Come back! We need you. According to various articles appearing in the American press, and they are always a bit ahead of us, American companies are now reconsidering their attitude to older experienced workers who have reached retirement age. Many people want to retire. They want to enjoy some quality time, take a few trips, spend time with the family, take up new pursuits, but they also enjoy being still involved. Companies are recognising this and offering reduced hours, t
How to become a strong oak tree. There are advantages to ageing! I know! You are surprised! Once you hit 40 you care less what other people think because you have more confidence in your own ability to judge a situation. Well, here is the secret. Once you go past 65, you get worse. Despite all the scare stories about dementia, in our 60s and 70s we are wiser, calmer, more experienced, better able to cope with pain, failure, upsets, better able to cheer other people's suc
Latest news. Were the angels who fear to tread once the fools who rushed in? Rather than rushing in, new items and ways of communicating are being constantly, slowly and deliberately added to to our site.. There is a Gettingthere facebook page which is up and running and will allow you to express your views and get to know each other. Could you all go in there and like it and make a comment on some of the articles. People have mixed views on the effectiveness of Facebook..
New position with up coming Media Training and Production company. This would suit someone who wants to work from home, involves approx 4 hours a week, Payment: Average Industrial wage. Duties: A combination of on line book keeping, data processing, email updates, maintenance of 2 websites. Running Mail chimp and Event brite campaigns. Training available. Would suit someone who is patient, well organised, has some experience in these areas and is able to work unsupervised. Ap
Our poor feet! They put up with so much and receive very little tender care. Imagine if when we were born, we put our hands into leather mittens and then in our 60s, to take them out and behold the poor misshapen things. This is what we do to our feet. However, the good news is that our amazing bodies are so wonderfully made that even at this late stage we can undo much of the damage we have inflicted on our feet. Many branches of medicine recognise the importance of feet. Re
Is sleep important? Scientists, psychologists, doctors, teachers, social workers and parents have long agreed that a good night's sleep is essential to our overall well being. Generally, everyone performs better after a restful sleep. Sleep deprivation is a recognised form of torture, leading to confused thinking, weakened will power and being more susceptible to brain washing. Sleep deprived people have poorer memory, are less coherent and use poor logic. It is incredible th