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Senior citizens? Nah. Over 50s suggest new labels - Newsday

Senior citizens? Nah. Over 50s suggest new labels - Newsday | Over 50s | Scoop.it
Senior citizens? Nah. Over 50s suggest new labels
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Senior citizens? Nah. Over 50s suggest new labels. Updated September 3, 2014 7:02 PM. What's a nickname suitable for the over-50 set that won't be met with groans or offense?
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Travel Insurance over 65 & Travel Insurance with medical conditions | Age UK

Travel Insurance over 65 & Travel Insurance with medical conditions | Age UK | Over 50s | Scoop.it
Age UK specialise in travel insurance for the over 50s as well as travel insurance with medical conditions.
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More over-50s than ever before are turning entrepreneur concludes study by ... - The Business Desk (registration)

More over-50s than ever before are turning entrepreneur concludes study by ... - The Business Desk (registration) | Over 50s | Scoop.it
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The Over-50 Guide To Outside Lands (Or Any Large Music Festival) - Huffington Post

The Over-50 Guide To Outside Lands (Or Any Large Music Festival) - Huffington Post | Over 50s | Scoop.it
The Over-50 Guide To Outside Lands (Or Any Large Music Festival)
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Don't be turned off by the idea of large crowds. In fact, that is what makes a music festival so much fun. Every festival has its own culture.
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Seniors’ forum<br/>celebrates 10th<br/>anniversary | Over 50s | Scoop.it
A popular group for the over 50s has celebrated its 10th anniversary with a special tea party. (Seniors’ forum
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Britain's army of unemployed over-50s given new 'Older Workers' Champion' to ... - Daily Mail

Britain's army of unemployed over-50s given new 'Older Workers' Champion' to ... - Daily Mail | Over 50s | Scoop.it
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It's Cheaper To Rent A French Castle Than To Stay At Disney World

It's Cheaper To Rent A French Castle Than To Stay At Disney World | Over 50s | Scoop.it
Planning a vacay on the cheap? Consider renting out a château grand enough to accommodate the entire family—extended and all! (Dreaming of chateau living? You can try it out with these 5 French castles...they're available for rent!
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The Myth of Cognitive Decline: Elderly Know More and Use it Better — PsyBlog

The Myth of Cognitive Decline: Elderly Know More and Use it Better — PsyBlog | Over 50s | Scoop.it
A steady decline? Experts question whether the human brain really slows down with age.

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Will Delamater's curator insight, January 31, 2014 3:21 PM

My mom has used such strong compensatory skills that we really didn't see the onset until, frankly, it was too late.

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Dental problems in the elderly and their solutions | My Ageing Parent

Dental problems in the elderly and their solutions | My Ageing Parent | Over 50s | Scoop.it
The Dental Problems of the elderly can be divided into four groups. Problems arise with their teeth, gums, dentures and their medical histories. Te (What are the main dental problems for older people?

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The Mistakes We Make Communicating with Elders (and How to Fix Them)

The Mistakes We Make Communicating with Elders (and How to Fix Them) | Over 50s | Scoop.it
Effective communication requires you to tailor your message to your audience. When it comes to older adults, many of us tend to treat them like children, or invalids. Here are the most common mistakes we all make, and how you can avoid them.

 


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Over the last week, we've been looking a lot at how the media treats the over 50s and markets to them (or rather doesn't market to them!) But what about when it comes to communicating with each other? This article looks at common mistakes people make when communicating with elders. Have you experienced any of them? Maybe you're guilty of a few yourself when talking to elderly relatives! We want to hear your thoughts.

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Volunteer Opportunities for Seniors at Senior Centers Article | SeniorCenterDirectory.com

Volunteer Opportunities for Seniors at Senior Centers article to inform and explain the various volunteer opportunities for Seniors that Senior Centers provide.

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What is moderate aerobic exercise?: 13 easy, enjoyable activities for ...

What is moderate aerobic exercise?: 13 easy, enjoyable activities for ... | Over 50s | Scoop.it
Experts say we should get 150 minutes of moderate aerobic exercise per week for significant health benefits. Here's how to do it without even realizing it.

