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Best Places for a Staycation this Year

Collaborative Post The coronavirus pandemic has taken international travel off the table for many of us. The risks are just too great, and the likelihood of being quarantined after you’re returned from overseas is enough to give you a second thought or two. Fortunately, the UK is brimming with destinations that we might visit instead. […]

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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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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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Earning Money From Home As You Get Older

Collaborative Post There is no denying that the Internet has opened up the door to a wealth of different opportunities for people today. One of these opportunities is being able to make money from the comfort of your own home. This can be especially beneficial for older people who may not be as mobile as […]

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