Walking holidays for the over 50s

Walking holidays for the over 50s

Walking holidays for the over 50s. We are all made aware and the health professionals confirm that walking a little each day is all the exercise we need to continue to enjoy and maintain a healthy lifestyle and improve our overall health. Osteoporosis, a disease characterised by a decrease in bone density which leads to bones weakening, staggeringly affects 30 percent of women and one in twelve in the over 50’s age group. In the over 40’s…

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Over 50s – tomorrow’s adrenaline junkies

Over 50s – tomorrow’s adrenaline junkies

Over 50s – tomorrow’s adrenaline junkies when it comes to holidaying. That’s right – increasingly silver surfers are turning their backs on more traditional holidays and indulging in expeditions one might expect from their younger offspring generations. Activities such as wave surfing, snowboarding and a whole host of other action packed adventure holidays have replaced the traditional package tour. Many of the current generation of over 50s are choosing holidays in search of a thrill, according…

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Top Ten Tips: How to Save Money on Household Bills

Top Ten Tips: How to Save Money on Household Bills

Top Ten Tips: How to Save Money on Household Bills. With rising fuel bills and food prices, and low interest rates, it can be difficult to make ends meet, especially for pensioners. But with just a small investment of your time, you can actually make very large savings on your household bills. And with pensioners spending a higher proportion of their income on fuel, household bills and food than people of working age, there has never…

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HAVE YOU MADE A WILL? WHY YOU SHOULD

HAVE YOU MADE A WILL? WHY YOU SHOULD

HAVE YOU MADE A WILL? WHY YOU SHOULD Why it is important to make a will. It is important for you to make a will whether or not you consider you have many possessions or much money. It is important to make a will because: if you die without a will, there are certain rules which dictate how the money, property or possessions should be allocated. This may not be the way that you would have…

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What to do if you have a Fall in a Public Space

What to do if you have a Fall in a Public Space

What to do if you have a Fall in a Public Space. Having a fall in a public place, whether it’s in a park or on a pedestrian crossing, can result in a wide variety of different injuries. You could break your wrist, or you could even have a serious, life-altering injury. If you’re thinking of making an injury claim for the injury you have suffered in a public space, there is a certain protocol that you…

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Buying jeans ranking high on the stress-o-meter

Buying jeans ranking high on the stress-o-meter

Buying jeans ranking high on the stress-o-meter. Hitting the shops to track down a pair of perfectly fitting jeans is more stressful for over 50s women than buying a house. According to new research from Female First, more than 67 per cent of ladies aged 50 plus reported that buying jeans was by far their most stressful activity. Meanwhile, 43 per cent of those said that pushing through a property purchase faded in comparison to the stress…

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Battlefield Tours – Relive Iconic Moments in our History

Battlefield Tours – Relive Iconic Moments in our History

Battlefield Tours – Relive Iconic Moments in our History If you’re a history buff and the idea of spending your entire holiday roasting on a beach in Spain doesn’t sound like your cup of tea, you might be interested instead in battlefield tours, which have become quite popular over the last few years. For those who have a keen interest in history, these battlefield tours, whether they’re World War I tours or World War II tours, are guaranteed…

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Hazards in the Home which can be avoided

Hazards in the Home which can be avoided

Hazards in the home which can be avoided. Although house insurance is vital for any homeowner, no one wants to have to make a claim against it. The purpose of house insurance is to protect an owner’s financial interests in the event of situations that could not be avoided. Those that can be averted should be. This means taking a critical look at the layout and contents of your home in order to eliminate hazards that may cause…

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The benefits of downsizing

The benefits of downsizing

The benefits of downsizing. With the economy suffering the way it is, undermining pensions and changing the way you thought your life was going to be in your autumn years, it probably comes as no surprise that a lot of people are advising in favour of downsizing. Indeed, the advantages of downsizing for people in your position can be numerous. It may seem like something you don’t want to do, but difficult times call for appropriate…

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Spend 3 Months In The Sun, Save Money and Benefit Your Health!

Spend 3 Months In The Sun, Save Money and Benefit Your Health!

Spend 3 Months In The Sun, Save Money and Benefit Your Health! Going for holidays has always been associated with physical, emotional, and intellectual health, but what if I say taking winter holidays will also help you maintain your financial health? Would you believe me? Seeing the change in the energy policy of the government, and rising price of heating up your home in winter, travel for the elderly people in winter could be one…

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