Eco-Friendly Spaces

Eco-Friendly Spaces: Workplace Inspiration from Around the World With a growing awareness of environmental issues, and businesses being held to ever-higher ‘green’ standards, we’re beginning to see more and more workplaces developing eco-friendly buildings. Here are just a few examples of some of the most inspiring we’ve found… The European Union Intellectual Property Office, Alicante (Spain) The...

Holiday Advice for the Savviest Over 50s

From travel insurance to holiday reviews and mobility aids, there’s more to planning your holiday than picking your destination. But fear not, because all the advice you need is right here… Whether you’re tempted by a last minute deal or you’re dreaming of a coach trip, cruise or trip abroad, here’s how to prepare yourself for your holiday, so you can truly relax when you get there. 1. Realise...

Do you miss the past?

A recent study shows that half of people over the age of 50 prefer how their life was in the past to how it is in the present. Having more time on our hands is a possible reason for this. Being able to sit and reminisce about how simple life was before is something that leads to people feeling this way. No worry of work and very little responsibility. Playing out with friends, getting in trouble,...

Is there pressure to look young?

Recently a new trend has emerged among over 50s. More and more people are looking to undergo surgery or treatments in order to stay looking younger, according to a study by The Sun. Whether this be with Botox injections or going under the knife one quarter of over 50s asked have gone through these procedures. The Sun believes that this is the case due to pressure from other people to look good and...

Reasons Adults Still Fear the Dentist

Reasons Adults Still Fear the Dentist Visiting a doctor’s office of any kind can bring a wave of fear and anxiety to just about anyone, but a trip to the dentist often invokes a debilitating feeling. Many adults avoid regular dental check-ups for years or even decades because the thought of sitting in the dentist’s chair is simply too much to stomach. Preventative care helps individuals detect...

Reducing Varicose Veins with the help of Compression Stockings

Reducing Varicose Veins with the Help of Compression Stockings Varicose veins are a common medical issue affecting millions of adults each year. Bumpy, bulging veins gnarled beneath the skin can cause more that a cosmetic frustration, given that some individuals experience mild to severe pain and discomfort when veins begin to malfunction. Individuals with varicose veins may fight with ongoing swelling,...

Creating Better Outcomes with Same Day Hip Surgeries

Creating Better Outcomes with Same Day Hip Surgeries More than 75,000 individuals in the UK experience a hip fracture each year, due to the fragility of the bones that takes place as people age. Hip fractures often require hip replacement surgery – a major procedure that is only recommended after physiotherapy or pain relieving injections are attempted. Having a successful hip surgery gives older...

Firms to hire more over 50s

Recently over 50s who are looking for work feel that even though they may offer more experience and skill in the work place. That younger candidates are being chosen over them. This is why firms such as Aviva, Barclays and Atos have pledged that they are going to be hiring more and more over 50s as they feel that this age discrimination is unfair. This is a good sign for over 50s and is possibly a...

Are you going to continue working?

Recent studies have shown that over 50s are deciding that it is a good idea to keep working beyond the state pension age. Over 50s have found that it is easier and that they feel far more comfortable knowing that they have saved enough to ensure 100% that they are going to be able to do exactly what they want to do in the ir retirement. Other reasons that were found include that it gives them something...
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