Age Life Balance focuses on enjoying a rich, satisfying and balanced life today, with an eye on tomorrow.

Funeral plans – planning with the end in mind

This is the second of three blog posts on the topic of Estate Management. I’m certainly no expert in this field but I’ve been very interested to learn more about it. My blogs have been inspired by the charismatic Julian Bright from Bright Insight Ltd, a firm of estate planners. Today’s article is on Funeral [...]

By |2019-07-17T20:06:03+00:00July 17th, 2019|Articles, Practicalities|0 Comments

Lasting Power of Attorney – can you afford not to?

It’s been a while since I wrote anything related to Practical Matters within Age Life Balance. Over the next weeks I’ll be publishing several blog posts on the topic of Estate Management. I’m certainly no expert in this field but I’ve been very interested to learn more about it. My blogs have been inspired by [...]

By |2019-07-11T14:14:19+00:00July 11th, 2019|Articles, Practicalities|0 Comments

Make-up to turn up my brightness

Last week, for the first time in my life, I learned how to apply make-up. I’m not saying I’ve never used make-up before, I have and I do, but I’ve never actually learned how to apply it before. I attended a make-up class for one, led by the delightful Mary Blackhurst Hill of House of [...]

By |2019-07-08T05:27:24+00:00July 3rd, 2019|Articles, Youthfulness|1 Comment

Everybody’s Free (To Wear Sunscreen)

I heard the amazing Baz Lurhman "sunscreen" song on the radio last week.  I cannot believe this dates back to 1999 – maybe showing my age, here! It brought a smile to my face. It still sounds good 20 years on and contains some great advice for living. Maybe because it’s much more poignant to [...]

By |2019-06-19T18:07:47+00:00June 19th, 2019|Articles, Words of Wisdom|0 Comments

Are you getting enough calcium?

Are you getting enough calcium? This article has been inspired by Nicole Madden,from Completely Nutrition. I’ve heard Nicole speak a number of times and she has a way of captivating her audience with her straight-talking informative knowledge on all-things nutrition. Today’s topic is calcium, but there’ll be others to follow in a similar vein. Many [...]

By |2019-06-12T17:26:13+00:00June 12th, 2019|Articles, Health|0 Comments

Embrace Ageing – mindset is key!

This "Embrace Ageing" guest blog has been written by Anita Duwel, owner of Love the Life You Live and Aging with Vitality and co-owner of Health SAVVY. She's also one of 'my tribe' that I'm loving being connected with!   Your mind is extraordinary… Put it to good use! To embrace ageing does not mean that [...]

By |2019-05-29T18:26:03+00:00May 29th, 2019|Articles, Mind|1 Comment

Finding my Tribe – Ageing with purpose

'Finding a tribe'  - a sense of belonging - can be important. While sometimes it’s great to forge ahead on your own, following your own path, it can also be comforting to know you’re not totally barking up the wrong tree. For the first year after I launched Age Life Balance, I was in a [...]

By |2019-05-23T05:17:48+00:00May 22nd, 2019|Articles, Community|2 Comments

Good oral health benefits ageing & longevity

National Smile Month started this week!  If you’re not aware, it’s the largest & longest-running campaign to promote good oral health. Between 13th May and 13th June 2019, National Smile Month will be sharing positive messages and engaging others to develop and maintain a healthy mouth. Looking after our mouths can impact how we live [...]

By |2019-05-15T17:41:27+00:00May 15th, 2019|Articles, Health|0 Comments