Why Flu Jabs Are Important For the Elderly

Why Flu Jabs Are Important For the Elderly

Why Flu Jabs Are Important For the Elderly, and When They Should Get Them. The official NHS Seasonal Flu Jabs campaign starts 3rd October 2015 Flu (influenza) is a highly infectious illness that spreads rapidly through the coughs and sneezes of people who are carrying the virus. The information on this page is only about seasonal flu. Flu symptoms hit quite suddenly and severely. They usually include fever, chills, headaches and aching muscles. You can…

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How Social Proof Can Help Make Better Buying Decisions

How Social Proof Can Help Make Better Buying Decisions

Thanks to the rise of online shopping, it’s really never been easier to order the things we want and have them delivered right to our door. But this simplicity of sale can sometimes come at a cost. For example, with some websites giving only a smattering of information about the product, it’s very easy to click that ‘Buy’ button without truly knowing all of the item’s pros and cons. That’s where the new-fangled concept of…

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The Poverty Line – the real issue

The Poverty Line – the real issue

The Poverty Line – the real issue. Ambling through any major town or city, the first thing you notice is the number of well dressed people hurrying along on their business and being totally unaware of all that is around them. We see all manner of shops offering discounts with everything from so called cheap holidays, fashion accessories and the like all the way through to massive billboard posters which are offering the latest development…

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5 Easy-to-Pick-Up Hobbies in Retirement

5 Easy-to-Pick-Up Hobbies in Retirement

5 Easy-to-Pick-Up Hobbies in Retirement. Before heading into retirement, many people simply can’t wait to have all the time in the world to do whatever they like. Sometimes, however, once they actually get there they can find themselves at a loose end. With so many possible options it’s easy to end up doing, well, nothing! That’s why having hobbies in retirement is so important – and there are plenty out there that are a cinch…

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Jumpers for goalposts – the good old days?

Jumpers for goalposts – the good old days?

Jumpers for goalposts – the good old days? When I was a small child life seemed to be so much easier and straight forward. Dad went to work early each morning on his walk to work to do his 12 hour shift at the local mine or factory. Just like every other Dad. We never got to say goodbye and have a great day. Mum got us up for school, after already having been up…

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Frank Bruno admitted to hospital with bipolar disorder

Frank Bruno admitted to hospital with bipolar disorder

The boxing legend Frank Bruno has voluntarily been re-admitted to hospital after suffering a devastating relapse in his bipolar disorder battle. Bruno, who has been sectioned three times in just over the last decade went after a severe bout of depression. It is credit to Frank that he was able to assess himself to the point where he accepted that once again he needed professional help in his fight, but how many other people you…

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The rise of the SKI set – SPENDING the KIDS INHERITANCE

The rise of the SKI set – SPENDING the KIDS INHERITANCE

The rise of the SKI set – SPENDING the KIDS INHERITANCE. Today’s over 50s are more likely to be bungee jumping in Borneo than playing bingo in Blackpool. The rise in those opting to go globetrotting rather than squirreling away pennies for the children’s inheritance is skyrocketing, so much so that they’ve sparked their own acronym the SKI set. The SKI or ‘Spending the Kids Inheritance’ set are flying in the face of the archaic…

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Live in homecare offers rewards, flexibility and job satisfaction

Live in homecare offers rewards, flexibility and job satisfaction

Looking for a new career path? Live in homecare offers rewards, flexibility and job satisfaction. Changing career in our forties, fifties, or older is something that often thought about, but increasingly tough to do. Family situations change, we might be ready for a new challenge or yearning to move away from the 9-5 office job. We might be years away from retirement, but still want the satisfaction of using our skills, while benefiting financially, but…

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