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We’re all individuals in death, as we are in life

We’re all individuals in death, as we are in life

Funeral planning has evolved over the years, as Simon Head of Head and Wheble explains. Simon and his family firm of funeral directors have been helping families plan funerals since 1926. He shares his experience and tips for planning the funeral your loved one would...
Don’t fade away in retirement, thrive!

Don’t fade away in retirement, thrive!

I recently interviewed journalist and author, Celia Dodd on The Retirement Café Podcast, about her most recent book, ‘Not Fade Away: How to thrive in retirement’ (named after her favourite Rolling Stones song, Not Fade Away.) She explained that the book is a...
Getting great joy from charitable giving

Getting great joy from charitable giving

Charitable giving should bring great joy and fulfilment. It should make you feel empowered and excited about the good you can do in the world. Many of us donate to charity, but do we do it intentionally?   Lauren’s journey towards understanding the...
My experience of caring for people with dementia

My experience of caring for people with dementia

Mary Jordan’s mother-in-law was suffering from dementia. But because she wouldn’t visit the doctor, Mary resorted to reading books in the public library to try and self-diagnose the condition. This early experience of dementia led Mary into a life-long...
Breaking down ageing stereotypes

Breaking down ageing stereotypes

Age defines us. Simple.   That’s how it’s always been, but it’s a belief system that George Lee is setting out to challenge. With her organisation The Age of No Retirement, George and co-founder Jonathan aim to create a world where our age does not define us, by...