Category: Motivational

Brits are not offically “over the hill” until the age of 83

2017-10-20 11:57:23

Brits are not officially “over the hill” until the ripe old age of 83, a new poll revealed yesterday. Researchers surveyed adults in their 50s, 60s and 70s - and discovered that most pensioners are living life to the full, with the majority not feeling you are truly "old" until after your 83rd birthday. In fact, nearly a quarter of those polled said they still feel in their prime because they regularly attract attention from the opposite sex, while one...Read more

Over 60s free dance classes in SW London

2016-02-24 14:32:19

Over 60s free dance classes Locations & Class details Free dance classes for over-60s! From ballet and tap to chair based dance and classic ballroom, these free classes cover a multitude of styles for all capabilities. This course covers movement and dance for older learners and is intended for the 50+ age group (men and women). The classes aim to improve mobility, reduce the risk of falls, develop co-ordination and raise energy levels. Most importantly, the dance classes are about...Read more

Good news!

2015-12-22 20:52:49

Good news! Wouldn’t it be delightful to hear nothing but good news and inspiring stories once in a while? Nowadays with the constant onslaught of 24 hours news, everything seems to be ‘breaking news’ and the nature of news is it’s usually bad news! Interestingly in the New York Times John Tierney wrote an article entitled ' Good News Beats Bad on Social Networks' the article cites 'Now that information is being spread and monitored in different ways, researchers are...Read more

Almost 50% of unemployed over-50s want to work – however a third believe their age stopping them back from being hired

Almost 50% of unemployed over-50s want to work – however a third believes their age stopping them back from being hired according to a study by Barclays Apprenticeships. As reported in the Daily Mail over half felt they had no choice in having to leave their previous employment, with approximately 20% being unemployed owing to injury or poor health. Interestingly almost 50% in the report would like to return to the workforce. Others in the survey cited redundancy or caring...Read more

The reliables: over 50s workforce saving businesses on sickies

Over 50s take less sick days and pull fewer ‘sickies’ than those aged 20-39* Younger workers also more likely to take more time off than needed when ill - whilst stalwart over 50s hold the fort Report** by Prince of Wales’s charity Business in the Community reveals more than 1 million over 50s have been forced out of work The UK’s older age groups and most experienced workers are also the most reliable when it comes to work, reveals new...Read more

Secret of why some people live a healthy and independent life over the age of 100

Scientists have cracked the secret of why some people live a healthy and physically independent life over the age of 100. For the first time, a team of experts from Newcastle University's Institute for Ageing and Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, explored which biological and pathological processes may be the most important for successful ageing after 100 years of age. They identified that to live past the age of 100 you must keep inflammation down in the body and...Read more