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Insomnia and Menopause

Is insomnia ruining your life?  Are you battling with insomnia and menopause? Below Tanya Clark has some heplful advice … Insomnia affects 61% of women who are either peri-menopause or menopause and…

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Ageism – Are Women Invisible After 50?

Below, Naomi Woodspring writes about ageism, age and beauty, baby boomers and wonders if just women are invisible after 50! Ageism! At 59, I had my first obvious experience of ageism….. it…

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Stop Falling Over

Are you tripping up all the time? Wondering how to stop falling over? Are you a carer for someone who’s forever falling over? Don’t let a fall get you down!  Here are…

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Burial or Cremation?

The decision whether to go for a burial or cremation is the single biggest worry for relatives needing to arrange a funeral. Apparently 34% of us would struggle to know if they…

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Exercising as You Get Older

Types of Exercises for Older Adults The way people talk about exercise, you’d think it could cure anything at all; it’s been proven to reverse physical decline, protect your brain, improve your…

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Too Embarrassed To Wear Hearing Aids? Try The Signia Styletto!

It’s hard to believe that huge numbers of people are too embarrassed to wear hearing aids!  However new research from Signia  has shown that over half of people who need a hearing aid…

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Loneliness In The Over 50s

Below, Teal Swan writes about loneliness in the over 50s.  She explains how loneliness, as time goes on, needn’t be inevitable … Loneliness in The Over 50s The world today is obsessed…

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The Gig Economy

If conventional work – even if you are working autonomously in an environment that gives you a sense of personal control – isn’t what appeals, then the opportunities provided by the glistening…

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Why Is Meditation So Good For You?

Meditation and mindfulness are very much the buzzwords of the moment.  So why is meditation so good for you? Here’s what Paul Joseph has to say: Why is Meditation so Good for…

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Keep Earning In Retirement

Tim Drake writes about about how you can keep earning in retirement … Earning money gives you an opportunity to re-think a lot of things. But first of all it’s worth deciding…

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?