Here’s Why You Should Call Your Grandparents

Here’s Why You Should Call Your Grandparents

Loneliness amongst the elderly – pick up the phone and call your loved ones today The prevalence of Social Isolation and Loneliness amongst the elderly in the UK is regularly ignored even with its detrimental effects on a person’s mental, emotional and physical health. Loneliness and a lack of social connections can lead to depression, sleeplessness and an increased risk of developing Dementia. The damaging effects of loneliness do not stop here – loneliness increases mortality…

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Video Games for Baby Boomers – Redefining “Gamers”

Video Games for Baby Boomers – Redefining “Gamers”

A List of Video Games for Baby Boomers – Who Are Redefining the Category of Gamers If I ask you to describe a typical video gamer of today, many of you will come up with an answer like, “a child or a teenager sitting in front of a computer screen disconnected from the world around him/ her.” But, you may be surprised to know that this is a wrong answer. While many of us believe…

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Theme Parks Are Not Only For Children

Theme Parks Are Not Only For Children

With 50 being the new 30, Theme Parks Are Not Only For Children. If anyone ever says to you that theme parks are only for children, stop them right there because they are wrong. Theme parks are for all those people whether teens, adults or baby boomers, who love to have some fun and want to keep their lives filled with excitement. People who are over 50 can get some extra dose of thrill and…

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Healthy eating tips – not just for the over 50s

Healthy eating tips – not just for the over 50s

Its never too early to follow these healthy eating tips. The recipe for staying healthy as you age is really simple and you need only two ingredients for that. One, regular exercise, and second, a balanced diet. A balanced diet means having meals which are fresh, healthy and contain a combination of various essential vitamins, minerals and other nutrients. With these two simple practices, you cannot only maintain your age but also build resistance against certain…

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Must-do holiday destinations in retirement

Must-do holiday destinations in retirement

Our selection of must do holiday destinations in retirement. Two types of elderly exist all over the world. The first are those who think retirement brings their social and active life to an end. On the other hand, the second type constitutes those who consider retirement as a window that opens up a whole new world for them. People with the latter mindset do not fall victim to the increasing age and minor health issues…

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How to maintain & enhance your natural beauty

How to maintain & enhance your natural beauty

Tips to maintain & enhance your natural beauty and age gracefully. Ageing brings several natural changes to our bodies, both internal and external, that are inevitable – be it our health, strength or our beauty. However, the same way we can prevent certain diseases and health issues with proper care and a healthy lifestyle, we can also maintain our outer beauty. While there are several surgical procedures available to get rid of the signs of…

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Movies Senior Family Members Would Enjoy

Movies Senior Family Members Would Enjoy

Film Night – an ideal activity for senior family members. Everyone loves entertainment but finding entertainment activities for senior family members can be difficult due to variety of reasons. First off, a large number of activities are geared towards the young generation, and second; many seniors cannot participate in activities that involve moving around because of their health issues and limited mobility. However, a movie night is something that every senior would love and enjoy….

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Apps For Seniors That They Should Learn To Use

Apps For Seniors That They Should Learn To Use

What are the must have apps for seniors? Today’s digital world in not only highly connected, but large numbers of smartphone applications have simplified even difficult tasks like finance management, staying fit and healthy, and have brought daily tasks like shopping a mere click away. Along with the that, the huge array of entertainment apps makes sure that we have access to our favourite activities during leisure time. However, all these modern developments are largely…

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Buying your dream home in France

Buying your dream home in France

How to successfully find and buy your dream home in France. Buying a home in a different country is often daunting; yet investing in a French property is the preferred choice for many.  With over 170,000 expats living and working in France, they have found their own French dream. France is one of the world’s most popular tourist destinations, and it’s no wonder why; with Paris being one of the most romantic cities in the world,…

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Caring for the elderly – Carer or Caring?

Caring for the elderly – Carer or Caring?

Caring for the elderly – Carer or Caring, that is the question? Everyone likes to believe that they are a caring person and I would hope that is a fact and not a belief. The full definition of care is as follows, effort made to do something correctly, safely or without causing damage things that are done to keep someone healthy and safe etc things that are done to keep something in good condition   I…

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