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...

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...

Garden tips for June

As we enter June the RHS have again given us their best hints and tips to help make the most of the garden this summer. With extra light and warmth as we enter the summer months you will notice sudden bursts of growth encouraged by this change in weather. Here are your tips for June 2017; Hoe borders regularly to keep down weeds Be water-wise, especially in drought-affected areas Pinch out sideshoots...

Motorhome holiday offer

Another brilliant offer from Holiday Resort Unity is their Motorhome break deal! Holiday Resort Unity offer a brilliant price for a holiday that is sure to offer both excitement and relaxation. If you own a motorhome, they offer you a site in which you can park up, enjoy the evening entertainment and use other facilities such as their bar and their eatery. All of this is available for just £10.99...
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