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6 Ways to Show Appreciation to Your Parents

Collaborative Post Over the years our parents have nurtured, guided and supported us. Wanting to show appreciation through our actions can seem difficult, and telling them how grateful is sometimes challenging to put into words. However, there are ways to show appreciation to your senior parents by giving your time, your assistance and a listening […]

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How to Stay Healthy and Well as You Age

Collaborative Post Getting older can be a challenging time in your life but it doesn’t have to be, with the right approach and mindset. You can take actions that will keep you healthy and well as you age and you experience changes to your life and schedule. There’s a lot that still remains in your […]

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4 Old Age Health Issues You Don’t Have to Fear

Collaborative Post Are you worried about your health as you get older? You’re not alone and it’s true that there are certain health issues that can become more problematic as you age. However, there are lots of other health issues that you don’t need to panic about. They don’t even have to impact your quality […]

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Self-care advice for family caregivers

Older people often need additional assistance to enjoy their lives, especially those staying at home through their golden years. For family members, it is both an act of love and a pleasure to enable our relatives to retain as much independence as possible, but that doesn’t make caregiving any easier. Here is some helpful self-care […]

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What shall we do about Christmas?

At this time of year I would normally be pointing to our invaluable posts about how to get through Christmas with a houseful of guests and minimum stress, especially if your guests include those living with dementia. This year anxiety comes in very different ways. Who to have in our bubble? How to manage a much […]

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Helping Your Parents Enjoy Their Retirement

Collaborative Post There are different cycles we go through when it comes to the relationship we have with our parents. When we’re younger, they look after us. When we’re older, it becomes more of a friendship. And then when they’re older, we have to do our bit to make sure that they’re happy and living […]

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Is buying a home a terrifying prospect?

Collaborative Post Many people have all kinds of goals in their life. From their career to their personal life, the concept of having “made it” or “succeeded” in life is something that can often be intensely personal and specific. However, there are few things in life that better represent having reached a level that you […]

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Tips on choosing a ring as a symbol of eternity

Collaborative Post When you’re choosing a ring, the harmony between the everyday life of jewellery and its expressiveness is important. There are thousands of different designs, such as wedding bands, solitaires, signet rings, white and yellow gold, with or without stones.  How can you choose the most attractive ring at a suitable price to last a lifetime? […]

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Don’t Make These Mistakes When Planning Your Retirement

Collaborative Post Planning your retirement can feel like a gargantuan task, but it’s one that must be done. It’s never too early to start planning your retirement, especially if you have big goals and ambitions that you’d like to live out. However, there are a few mistakes that you should avoid when planning if you […]

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