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The Retired: A Generation of Thrill Seekers

When you’re younger future life decisions consist of things such as, which university course to choose, the career path to take, as well as other significant life choices including marriage and…

Retirement Villages stars in Channel 4’s ‘Dispatches’

In July, our wonderful Hertfordshire based Castle Village starred in Channel 4’s award-winning current affairs programme, Dispatches. Titled: ‘Pensions and the Price of Growing Old', the half an…

Could retirement villages be the answer to the housing shortage?

Earlier this month on BBC Two, Newsnight aired an episode that focused on an issue that certainly caught my eye; the beeb’s Evan Davis looked into how to solve Britain’s housing…

Exercise during retirement and you could ‘live five years’ longer

If you’re already living an active retirement packed with plenty of regular exercise, well done. You’re already five years younger. If not, then there’s no time like the present to dust…

Did you realise middle age now lasts until you’re 74?

Working within the retirement sector does inevitably mean that the subject of ageing and the ageing process is a constant source of conversation and one heightened recently by some fascinating insights…

Reaching retirement age no longer means giving up work

Over the past 12 months we have witnessed the increase in people in employment choosing to live in one of our retirement villages. This reflects the bigger UK picture - more…

How all of us should be helping stop loneliness in old age become an illness

Suffering from loneliness can have the same impact on your health as smoking 15 cigarettes a day.This was one of the shocking facts I pulled out of an article recently…

Retirement village residents agree that happiness is the healthy way forward

A lighthearted article by the Daily Telegraph earlier this year shared the ‘happy moments’ of some of our country’s most famous faces. It was an entertaining piece but it does have…

Retirees on the search for retirement properties with sporting activities

The old adage that retirement means winding down, putting your feet up and taking life at a slightly slower pace does not bear any resemblance to reality in today’s world. Sport…

Ridiculous ‘care beds to TB beds’ statement from NHS England CEO

I am astounded at the comments made by the new chief executive of NHS England Simon Stevens. For someone holding such a position of authority, I find it alarming he can…

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