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...

Can I move home while in negative equity ?

Can I move home while in negative equity? Any time a property is worth less than the mortgage taken out on it, it is classed as being in negative equity. There is usually only one conceivable way that this happens, and that is as a result of falling house prices. It’s estimated that at least half a million properties in the UK may be in negative equity, and some areas are affected far more than others....

A new career? Why not!

As we enter the age bracket of over 50, it seems that we gain a mutual feeling that this is the end of our working life. For some this will be welcome news, for others they will be thinking well what am I going to do now. I’m not talking about going out and applying for another managerial role or full time position. I’m simply talking about a small self made career for example selling your...

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

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,...
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