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Amazing Ways Grandchildren Can Improve Grandparents’ Health

Dr James Brown from Channel 4’s Old People’s Home for 4 Year Olds, revealed how spending time with the grandchildren…

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Win Signed Copies of ‘The Courageous Witness’

MrandMrs50Plus have teamed up with City Fiction to give you the chance to win a signed copy of ‘The Courageous…

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Techniques to Help Stop Worrying At Bedtime

Below sleep expert and mental health nurse Jane Bozier tells us how to stop worrying at bedtime … Sleep is…

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Thinking About Retiring Abroad?

Is retiring abroad as popular now as in the past?   It seems that, global issues are causing retirees with plans…

How Animals Talk

Just like humans, there is such a thing as pet body language!  And of course animals talk!  It’s just not…

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Are We Seeing The Death Of The Gravestone?

The way that people want others to remember them after they die, is changing. Far fewer people now want a…

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Dealing With Family Conflict After Death

Having to deal with family conflict after death of a loved one is the last thing anyone needs at such…

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Better Self Care – Look After Yourself

Below, Ellen Bard writes about better self care and how to look after yourself….  After all we all need a…

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Over 50s Age Discrimination

Four in 10 over 50s have experienced age discrimination! It really does seem that 50 plus ageism is on the…

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Revealed: The Dark Roots of Western Meditation

Below Susan Shumsky reveals the dark roots of Western meditation … With the popularity of the Netflix series Wild Wild…

Life

Over 50s lifestyle? Pretty much the same as someone of 49 really! 50 is just another birthday, isn’t it?! cactus pots

It would seem not though when you look at the way marketing is always targeting young people.

Once our children have left home, we tend to have a bit more money to spend on ourselves and our home.  Mr and Mrs 50 Plus have more money to spend on making our homes look just right. We don’t have to buy three pairs of children’s shoes every year, for starters!

Over 50s lifestyle has never really been seen as aspirational unlike the 20-something Instagrammers making everything look so perfect.  However we are the people spending the most money on cars, holidays, our houses and ourselves.

Our lives as we get older are about enjoying ourselves, being happy and healthy and enjoying our down-time. Yes we think about pensions and health insurance and all that malarkey.  However we are generally more relaxed and less stressed than when we were younger. And why not?