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What to put on your bucket list?

... , relaxing and help take you out of the day-to-day routine of work and home. They become even more important when you've given up ... . Anchor says these tips and goals are from people who grab life with two hands and don't put an age limit on fun. ...

Bridging the distance between us

... After attending PE College in Durham I had already moved south to work. I had a great job and life was good. When ... and dependent on others, Sally resisted the pressure to turn her life upside down and go home to help. She tells us about ...

Benefits for the hearing disabled

... 65 or older with around a third, 3.7 million, of working age. Men are more likely to develop hearing loss than women ... range of treatments and also benefits which are available which could make life much easier. Age makes a difference Out of the 10 million ...

How to claim a lost pension

... With most people moving jobs an average of 11 times during their working career it can be easy to lose track of the workplace pension ... your parent has changed their signature over the course of their working life as well as who they've nominated as beneficiary of their pension should ...

Why we shouldn't de-clutter our family history

... train from New York to Indiana and then on to Missouri, working as a carpenter, and then spending three months hunting on the ... , AUTOBIOGRAPHY, STORY De-cluttering may be the road to an easier life but be sure you're not losing important family history says Bryher Scudamore ...

And Fred came too: the struggle to care for a step-parent

... Despite Barbara's best efforts, it was hard to make the relationship work. My father died 33 years ago, and eventually Mummy met ... He was besotted with her and they led a happy and independent life for some years. Because of his age I had always thought ...

Tips on dementia and the family fall-out

... be particularly wearing for people who are highly motivated to make things work. Dementia is challenging when the sufferer reaches the point that there ... storyteller shares some of her insights into making the best of what life throws at us. Recognise that people don't get it The problem ...

How to cope with bereavement

... as you can why you're absent and how long you'll need off work. You don't need to do this in writing or provide proof ... support Maureen Meredith has coped with a lot of loss in her life. She lost her mum, dad and son in the space ...

Living with blindness

... . Graham's depression made family life difficult as Patricia felt she was working 2 jobs caring for patients all day and looking after Graham when ... more difficult. Suddenly they're unable to see after such an active life and must rely on others to help them. When They Get ...

Why my parents never came to live with me

... they couldn't come to live with us. It would never have worked. Eventually it became too much for dad especially when mum broke ... many people about their experiences of living with their parents in later life. In our latest story, our storyteller explains why she didn't ...