10 per cent off the gap amount for general dental services.

Cedar Health

Do you want to clean up your diet, but don’t quite know where to start? Cedar Health believes that all Australians should have access to good fitness and nutrition information, regardless of their age or location. Get 15 per cent off our personalised, online nutrition program for healthy ageing with your QLD seniors card. Valid for the length of your membership.

Tasmania

Sinclair’s Fitness Equipment

You may be starting to think that the spare room is the perfect size for a treadmill, or possibly an exercise bike. Working out at home is a great way to assist you in achieving consistent exercise, but equipment can be pricey. Sinclair’s fitness equipment offers a best price guarantee and a 10 per cent discount on any purchase of a machine on presentation of your Tasmanian senior’s card. They even deliver for free state wide.

YMCA

If you prefer to exercise outside the walls of your home, YMCA in Hobart charges just $8 per casual visit for seniors.

South Australia

Anytime Fitness

Gym memberships can be alarmingly expensive – especially if you’re living off the pension. Luckily, participating Anytime Fitness’ offers South Australia Seniors cardholders a generous 25 per cent off a yearly membership.

APRA

The Australian Retired Persons Association focuses on active ageing – the process of optimising opportunities for physical, social and mental wellbeing throughout the life course to extend healthy life expectancy and the quality of the life in older age. If you’re interested in making friends and staying active, they offer extremely low membership rates and have groups all over the state.

Western Australia

Cedar Health

Cedar Health (aforementioned) also offers their 15 per cent discount on personalised, online nutrition program for healthy ageing for those with a WA seniors card. Valid for the length of your membership.

Pharmacist Advice

Sick of spending money antihistamines? Pharmacist Advice chemists have 18 locations in Western Australia and offer a 10 per cent discount for senior’s cardholders excluding prescriptions, prescription, promo lines and glasses.

Northern Territory

Emergency ID Australia

There are many situations where wearing an Emergency ID could save pain, time and even lives. Anyone with a medical condition such as diabetes, Dementia, allergies, epilepsy and many more should consider this important health investment. With your NT seniors card, you can get 20 per cent any purchase on their online store.

National Hearing Care

Achieving better hearing is a journey, and it doesn’t have to be an outlandishly expensive one. The National Hearing Centre offers 10 per cent off selected hearing aid models for NT seniors cardholders.

Bodybar

As the experts at Bodybar put it “one massage a week, keeps the doctor away”. By taking advantage of the 10 per cent discount they have on offer for NT seniors card holders, this dream may be achievable.

Australian Capital Territory

Heartmoves

Developed by the Heart Foundation, Heartmoves helps Australian’s stay active for life by offering a great way for its members to jump back into exercise. Run by accredited exercise professionals specifically trained in managing safe, low to moderate intensity physical activity programs, classes are open to everyone and are suitable for anyone who hasn't done any exercise in a while. They also offer an array of class discount for ACT seniors card holders. Get in quick though, due to a lack of funding the program is winding up in December 2016. 

Specsavers

Glasses can always be a burden on your wallet. Rather than compromising on quality, take a trip to Specsavers when you’re looking for a less costly option. ACT seniors cardholders receive 25 per cent off one pair of glasses when selecting from the $149 range or above. Store location include Canberra Centre, Westfield Belconnen Mall, Tuggeranong Hyperdom and Westfield Woden. Check website for nearest store phone details.

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