Importance of Staying Active in Later Life

Researchers have uncovered a connection between age and physical activity, and found that people who are physically active throughout their lives are more independent and less likely to experience health problems. These findings are important because sedentary behaviour and inadequate physical activity are among the major causes of death in the world. While inactivity is not the only culprit, experts point to many other factors, including unhealthy lifestyles and urban environments.

Finding your Perfect Wedding Venue

A wedding venue is something that many people think about before they get married but when you do actually start to think about it, you may find that you start to consider things that you initially may not have done. For some people they have a set idea in their mind of where they want to get married or where they want to have the wedding breakfast, but for many others, it may just be a vague thought and not something that you are certain about.

Pampered Pooches and Flush Felines

How many times recently, have you encountered a Pampered Pooch or a Flush Feline, either dressed in the latest pet couture outfit or being pushed in a baby buggy along the street?  It seems to be a much more common sight on Britain’s high streets now than ever before. You see a pram being pushed along the path and look inside expecting to see a curly, blond-haired cherub smiling back at you but instead find yourself peering in at a delightful dog or curious cat wrapped up in a snuggly blanket! 

Have a Christmas that is Kinder to the Planet

Being more aware of the environment is something that all of us need to do. Caring for the planet now means that it will be here for future generations and of course for the plants and animals whose home is also the Earth. With global warming and pollution causing problems for the planet, here are some of the things that you can do this Christmas to reduce your carbon footprint…

The creation of the NHS and Social Care

We’ve come to take for granted the provision of universal health care that the NHS gives us. We’ve also come to rely on the assistance of the Welfare state when we need help following redundancy or a troubling financial situation and when we retire. However, you must remember that the NHS and the welfare state have only been around for seventy-two years. That’s barely any time at all. Its mission was to provide free medical care, at no cost to everyone regardless of position in society or, crucially, the ability to pay. The Welfare state was created to help use public funds to support families with children, the disabled, those that had retired and those that were sick or unemployed.

Documents that you need to shred

With the dramatic increase in fraud over the last two years, it has become apparent that the need to protect our personal information is paramount. Fraudsters are becoming more and more adept at finding ways to pose as legitimate agencies. For example, they will call, email, or use the post to try and extract that last piece of information from you, namely your bank account details. Alternatively, they may try to get you to transfer cash to a bogus account. The more information that they have on you, the more they will seem plausible.