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

Retiring in Portugal vs the UK

Collaborative Post When you decide to stop your full-time working life and retire, it is an opportunity to revaluate what is important to you, a point at which you can take back full control of your life. It is likely that your children are independent, your mortgage paid off and your retirement lump sum yours […]

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How to spend free time at weekends with seniors

Despite the numerous calls on our time, including the pressures of work, there are many benefits of spending time with our seniors. Connections allow us to build and foster strong relationships. Your older family and friends will greatly benefit from spending time with you. Just discussing your experiences and perspectives and listening to their perspective […]

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How to Continue Making Money During Your Retirement

Collaborative Post There’s undoubtedly a private pension shortfall in the UK, with a recent report revealing that more than £1 billion worth of this may be the result of repeated human errors and overly complex withdrawal rules. With this and the rapidly dwindling state pension directly impacting retirees throughout the UK, it’s becoming apparent that […]

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Ways of Protecting the Environment When Removing Garden Waste

Collaborative Post A garden is a beautiful place. It can be a place of relaxation, creativity, and exercise. However, it also can produce great amounts of waste that need to be disposed of responsibly. As the autumn progresses, homeowners will want to begin cleaning up their gardens and yards. While putting away flowers and raking […]

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How to help elderly parents navigate their daily bathroom routine

In collaboration with Showerbuddy There are few daily routines quite as personal as using the bathroom. Privacy during bathing or using the toilet is part of maintaining our dignity and privacy. When someone experiences a loss in mobility, they are often required to rely upon others to manage such activities. Living with our elderly parents […]

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Five Countries for Retirement Travel

Retirement allows seniors to travel and get to see the world. This is the ideal time to see places that you’ve always dreamt of visiting. We live in an age where travel has become very accessible – even if the pandemic has put travel on hold for now. But once the world has opened up […]

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Why should you refurnish your home during retirement?

Collaborative Post Often a place where ywe’ve raised a family and created many fond memories over the years, our family homes are sacred. From the bricks and mortar to the furniture within it, we’re often very fond of our humble abodes. However, once you’ve reached retirement age, what was once a modern family home may […]

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Knowing when it’s time to stop driving

Collaborative Post Driving gives you independence and autonomy over your day-to-day life. However, at some point, you have to give up driving – whether it’s to old age or a health condition. There is no legal age in the UK for when you must give up driving. It is your responsibility to monitor your health […]

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