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What to put on your bucket list?

... living or when they're no longer under pressure to earn a living. 8. Engage with your community You can join the local residents group, attend meetings and get involved in local activities. Maybe there's a book club or a language group or a crochet circle. ...

10 good reasons for older people to get into social media

... . To connect with old friends and new As well as staying connected with existing friends, social media allows older people to identify local groups where they can easily connect with people living in the same town. Facebook's set-up tutorial immediately guides new users to link to people ...

How tea parties help to ward off loneliness

... my enthusiasm for the project it was a quick and easy process. They got back to me to tell me about a tea party group being set up in my area within the next few months and asked if I would like to help make it a success. ...

Are sex and love taboo topics for you and your parents?

... Making time to enjoy life If a parent or parents are sociable but finding it hard to get out, could they start a small group to be held in friends' homes? A book or film group, card evening, an exercise or a seed swap group ...

Practical projects bring people together in Men's Sheds

... and welcoming environment. They are not necessarily sheds. In Maldon in Essex the Shed is a former mortuary, while in Bristol the group uses a sports pavilion. In Australia, the home of the Men's Sheds, they are described as "half way between work ...

How can we reduce loneliness among the elderly?

... community projects help raise awareness of loneliness? Interact Arts CIC is working across Staffordshire and the West Midlands to provide informal learning opportunities for groups in the local community about subjects that are at the heart of what it means to be a cohesive and inclusive society. Run ...

Why treating varicose veins effectively is vital to leg health

... "keyhole" techniques. When is it time to talk to a specialist? Since July 2013, the National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) has produced guidelines as to who should be referred to a vascular service for venous duplex ultrasound and treatment ( ...

10 questions to ask before choosing a care home

... the sale of the house ran out, Caroline was requested to find her godmother another home. Yet another contact from a care home group was horrified to hear this story. She said that they would never ask someone to leave. This group charges around 600/ ...

Cruise review: recuperative, fun or a health challenge?

... challenge? balance, holiday, travel, medication, mobility We hear so many recommendations for cruises as a great holiday for our age group. We decided to take the plunge and see if they really do offer something for everyone who needs to get away from it ...

How to fund care home fees through investment

... investment, care fees, money, finance, care fees anuity, assets Andrew Dixson-Smith, Business Development Director of care fees specialists Eldercare Group, shares his advice for managing your parents' finances to pay for their care bills. The process of finding suitable care for ...