Year: 2018

How have our tv-viewing habits changed over the last 50 years?

How Have Our TV-Viewing Habits Changed Over the Last 50 Years?

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How has the way we consume TV changed, and is this the case for everyone? We don’t have to travel very far back down memory lane to find a completely different television landscape. Despite improved technology, the way we watched TV didn’t change much for the medium’s first 50 years. But today, things look quite […]

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dizziness, vertigo or loss of balance?

Dizziness, vertigo or loss of balance?

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What’s the difference and what can you do about it? Table of contents Loss of Balance Dizziness Vertigo A Fear of Heights     Dizziness and vertigo are very common complaints among the elderly. However, feelings of unsteadiness are often dismissed and ignored because people think that they’re a normal part of aging like (for […]

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Off grid retirement

Retiring off the grid: An alternative retirement plan

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Retiring off the grid (not literally – you can still have electricity and running water and feel like you’re living in the wilderness!). It may or may not be something you’ve heard of. It might even be something you’ve considered. If you’re thinking about it, this article could give you some insight into the thinking […]

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senior swimming

How can swimming improve balance?

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We’ve all heard about how a sedentary lifestyle increases your risk of developing life-threatening health conditions such as heart disease, diabetes and cancer. However, we really don’t hear much about how important it is to improve our sense of balance and how doing so can go a long way to preventing falls, especially as we […]

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Still Alice: a story about early-onset Alzheimer’s Disease

Still Alice: a story about early-onset Alzheimer’s Disease

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Images sourced from Newstateman and Howard or Film “What if you were to lose every memory you ever had?” in “Still Alice”, by Lisa Genova Julianne Moore’s Oscar and Bafta winning performance couldn’t have been more powerful. She completely transformed herself into a renowned linguistics professor at Columbia University who faces an unexpected diagnosis. When she visits a […]

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benefits of vitamin D

Vitamin D: nutrition and sunshine to keep us healthy

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About 88% of the population of the world is Vitamin D deficient. This statistic, which shows that the majority of the population of the world lacks Vitamin D, may come as a shock to many people. After all, when you consider the number of people who live in sunny climates, you would expect the percentage […]

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How have eating habits changed in the last 50 years?

Food: How have eating habits changed in the last 50 years?

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All over the world what we eat is changing, but is what we’re eating nowadays better for us than what we ate 50 years ago? The world has changed a lot in the last 50 years. Globalization, advances in technology, changing gender roles and climate change have had a huge impact on how we live […]

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Senior Golfer watches his shot

Senior Golf: A Healthy Balance of Fun & Exercise

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It’s one of the best feelings in sports: the perfect golf shot. Everything is balanced and in rhythm. The world slows down. Your thoughts and movements are fluid, working together, perfectly in sync. You feel the ball give, and before even lifting your head to track it, you know exactly where it’s going. These are […]

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