Tag Archives: ageing

“Investing in old age”

You know that the age of old age has arrived when investors start investing in it.  It is not my intention on this website to give advice on where to put your money.  In my mind it’s just another form … Continue reading

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“Longevity – Burden or Blessing ? “

Almost a year ago on the 7th April 2010, I wrote a blog entitled “How did we become such a burden?”  It was sub-titled “unravelling the demographic and economic clash”.  According to a report by the National Institute of Economic … Continue reading

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Fruitful Research “3”

Whilst you’re drinking down your five glasses of beetroot/apple/grape juice a day to ward off dementia (see Fruitful Research “2” dated 23 January 2011) it might be an idea to add just 2 more glasses of orange juice!! Research at … Continue reading

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“Fruitful Research”

At last some welcome research from America which is very easy to agree with.  Scientists at the Department of Agriculture are suggesting that eating strawberries may help you protect your brain against ageing.  Apparently strawberries are high in polyphenols – … Continue reading

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“Pop memories dashed”

One of my earliest childhood memories was the excitement of looking up the street every Thursday to see when the Corona pop man was coming, bringing my weekly treat – a bottle of pop. In fact a whole crate – … Continue reading

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“Tensions between generations?”

An insightful and inciting article in The Times by economics correspondent Anatoly Kaletsky poses a challenging question for us all in the years ahead.  He rightly points out that the current difficult economic crisis is nothing compared to the full cost … Continue reading

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76th Birthday? Move to the Country

As I write this blog sitting in my quiet country cottage garden, I may be about to be joined by thousands of older people.  An official report by the Government Office of National Statistics confirms that you are likely to … Continue reading

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