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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…

What Is Narcissism?

What is Narcissism? Since the election of a certain orange-faced man in The US, there has been an upsurge in…

Over 65s Are Not As Lonely As You’d Think!

We often hear of the connection between loneliness and the elderly.  However, a recent BBC report revealed that young people…

Sherwood Hideaway Luxury Lodge Staycation

Mr and Mrs 50 Plus have just returned from a luxury lodge holiday at The Sherwood Hideaway in Sherwood Forest.…

Lifetime Learning – You’re Never Too Old To Learn!

Below our resident optimist Tim Drake writes about The Autonomy of Learning and Lifetime Learning … We are fortunate to…

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Over 50s Erectile Dysfunction

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Who Says Getting Older Means Growing up?

Cathy Johnston tells us why it’s important to keep active in retirement … Thinking back to those younger days, the…

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?