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We share tips, ideas and tools for making home and garden care easy and enjoyable

How to help your loved ones make the most of online shopping

Collaborative Post Online shopping is a great experience and an excellent service, which can make your life easier. Unfortunately, not all older people can safely work out online shopping, even though the convenience of online shopping would be incredibly useful to them, especially if they have any mobility issues. So, to help you inform your […]

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British Rail train sale

If you feel ready to let the train take the strain, Trainline is taking part in a rail fare campaign, offering up to 50% off for a limited time. And don’t forget you can also buy Senior Person railcards, giving you discount to many rail fairs.

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Top Holiday Ideas for Retired Friends

Collaborative Post Now that you’re retired, there’s no more waiting for your annual vacation leave to explore the world with friends. You can leave anytime you wish, with no need to worry about work responsibilities at the end of your trip. But the question is – where should you go? Check out these top holiday […]

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Becoming more tech-savvy – 8 tips for seniors

Collaborative Post Today’s world is being drastically changed by technology. And, while younger generations have been brought up with emerging tech, it can be difficult for seniors to understand and use the increasing range of devices and gadgets. Of course, you might be aware of how activity monitoring technology can improve elderly people’s quality of […]

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Why it’s never too late to make your travel dream a reality

Collaborative Post Travelling isn’t just for the young. Before the pandemic hit, we were seeing increasing numbers of older people biting the bullet and travelling to the destinations they had always dreamed of seeing. Now the pandemic is slowing, it’s the perfect time to start planning your travels. After all, we’ve all had time to […]

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A wealth of classic films on a TV or browser near you

Films are like music. They can take you right back to the time and place where you first saw or heard them. For many, those are happy memories, well worth revisiting. Talking Pictures TV has been screening classic film and television on Freeview, Youview, Sky and Virgin channels since 2015. It’s been offering memory joggers […]

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What plants are the easiest for elderly gardeners?

Collaborative Post There are many joys that gardening can bring us, and after over a year being stuck in lockdown it’s no wonder this outdoor pastime is becoming more and more popular. Recent research has found that almost 3 million more of us have taken up gardening this year as a result of lockdown. A […]

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