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5 reasons to retire overseas

... 5 reasons to retire overseas mobility, travel, pension, money, independence For many older people retirement is a chance to travel, see the world and seek out more agreeable living conditions. With around 180,000 pensioners currently living abroad the appeal seems high ...

Who wants to listen to what you think?

... care for anything from dementia to day care Carehome.co.uk for recommending care homes Compare All Care goes even further and covers district nurses and dentists Travel Thanks to TripAdvisor, travellers are well accustomed to leaving and reading feedback about hotels and resorts they've visited. Disabled travellers are becoming ...

Holiday destinations for older people

... Holiday destinations for older people Holiday, mobility, wheelchair, travel, insurance As people get older, they don't always fancy fighting with hordes of tourists for an inch of camera space. Sometimes a holiday should be just that a break, something different and a ...

Mobility scooters: a guide for the beginner

... Mobility scooters: a guide for the beginner INDEPENDENCE, MOBILITY, TRAVEL, MOBILITY SCOOTER A mobility scooter is likely to be a one-time acquisition and one that we've never been involved with before, so it can be hard to know where to start. Here's a ...

Winter driving part 1: Being prepared

... rope Shovel Wellington boots Hazard warning triangle De-icing equipment First aid kit (in good order) Working torch Car blanket For every journey, travellers should remember to pack: Additional warm clothes Emergency rations (including a hot drink) Fully charged mobile phone (with reminder instructions ...

Living with blindness

... for 10 years in total. He believes the right attitude is that people can do things this should be the focus. He now travels the world playing golf as Vice Chairman of the International Blind Golf Association. Ally wouldn't have been able to travel as he does ...

Winter driving part 2: snow, ice, rain, fog and winter sun

... adapt your driving accordingly: Reduce your speed. The chances of skidding are much greater and your stopping distance will increase massively. Only travel at a speed at which you can stop within the distance you can see to be clear. Speed limits are the maximum in ...

Mother's Day gifts ideas for senior mums

... style and music when you first meet with Wildhorse Films, who promise to put mum totally at her ease and who are happy to travel to their clients across the UK. Prices start at 1,490 for a four minute film that is delivered online protected by ...

How to cope when you're a whistleblower

... room, and sometimes I freeze, unable to speak.In normal life, I'm not exactly confident, but I give presentations at conferences and travel to cities and towns I don't know, meeting new people all the time.Now, I often feel guilty for having been so ineffectual ...

Top tips for helping older people overcome mild depression

... and many of these changes are ones that people welcome with open arms. Many older people can't wait to retire and do all the travelling they've dreamed of, or spend their afternoons reading all the books they've piled up in the spare room. Grandkids, outings, ...