February garden tips

As we are now in February there are some specific garden tips that will make sure you are ready to make your spring garden as beautiful and productive as possible.  First of all its coming into the season to get your vegetable patches prepped and ready and whether providing, plant some seeds under cover. As there is still chill in the air it is worth protecting the blossoms you may be getting on your...

Trips for you and the grandchildren

As the weather begins to get better, it is inevitable that the grandchildren are going to want to go on days out. Deciding where to take them can be a tough decision, so here are a few of the top places to take your grandchildren this spring and summer. Alton towers in Staffordshire is a theme park full of rides and attractions for children of all ages. Varying from calm enjoyable rides and attractions...

Tips for an easier retirement

There are simple ways in which you can make your retirement far more relaxing. These simple steps will make sure you can sit back, relax and enjoy your retirement. You will probably already have a plan of what it is you want to do with your retirement it all comes down to whether or not you have planned for the right things. As you will know, money is a massive factor that impacts what you can do whilst...

Over 50s holiday special

Our friends at Holiday Resort Unity, who offer a variety of touring and camping holidays, have come to us with a great deal that we know you are going to love. The over 50s holiday is for touring or rental caravans providing you with low cost accommodation with the added benefit of daily activities and entertainment every night. Touring prices are £10.90 per night for 11 nights, renting costs are...

Themed Holidays – Yee Ha!

Howdee Partner! If you like Country Music and Line Dancing why not try a Country Music & Line Dancing holiday at Holiday Resort Unity. Holiday Resort Unity offer great value holidays in Somerset which include a Country Disco, Live Entertainment and Line Dancing.  It’s a great way to relax and meet new people. The Line Dancing holiday is running from the 24th of February until the 27th....

Smoking among over 50s

It is becoming less common to see people smoking in public, this is due to the new laws that have been made in regards to smoking. The effects smoking has on your health is horrific it causes a plethora of diseases including cancer! With 55.9% of over 50s in the UK smoking it is clear that something must be done. Smoking not only causes problems for the people who partake in the habit, it also effects...

Jogging benefits your fitness and happiness

As an over 50 it is easy to just think that sitting back and relaxing is the way forward, this can be a dangerous attitude if it is not changed. With the risk of diseases and illness rising as we hit this age bracket it is important not to sit back but to stand up and do something! Simple exercise such as jogging, significantly improves health if it is done regularly. This doesn’t mean you have...

Divorce rates going down

It was beginning to be a pattern that in the over 50s bracket, divorce was becoming more and more common. However, this is changing rapidly. With recent studies showing that divorce rates have dropped to the lowest they have been in 40 years! Not only this but the period of time people are staying in a relationship before divorce is an option, is on the rise as well. This is all good news for over...

Car insurance price hike

In recent years the price of car insurance for over 50s has risen by around a third. Considering the relatively cheap insurance prices before this is a big price increase. This is seen to be unjust by many as the amount of serious accidents over 50s are in has not risen in the past ten years! This may not be the case however. The number of over 50s in the UK population has risen significantly, this...
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