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Rave your way into the day – the new way to start your morning

Getting up before 5am on a Wednesday morning to fit in three hours of dancing before heading to work may fill the majority of us with fear. 1,005 more words

Health And Wellbeing

“It was like a light had been turned on for him”

We have highlighted in recent posts how there’s potential for older people to feel increasingly disconnected from society if they don’t have access to technology or knowledge of how to use it. 387 more words


and then they visited Romania

Some friends of ours, for reasons best known to themselves, decided to get married recently and were kind enough to invite us along.  The wedding was to take place in Romania.   1,313 more words

Self Development

First They Went to Paris

Circumstances found us in Paris on Bastille Day with not a lot to do and no desire to face an ill disciplined horde

armed with selfie sticks in the middle of the city.   501 more words

Self Development

"OAP Internet Virgins" - Episode 2 - Wow!

I’ve only just had the chance to catch up with Episode 2 of “OAP Internet Virgins” and wow! If anything it might have been better than… 544 more words

Digital Inclusion

betterlivesleeds reblogged this on Better Lives for People in Leeds and commented:

"Don't think I'm old and past it any more" - don't let age pigeonhole you age isn't a reason for not being digitally included

Our presentation on WEARY women - take three

Yesterday, I was delighted to be invited back to the OP Dept annual Summer Seminar at Birkbeck where Rebecca was presenting our work on age, gender and retirement.   334 more words

Stickin' to Europe

Last week there was a fire in Saint Denis.  Some trains were delayed more than two and a half hours but right up to departure ours was scheduled to leave on time.   429 more words

Self Development