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Over 50s take Facebook training in Nottingham libraries

Over 50s take Facebook training in Nottingham libraries | Over 50s | Scoop.it
A group of over 50s have become students of Facebook after taking part in a training session at Bilborough Library.

Six adults, all aged over 50, have signed up for a two part training course where...

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Training in social media at the library!

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Two thirds of over-50s intend to do paid work in retirement - Money Observer

Two thirds of over-50s intend to do paid work in retirement - Money Observer | Over 50s | Scoop.it
Two thirds of over-50s intend to do paid work in retirement Money Observer A survey looking into the retirement plans of over-50s in full-time work reveals that the nature of retirement has fundamentally changed in recent years, with 65 per cent of...
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'Olderpreneurs' highlight an age bias in the workplace - Telegraph

'Olderpreneurs' highlight an age bias in the workplace - Telegraph | Over 50s | Scoop.it
Entrepreneurship is high risk at any stage of life and doing it because you have been forced into it by being made redundant is a recipe for disaster (Better health and longer life expectancy means over-50s have the opportunity to create something...

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Travel Trends Over 50's

Travel Trends Over 50's | Over 50s | Scoop.it
Travel Trends Over 50's: Explore My World Travel for travel advice, travel tips, and travel articles to passionate traveller (Want to know the types of holidays over-50s enjoy?
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Internet use may be helping beat dementia: Brains of the over-50s found to ... - Daily Mail

Internet use may be helping beat dementia: Brains of the over-50s found to ... - Daily Mail | Over 50s | Scoop.it
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Job help plea for over-50s as unemployment rate fails to fall among older people - Express.co.uk

Job help plea for over-50s as unemployment rate fails to fall among older people - Express.co.uk | Over 50s | Scoop.it
Express.co.uk Job help plea for over-50s as unemployment rate fails to fall among older people Express.co.uk “I hope to be able to identify any significant barriers and help more over-50s stay in or return to work if they wish to.” Caroline...
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Over 50s now account for majority of spending on travel and tourism

Over 50s now account for majority of spending on travel and tourism | Over 50s | Scoop.it
A new, independent report released today by Saga shows that the over 50s now account for the majority of the UK's expenditure on travel and tourism. In 2002, the over-50s accounted for 46% of travel and tourism expenditure ...
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The Crisis In Pensions And Retirement Plans [INFOGRAPHIC] #pensions #retirementplans

The Crisis In Pensions And Retirement Plans [INFOGRAPHIC] #pensions #retirementplans | Over 50s | Scoop.it

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Changes in behaviour and how to deal with them

Changes in behaviour and how to deal with them | Over 50s | Scoop.it
Inappropriate behaviour, shouting or swearing, or sexualised behaviour in a relative with dementia

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Loneliness in dementia is an important societal problem, but why is the proposed solution so exclusive?

Loneliness in dementia is an important societal problem, but why is the proposed solution so exclusive? | Over 50s | Scoop.it
“The biggest disease today is not leprosy or tuberculosis, but rather the feeling of being unwanted, uncared for and deserted by everybody” Mother Theresa I cannot recommend highly enough this account of loneliness in the context of primary care by...

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Alzheimer's, a Neglected Epidemic - New York Times

Alzheimer's, a Neglected Epidemic - New York Times | Over 50s | Scoop.it
Alzheimer's, a Neglected Epidemic New York Times Replacing it was Alzheimer's, whose damage is sure to multiply as the number of older New Yorkers increases — by 2030 there will be close to 500,000 more people over age 60 than there were at the...

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Community workshop explores elder abuse - Sampan.org

Community workshop explores elder abuse - Sampan.org | Over 50s | Scoop.it
By Ling-Mei Wong. A workshop on elder abuse hosted by senior service provider Springwell and the Greater Boston Chinese Golden Age Center took place April 16 at the Boston Chinese Evangelical Church campus at ...

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UK Companies Concerned About Social Media Legal Risks, but Over 50% Do ... - Marketwire (press release)

UK Companies Concerned About Social Media Legal Risks, but Over 50% Do ... - Marketwire (press release) | Over 50s | Scoop.it
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