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LGBTQ+ UK Retirement Living: Discover The Options

Retirement Living

LGBTQ+ UK Retirement Living: Discover The Options

November 15th, 2021

For the first time in reported statistics, there has been an increase in the number of over-65s identifying as LGB, up from 0.7% of this age category in 2018 to 1.0% in 2019.

Noting the changes in societal attitudes, the ONS explains the data change as being influenced by a greater acceptance in society towards people expressing different sexual identities.

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What Is Attracting Single Seniors To Retirement Communities?

Retirement Living

What Is Attracting Single Seniors To Retirement Communities?

October 20th, 2021

Why are an increasing number of single older people selecting retirement living as their lifestyle choice? How do we compare to the rest of the world?

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Why Are Investments In UK Retirement Communities Increasing?

Retirement Living

Why Are Investments In UK Retirement Communities Increasing?

September 30th, 2021

The retirement housing market is attracting the attention of big investors. With a lack of housing stock to home the growing number of over-65s in the UK, we take a look at how investment is changing the face of retirement living.

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What Can We Learn From Retirement Living Around The World?

Retirement Living

What Can We Learn From Retirement Living Around The World?

September 14th, 2021

Less UK residents live in retirement communities than in other international countries. We discover what has held them back and why that seems to be changing.

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Preparing for a Secure Future: An Essential Guide

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Preparing for a Secure Future: An Essential Guide

August 11th, 2021

Why making decisions now for yourself and your family will give you peace of mind and help you plan what you really want.

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Why You Might Need A Lasting Power of Attorney

Legal Advice

Why You Might Need A Lasting Power of Attorney

July 29th, 2021

Thinking about the future can cause feelings of anxiety. This guide gives you information about how to prepare and plan for you and your family’s future with LPAs. Plus, it advises you how to find out if you’re eligible for NHS continuing healthcare payments.

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Why Are Retirement Communities Becoming A Popular Lifestyle Choice?

Retirement Living

Why Are Retirement Communities Becoming A Popular Lifestyle Choice?

July 2nd, 2021

This guide by health writer, Rachel Bashford, will help you to explore available options and highlight the growing number of incentives that make retirement villages a great choice.

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Care Home Infection Control: What You Need To Know

Elderly care advice

Care Home Infection Control: What You Need To Know

June 16th, 2021

Searching for the right care home for yourself or a loved one can be a challenge. Knowing what to expect with infection control measures in care homes can set your mind at ease and help smooth the process.

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Why is eating well important for a healthy later life?

Elderly care advice

Why is eating well important for a healthy later life?

May 24th, 2021

What we need from food changes a little as we get older. With 18% of the UK population being over 65, health writer, Rachel Bashford looks at how we can best look after their nutritional needs?

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