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  1. What Is The Best Way To Fund A Business over 50?

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    Whatever kind of business you happen to run, it’s important to make sure that you are able to properly fund it. Without the right funding, you are never going to get it off the ground in any reasonable way, so that’s something that you are going to need to think about. But with so many potential funding opportunities out there, it can seem like a minefield. In this post, we are going to take a look at some of the best ways to fund a business. Being aware of these options can help you to make the right decision for your company. First: Determine Your Needs Before you actually look into...
  2. How a Side Hustle Can Transform Your Life over 50

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    Too often, people are quick to discount those who are over 50 when it comes to chasing their dreams – especially if they relate to opening their own business. After all, they may feel as though you don’t have enough industry experience or question why you hadn’t started this venture earlier.  However, it’s important to remember that there’s no right time to launch a business or a side-hustle – as there will always be something that could hold you back – be that financial worries or self-doubt. Therefore, you shouldn’t let your age hold you back – especially if you have a great idea and solid business model to back you up.  Nevertheless, picking up a side...
  3. Great Career Choices For The Physically Active

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    If you are looking at changing up careers, and you are wondering how to make the right decisions around it, one way is to think about how physically active you would like to be in your ideal job. Some people would prefer to sit at a desk all day. But if you are the kind of person who prefers to be up on your feet or otherwise moving around during the day, then there are many job options you might want to consider where you can do that. In this post, we are going to take a look at some of the best career moves for such an individual. Nurse If you would like...
  4. How Can You Help Your Elderly Parents Remain Social?

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    Loneliness can become a big problem for people as they get older. You might start to lose contact with your friends, and some of them may move away or even pass away. One of the things that might make you worry about your elderly parents is whether they have the company that they need to prevent loneliness. Even couples who live together can get lonely if they only have each other. While you might do your best to keep in touch and visit when you can, you can’t necessarily be there for them all the time. So what can you do to help prevent loneliness? Find Them the Right Place to Live The right living arrangements can make a big difference...
  5. 4 Ways To Give Your Home A Fresh Modern Look

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    One thing the COVID-19 pandemic has done more than anything is making us fall out of love with our homes. With so much time spent locked down indoors, many of us have grown tired of the four walls we once loved and felt so proud of and passionate about. If you’ve been considering renovating your home for a while now, then why not give it a fresh modern look that will last? Unsure of where to begin? Fear not, here is our ultimate guide and four hot tips. Replace Outdated Furniture Furniture can really date a home. What was once very stylish in the 80s probably looks very out of place today. Therefore, replacing dilapidated furniture with brand-new...
  6. Bucket List Home Features To Aim For!

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    Due to the pandemic, we have a;; been spending more time in our homes than ever before. It’s easy to write a list of all of the pretty things that you want for your home. You want to have the perfect Instagram worthy house; complementary colour palettes, white walls and a lot of grey thrown around spring to mind (thanks, Mrs Hinch!). Whether it’s a house that you want to completely rip out and renovate, or it’s a house that you love the moment you walk in and you want to have all of your things in there to make it look better, the way you treat your home matters. If you can add the luxury items, then you’re...
  7. The Adult Children’s Guide To Caring For Ageing Parents

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    One of the most difficult challenges of reaching mid-life is to see our parents no longer be able to care for themselves in the way they once did. Indeed, it often falls to the adult children of aging parents to take over the responsibility of their care.  Of course, there are many issues to navigate here including those of autonomy, practicality, and cost. Not to mention the emotional relationship that we have with our parents, and how being responsible for their care can affect this. Fortunately, you can get a good grasp of all the factors involved in providing care for your aging parents in the post below. Read on to find out more.  Establish what your parent needs ...
  8. What Should Over 50s Look For In Life Insurance Post-COVID?

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    The conversation about life insurance is never easy — having to prepare for when the worst happens can be a tricky task. Nonetheless, it is a conversation that those in their fifties and older should think about. But as the coronavirus pandemic continues, the way life insurance policies are handled has changed. The world is a very different place than it was a year ago, and as such, there are a few things you should be aware of when buying a new policy. Here, we look at a few questions you might have when buying a life insurance policy during the pandemic, and what you should look for when you’re browsing. Does life insurance cover COVID? One of the most pressing questions you might have when looking to buy life insurance will naturally...
  9. Feeling Stuck in a Rut? Try These Tips and Tricks to Break Free

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      Sometimes life is plodding along nicely, and then one day you wake up and realise that you are bored. It is so easy to get into the habit of following the same routine every day that you may not even realise that it is happening. As we grow older, we tend to settle into routines, and life tends to throw up fewer surprises than it did when we were younger. Before too long, your life can feel like groundhog day, and you may feel unsure how to claw your way out of the rut that you find yourself in. This can feel like a deeply frustrating situation, and you may choose to carry on as usual and bury these feelings of dissatisfaction in the...
  10. Why losing weight is harder when you’re older – and what you can do about it

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      Have you caught yourself piling on a few extra pounds as you’ve got older? Are your old dieting tricks no longer working as they did? Most people find that staying in shape gets harder with age, but this is no reason to despair. Once you understand how and why it’s happening, you’ll be better placed to tackle it effectively. Metabolic changes Everybody’s metabolism gradually slows down with age. This has some advantages – it’s one reason why elderly people are more likely to survive in the rubble after earthquakes than young, healthy people, because they can survive for longer without food. If you’re getting plenty of food, however, it can be a problem. The first course of action is to cut down your portion sizes and reduce saturated...
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