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5 Simple measures to avoid trips and falls at home

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 With age, a person’s mobility takes a hit. What this means is that their movements won’t be as sharp and controlled as they used to be when they were younger, and also their balancing abilities degrade. This makes the elderly more vulnerable to trips and falls. Research shows that 4 out of 10 senior citizens […]

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Simple, lavish gift ideas for loved ones far away this Christmas

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Knowing that some of your loved ones won’t be physically with you this Christmas can feel undoubtedly bittersweet, but that doesn’t mean you have to forgo gifting them with a festive present. After all, their isolation can be exactly what makes them yearn for something new! Whether the loved one in question is a friend […]

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Bad weather brings bad moods, says study

  Millions of Brits will be in a bad mood this winter – because they’re too cold. A study of 2,000 UK adults found chilly temperatures can make one in six feel more anxious than usual. A quarter find themselves getting angry when things get a bit nippy, with an equal percentage even feeling lethargic […]

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The heat is on: smart meters cause thermo-spats

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SMART thermostats are sparking bitter heating arguments between couples – according to livid Mumsnet users. The gadgets, made by companies including Nest and Hive, allow homeowners to control the temperature of their properties via their smartphone. They’re a good way to cut down on your energy bills, with the Energy Saving Trust claiming a smart […]

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