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Stocking the cupboards

Written by Kathy Lawrence Stuff happens, and sometimes your parents won’t be able to get out to the shops as often as they’d like. Here are a few ideas of items worth keeping stocked up in their cupboards and freezers for the difficult days. In the cupboards Tins and tins of soup Long-life ready meals […]

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5 reasons to retire overseas

Written by Rebecca Lenton For many older people retirement is a chance to travel, see the world and seek out more agreeable living conditions. With around 180,000 pensioners currently living abroad the appeal seems high among people our parents’ age and older to make the move overseas. Whether emigrating on a short or long term […]

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Is it time to hang up the car keys?

Giving up driving is one of the most significant milestones in an older person’s life. It’s not surprising that so many are reluctant but as children worried for their safety and that of others on the road we may need to use our persuasive powers. Jill hasn’t been to Zumba for a few weeks. She’s […]

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