Importance of future planning

As we age, a lot changes in our lives. It is things such as our bodies and minds that begin to change and as these things begin to change, the rest of our life does too. It is extremely important that as we age we don’t refuse to change with our minds and body. In order to do this, things such as our homes and the things we like to do have to change. This isn’t to say that they are changing...

Garden tips for July

Once again, with the start of a new month there is a new list of things for you to get on with in the garden while the weather is great. The RHS have released their July tips to make sure that you have a beautiful and productive garden this summer. The tips are as follows; Check clematis for signs of clematis wilt Care for houseplant while on holiday Water tubs and new plants if dry, but be water-wise Deadhead...

More mature models!

Fashion is such a diverse industry, with constant changes in style and color but now in the models that they use. You may remember seeing problems with the lack of plus sized models used in the fashion industry. This is an ongoing problem that is still a hot topic and is yet to be solved with a similar issue with older models. Brands recently had given up with advertising to the older generations and...

Is there more to passports?

For years we have thought of passports as nothing more than a little book that proves who we are, allowing us to travel abroad. What if there was more to this little book than meets the eye. In the past, this wasn’t the case. Passports were seen as much more of a luxury and were definitely not something that everyone could have access to. Passports not only allowed travel but allowed safety.This...

Do you use a smartphone?

There is a common misconception that over 50s don’t like their phones or any tech for that matter. There is now new proof that this isn’t the case. A recent study has shown that 9 out of 10 over 50s love buying a new smartphone. As over 50s, we use our phones for many different things with 49% of over 50s using their mobile phone daily, the most popular reason being texting. Over 50s are...

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...

Gardening

Gardening Creating a garden requires a lot patience, acceptance of the conditions imposed by nature as well as good sense of humor and resilience. One thing common about all gardens is that they all have walls .It may be a screen wall or a retaining wall, boundary wall or maybe just the walls of a water feature or a raised planter. These walls are the skeleton of gardens and how they look is of great...

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,...
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