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What does the increase in silver divorces mean for adult children?

... What does the increase in silver divorces mean for adult children? silver divorce, pensioner remarrying, elderly divoce More people than ever ... getting divorced in their pension years and many are remarrying. Is this cause for concern for the children? What do those divorcing and ...

Review: The Hilton on Park Lane

... opportunities for families to enjoy time together, so when the Hilton on Park Lane invited us to see what's on offer for the "silver" generation, we went armed with a list of questions but prepared to enjoy. Our review looks separately at Afternoon Tea and ...

Gaining new freedom by moving in together

... 11 years ago. I met him soon after and we took frequent trips to see his family in South Africa. His parents are divorced and his mum, Sally, was living on her sister's farm and working in the office on site. On our last few ...

Is loneliness now an epidemic among the elderly?

... over 65 are chronically lonely while Age UK has found that almost a million older people haven't spoken to anyone in a month. Stannah's Silver Census has recorded localised statistics concluding that London pensioners are among the loneliest elderly in England.In the heart of such a busy, vibrant ...

How can I get mum to take my worries about her seriously?

... arthritis and has had cervical spondylosis for years, meaning that she can barely turn her head- worry me no end. I'm recently divorced, can't move nearer as being an "older" teacher I stand no chance of getting another job and have to work. ...

How a game of pairs helped gauge grandad's dementia

... way to make the game long lasting and instantly updateable by creating a digital game of pairs. Grandad has always been an avid "silver surfer". He loved to email and Skype family members and he was online almost every day. We have always actively encouraged ...

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

... scandalous that the mayor committed her to a lunatic asylum for four weeks. Nowadays, there are loads of internet sites that cater for silver surfers and it is quite respectable to find a new partner via the internet or a dating agency. Wing it with your parent ...

Practical projects bring people together in Men's Sheds

... can feel disconnected particularly if their status and identity has been closely tied-up with their paid employment. This dislocation can also follow bereavement, divorce, family moving away or a move to a new home. Bill (67) put his take on it this way " ...

Top tips for keeping the scammers out

... relationship that has to be kept a secret is not a good relationship! Being safe on the Internet More and more we hear of silver surfers who are venturing into the world of the Internet who quite naturally want to take advantage of the varied benefits of shopping online ...

How to help your parent use the internet

... of the communications they've received. Though you may have to help your parents from time to time once they know the basics they'll be silver surfing in no time. If you're still concerned your parent will have trouble getting to grips with the web Google have developed a ...