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Top 5 things to do with your loved one on a sunny day

When the weather is nice and the sun is shining, there’s no better place to be than outdoors. However, for those in their golden years, it’s important to remember that heat can have a bigger impact on health than it used to.   So, while you and your loved one may...

How to stay positive when things get difficult

Even the most upbeat of souls can struggle from time to time. For those of us who are experiencing difficulties when entering our golden years, or who are witnessing a loved one go through a tough time, it can be especially difficult to stay positive.   However,...

How to encourage your loved one to take up a new hobby

Keeping active in your golden years is an essential part of maintaining your overall health. As we stiffen up with ageing, it’s often easier to avoid activity as we find it more challenging. But while that’s entirely understandable, it’s something you should do your...

Easy memory-boosting exercises to try

As we age, memory and recall becomes harder.   On the face of it, that’s not surprising.   Those of us in our golden years have been blessed with a wealth of lifetime experiences, but, as with anything in life, those memories need to be kept somewhere....

The health benefits of being in the outdoors

The benefits of spending time outdoors are manifold and it’s something most of us can appreciate. After all, it’s called the ‘great’ outdoors for a reason.   However, sometimes, those in their golden years need a little encouragement to venture outside –...