Being Bored Can Be So Dull

While we’re still working, the idea of sitting around and just relaxing may sound very appealing. And it is – for a while. But if it becomes a major part of our life in retirement, we’re heading for trouble. Just watching lots of TV and […]

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Train your brain

Like most over 60s I’ve noticed that my short term memory is less than perfect. I had always assumed that it was a part of the ageing process and there wasn’t much that I could do about it. I was wrong! Recent medical research has […]

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Retirement is different for singles

You could be excused for thinking that there were no single retirees. Nearly all of the promotional material for retirement products shows attractive, happy couples having a good time on cruise ships, beaches and in restaurants. Not a single in sight! Well, currently there are […]

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Why being over 60 is cool

Our western culture is pre-occupied with youth and generally treats ageing as a tragedy. The young things in the media focus on negatives like wrinkles, memory loss and mobility issues and promote the belief that being over 60 is all bad news. Fortunately, much of […]

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Working till you’re 70

The government has decided to progressively raise the retirement age to 70 so that it’s going to be the norm for many of us to work longer. If that’s to be the case, then it makes sense to look at what older workers need to […]

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What If?

We’ve probably all had the experience when life is going along smoothly and then, all of a sudden, disaster strikes. We never know what fate has in store for us.

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