Over 50s fitness fanatic

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As the new year approaches over 50s are suddenly becoming fitness fanatics! The realization that fitness can be achieved at any age is something that more people are coming too, allowing for more and more people to spend time on getting fit. Fitness is something that can be added to any ones routine its does not necessarily entail heavy weight training or a daily trip to the gym. It can be going for...

Why over50s can play online games

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Why over 50s can play online games? A few decades ago, people over 50-year-old and youngsters alike were not that much acquainted to technologies such as the internet and computers. And online gaming was not really part of the activities that most people used to practice. However, today the internet is easily accessible and widely used by people of all generations, while computers and mobile devices...

A Home Test Paves a New Path for Early Diagnosis of Dementia

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A Home Test Paves a New Path for Early Diagnosis of Dementia Part of the aging process is the slow decline of brain function, also known as cognitive impairment. Just like other aspects of the body, the mind changes with each passing year which often results in forgetfulness or increased strain in completing thought processes. While mild forms of cognitive impairment are common, more serious cases,...

The Top 5 Health Conditions for the 60 Plus Crowd

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The Top 5 Health Conditions for the 60 Plus Crowd Advances in the medical field have made growing older less of a daunting experience for many adults, with many living well into their 80s and 90s without serious health issues. Unfortunately, the natural process of aging comes with some inevitable changes that lead to conditions that directly affect your health and well-being. While you’re thinking...

Do you prefer rural or city living?

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  The desire to move away from the buzz of Britain’s big cities and into rural areas, most commonly villages, is becoming a growing trend it seems. The Housing Futures report conducted by Strutt & Parker shows that more than 20% of people planning on moving would prefer to live in a village, making it possibly the most popular type of location to up stakes and move to. The South East, South...

Did retirement mean renovation to you?

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Studies show that over 50s are far more likely to begin renovating their houses after they retire. When you retired did you begin renovation on your home? The study showed hat 8/10 people began renovation on their homes after giving up their jobs. There are many reasons as to why this could be the case, one reason is that the home being renovated is going to be their home for the rest of their life...

Thinking about marriage?

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There is a common mentality that if you aren’t married as an over 50, its too late… Rubbish! It is never too late to get married. Your wedding is said to be one of the happiest days of your life, how could it ever be too late to experience that. The average number of brides over the age of 50 has risen by 48% in the last decade alone! If this isn’t proof that you too can find love,...

Do you accept all advice given to you?

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Recent studies show that over 50s are becoming increasingly susceptible to pension scams. Considering that most over 50s are now somewhat computer literate it is strange that we are seeing such an increase in the number of cases for pension scams. One of the main reasons found as to why more and more over 50s are falling into the hands of these criminals is that they are ignoring advice that is being...

What do you spend your pension on?

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A recent study shows that over 50s around the UK are spending on average 27 million pounds a day! far exceeding the expectations of politicians. The recent implementation of George Osbourne’s pension freedoms scheme has given anyone aged over 55 much more freedom with what they are spending their pension on. Some of the main reasons for over 50s spending their money as soon as it is accessible...
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