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Discussing ideas to make the transition through retirement a good one for our parents now and ourselves later

4 Effective Hacks for Downsizing Your Home

Collaborative Post When you reach a certain age, living in a massive home doesn’t suit your needs. The kids are gone and it’s only you and your partner, so what’s the point of big, spacious rooms? A smaller property is much more feasible, which is where downsizing comes into play. However, downsizing effectively isn’t as […]

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The Perfect UK Bucket List

Collaborative Post The current lockdown measures mean that our opportunities for travel are close to nil. No lockdown lasts forever, however, and there will come a point where we’re once allowed to get out and about for recreation. This relaxation is sure to come about gradually, with domestic travel being allowed before international travel. With […]

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Travel in later life: why it is still a good idea

Collaborative Post We all need (and deserve) a holiday every now and then. And that doesn’t change when you’re older. Just because you may be retired and live a life of leisure, there are still plenty of reasons to go on holiday. Travelling in later life is really no different to any other point in […]

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Perfect locations to enjoy a relaxing break in the UK

Collaborative Post Enjoying a relaxing break doesn’t have to mean travelling to far-flung exotic locations. It doesn’t even have to mean getting on a plane. The joy of a ‘staycation’ (a holiday in the UK) is that you can hop into the car and arrive at your holiday destination in a matter of hours. There’s […]

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How elderly people can stay busy at home

Collaborative Post There are times in life when our parents need to stay in more. But whether they’re at home with family, share life with a live-in companion from a trusted care provider such as Country Cousins, or spend more time on their own, there are plenty of activities available to keep mind and body […]

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Why it’s the perfect time to invest in your hobby

Collaborative Post If you have been longing to try something new – such as taking part in a different fitness activity, signing up for a language course or trialling some recipes – now is the perfect time to do so. After Coronavirus was recorded late last year in China, it has swiftly spread across the […]

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Tips for travelling with incontinence

Collaborative Post Travelling with urinary incontinence, faecal incontinence or double incontinence can be stressful.  You have no certainty that you can get to the bathroom in time when you don’t know where that bathroom might be.  The thought of leaving your home and facilities might be too much, stopping you from taking that journey that […]

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