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

Health – winter hands

Health – winter hands While I’ve not got the most glamourous hands – my fingers are quite short with quite prominent knuckles – I’ve probably never given them too much thought before. Before this winter, that is. Maybe it’s been a long hard winter (it has), or maybe I’m getting older (I am), but my [...]

By |2018-03-07T20:13:04+00:00March 7th, 2018|Articles, Health|1 Comment

Insights – lessons learned in my first year

Insights – lessons learned in my first year As I approach the one-year anniversary of the idea for Age Life Balance, I thought it would be a good idea to reflect on what I’ve learned so far. Indeed, this is a question that I’ve been asked by a number of readers. I’ll first tell you [...]

By |2018-05-16T18:08:02+00:00November 29th, 2017|Articles, Other|4 Comments

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 gap, and undoubtedly won’t be the last. As this is not something exclusive to the [...]

By |2017-10-25T14:41:00+00:00October 25th, 2017|Articles, Practicalities|1 Comment

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, this could be more relevant to your parents or other older relatives than you, right [...]

By |2018-05-16T18:10:34+00:00October 18th, 2017|Accommodation|0 Comments

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 over the next 6-12 months and as the dates approach we firm up our plans. [...]

By |2017-10-11T21:18:28+00:00October 11th, 2017|Articles, Travel|1 Comment

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 wrinkled. We cannot stop this process, but there are things that we can do to [...]

By |2017-10-11T21:18:01+00:00October 4th, 2017|Articles, Youthfulness|0 Comments

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 from it and hope that you’ll find it both interesting and useful. Financial - Inheritance [...]

By |2017-09-20T19:41:18+00:00September 20th, 2017|Finance, Uncategorized|1 Comment

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), the majority of us can, and walking is relatively accessible and easy to do. Indeed, [...]

By |2017-09-18T17:56:59+00:00September 13th, 2017|Exercise, Health|2 Comments

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 are rather fixed in their mindsets and I’d really like to help cultivate the growth [...]

By |2017-08-30T22:34:26+00:00August 30th, 2017|Articles, Mind|2 Comments