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93% with parents over 60 have no plans for their future care

Two thirds of adults worry about the future care of their parents, yet most refuse to discuss the topic with them – and even less have made any plans, a survey has revealed. Despite their concern, 66% of adults have never discussed the issue with their parents as either side may refuse to talk about [...]


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‘Retirement glow’ fades after less than a year

The average retiree suffers from an attack of boredom just ten months after giving up work, it has been revealed. Researchers, who carried out a detailed study, found the early stages of retirement are crammed full of a dizzying round of visiting friends and family and getting stuck into new hobbies. But the retirement glow [...]


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Retirees are rediscovering their youth (and are fitter now than in their 20s)

The average retiree enjoys three holidays a year – and is fitter than they were while working, research has revealed. Experts found that far from adopting a ‘One Foot in the Grave’ attitude, most pensioners are ignoring traditional retirement expectations and  rediscovering their youth instead. The statistics revealed over half of those polled are now [...]


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