I am being treated for high blood pressure (thankfully it is under control) yet for a while I did nothing about it even though there is a history of blood pressure in the family.
Please do not think it is something I will not get. Did you know that 1 in 3 people in the UK have high blood pressure?
I recently did a blog post on saving money at the supermarket and now following this up with how supermarkets make you spend more than you realise without even thinking about it.
Here are just a few clever marketing ploys the supermarkets use to make you part with your hard-earned cash.
Thinking of taking in a Lodger?
Are you thinking of taking in a lodger? As you get older you may be thinking of how I can supplement my earnings/plan for retirement. One way is by taking in a lodger. This is currently very popular especially with the cost of living, higher bills etc. By renting out your spare room it is a good way of making extra income in effect for very little work.
There are numerous phishing scams that are currently doing the rounds, which you may have seen or read about.
What is Phishing?
Phishing is an email that is trying to obtain secure and sensitive information which includes passwords, usernames and credit card details.
One of the main ones is the CEO Fraud scam email which is one most employees should be aware of.
Below are just a few tips to help you with Supermarket shopping
I cannot stress enough as the saying goes …when you fail to plan you plan to fail.
This updated post includes a report after my Mammogram result (which is fine by the way)
Today I finally took the courage to have my mammogram.
Received a few letters from the NHS and thought I will make that appointment. But as we all know life gets in the way and we forget where we put the letter etc.
Smoking is the biggest cause of preventable deaths in England, accounting for more than 80,000 deaths each year. One in two smokers will die from a smoking-related disease.
If you could see inside your body you would see the damage it can do – so stop.
Menopause in the Workplace
We need to talk about the M word…..
Menopause is the time in most women’s lives when menstrual periods stop permanently and they are no longer able to bear children. Menopause is usually a natural change. Generally it occurs between 49 and 52 years of age. Many women of this age are active in the workforce and the symptoms of menopause can interfere with a woman’s ability to work.
Are brave enough to ditch the dye and show your grey hair?
Women over 50 in the workforce often feel they need to dress and appear younger to their youthful colleagues. But is this really necessary?
Safety tips in and around your home. According to the 2011 Census it was confirmed that there are around 17 percent of over 50s who now live by themselves. I am quite sure this has now increased.
I set out below some tips so that you can be more secure in your living arrangements.