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Work – Ageism

Work – Ageism at work On one hand we’re living longer and as a result may be able to and/or need to work for longer. On the other hand, the reality of actually doing this isn’t always easy. While there...

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Practicalities – couples of different ages

Practicalities – couples of different ages There’s no doubt that the 25-year age gap between French President Emanuel Macron and his glamorous wife has sparked lots of media interest. But they’re not the first well-known couple with a large age...

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Accommodation – making adjustments

Accommodation – making adjustments My last accommodation article focused on maintaining independence. This one looks at adjustments that can be made to your housing to help assist your Age Life Balance journey. Depending on your current age and life stage,...

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Travel – holiday planning and preparations

Travel – holiday planning and preparations I don’t know about you, but I love to have events in my diary to look forward to – and holidays are no exception. We generally have an idea of the trips we’re planning...

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Youthfulness – Skin and ageing

Youthfulness – Skin and ageing The condition of our skin is one of the main visible indicators of the aging process. As we age the collagen in our skin loses its elasticity and its former plumpness, becoming thinner and more...

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Finance – Inheritance Tax Checklist

This is the first guest blog that I will pepper in among my own articles as we go through the various Age Life Balance topics. Today’s article has been written by Evolution For Women financial advisors. I’ve learned a lot...

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Excercise – Walking for Fun and Health

Exercise – Walking for Fun and Health This is the second ‘back to basics’ article, with the aim of keeping things simple. While I appreciate not everyone can walk (sadly, I count two of my own family among this number),...

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Health – Hydration and its impact on ageing

Health – Hydration and its impact on ageing Today’s article focuses on hydration and its impact on our health and ageing. Over the next couple of articles, I plan to go back to basics, to raise awareness and look at...

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Mind – cultivating a growth mindset

Mind – cultivating a growth mindset I mentioned in my Mind intro that we’d be covering the topic of mindset. I’m keen to do this sooner rather than later, as I suspect there may be some people out there that...