Being 50-plus is like being a traveller on a new and exciting journey. When you were younger, you probably viewed the decades after 50 as the end of the journey, but now that you’ve arrived at this point, you hopefully see that you are not ‘past it’; you are just getting started.
There are challenges in ageing undoubtedly, but there are also many opportunities. This column from our writer Eleanor McKenzie examines the obstacles, whether related to health or finances and suggests ways to overcome them. It also explores ways to reinvent your life by offering inspiration and practical solutions for anything from starting a new business to finding new ways to use your leisure time. It’s your ‘go to’ place for being Positively 50+.
October 23, 2017
The human body is amazing. Like any complex machine, it needs the right fuel and maintenance to function properly; which is where a good diet and lifestyle come in.
August 24, 2017
As more people are opting to retire abroad it is important to consider how you will approach life in your new country and handle its challenges.
May 16, 2017
Living Streets organise the UK National Walking Month and its team has lots of tips and online tools to make walking a fun form of healthy exercise.
May 12, 2017
Do you find it easy to bury your phone in the sand and leave the laptop at home? Or do you have a travelling office? Your holiday is a time to switch off.
May 4, 2017
Learning a new skill is both exciting and challenging. You can plan to succeed by following five tips that will keep you on track to triumph.
April 20, 2017
Geraldine Forster is known in travel circles as the “Backpacking Granny.” She is proof that you can get around the globe on a pension and in your 70s.
April 6, 2017
National Gardening Week offers everyone in the UK a chance to learn more about the art of cultivation and includes a range of local community events.
March 31, 2017
Taking money management from a good idea into a meaningful action can be challenging, and we’ve got five tips to help you get saving.
March 24, 2017
Britain’s demographics mean that by 2022 older people will be needed in the workforce. But while some want to work until they drop, others don’t.
March 16, 2017
March is National Bed Month in the UK, an awareness project from the Sleep Council to remind us all of the importance of getting top quality sleep.