Positive Ageing

    Positive Ageing
    HOMEWARE PRODUCTS FOR THE OVER 50S?
    Steve Foreman - 2021-07-20

    Designing for the future

    THEBOLDAGE SAYS LET'S REFRAME OUR VIEW ON GETTING OLDER
    Nigel Pritchard - 2021-07-20

    Ageing is something to embrace and enjoy to its fullest

    DON’T YOU JUST LOVE STEREOTYPES, NOT
    Nigel Pritchard - 2021-07-14

    TheBoldAge look at some of the ageist typecasting.

    WHY YOU’RE NOT LOSING WEIGHT.
    Steve Foreman - 2021-07-09

    Boldies: You are not alone, it’s a time honoured refrain

    ADVERTS ARE PATRONISING AND OFFENSIVE
    Steve Foreman - 2021-07-06

    The over 50’s need to be communicated with not talked down to

    HEALTHY HOMES
    Catrin Thomas - 2021-06-21

    TheBoldAge asks: Are our homes a healthy haven?

    CYCLING IS A GREAT WAY TO STAY HEALTHY AND UPBEAT
    Nigel Pritchard - 2021-06-14

    TheBoldAge takes a look at some of the research that suggests it can help fight off infections

    I TOOK IT FOR GRANTED!
    Steve Foreman - 2021-05-21

    TheBoldAge’s Steve Foreman continues on his very personal journey with cancer

    BOLDIES: PHYSICAL ACTIVITY, INCLUDING WALKING, IS GOOD FOR YOUR MIND, BODY AND SOUL
    Nigel Pritchard - 2021-04-19

    A recent US study has found that physical activity, including walking, as we age has a positive impact on our memory as well as improving our overall physical wellbeing.

    BOLDOPINION: IF NOT NOW, WHEN?
    Steve Foreman - 2021-03-25

    TheBoldAge’s Steve takes a personal at will it ever be the right time?

    THEBOLDAGE TAKES A LOOK AT AN INSPIRATIONAL AGE PROUD WOMAN
    Steve Foreman - 2021-03-23

    What a Boldie

    THEBOLDAGE SAYS: WE ARE NOT WE WERE AND I AM NOT I WAS
    Catrin Thomas - 2021-03-16

    The UN says by 2050 there will be 1.5 billion people aged over 65, enough not to be invisible

    HOW DO OUR NUTRITIONAL NEEDS CHANGE AS WE GROW BOLDER?
    Nigel Pritchard - 2021-03-11

    TheBoldAge explores the importance of understanding nutrition

    EATING HEALTHILY IS A FOODIE ADVENTURE AND NOT FOOD HELL
    Nigel Pritchard - 2021-03-08

    Despite the confusing messages and sensationalist reporting eating healthily can be fun and an adventure.

    BOLDOPINION: SHOULD ASSISTED DYING BE LEGALISED ?
    Steve Foreman - 2021-03-03

    TheBoldAge's Steve Foreman who lives with a terminal diagnosis of cancer takes a personal view

    GOLF: THE BENEFITS OF PICKING THE GAME UP AT ANY AGE, THEBOLDAGE TALKS TO PAUL ASHWELL A TOP 25 GOLF COACH
    Nigel Pritchard - 2021-03-01

    We explore the benefits to playing the game and are you too old to start

    EATING YOUR 5 A DAY OF FRUIT AND VEG COULD LOWER STROKE RISK
    Catrin Thomas - 2021-03-01

    Further support for following the European recommended guidelines

    IS COVID-19 THE NEWEST DISEASE OF AGEING
    Steve Foreman - 2021-03-01

    Some scientists are calling COVID the new disease of ageing, putting it into the same category as cancer and heart disease

    MINDFUL BAKING
    Ian Waterland Ambassador for the Real Bread Campaign - 2021-02-28

    Campaign ambassador Ian Waterland reflects on being in the moment while bread making

    OVERWEIGHT AND HEALTHY
    TheBoldAge - 2021-02-26

    TheBoldAge’s asks can you really be overweight and healthy?

    A ROBOTIC GLOVE TO IMPROVE HAND GRIP?
    Steve Foreman - 2021-02-25

    TheBoldAge investigates this innovative technology that can revolutionise the lives of 2.5 million people

    THE MEANING OF LIFE
    Nigel Pritchard - 2021-02-23

    In the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Deep Thought the supercomputer said “the answer to the ultimate question of life, the universe, and everything" was calculated as 42.

    AN EXTRACT FROM THE BOOK 'SLOW PUNCTURE'
    Peter Berry and Deb Bunt - 2021-02-17

    Deb Bunt and Peter Berry have kindly allowed TheBoldAge to feature an extract from their brilliant and inspirational book 'Slow Puncture'

    PILLS AND POTIONS
    Marion Foreman - 2021-02-12

    TheBoldAge looks at popping anti-ageing pills as we age

    HAPPINESS IS A ROLLER-COASTER, BUT FROM 54 YOU ARE ON THE WAY UP
    Nigel Pritchard - 2021-02-09

    Time for celebration as Boldies we are on the way up

    MY WORST NIGHTMARE
    Deb Bunt - 2021-02-08

    Author Deb Bunt discusses her phobia of reading out loud made worse by her Co-Author Peter Berry hanging on her every word for dear life

    BOLDOPINION: DO WE REALLY WANT A WORLD WHERE IT’S COMMON TO LIVE TO OVER 100?
    Steve Foreman - 2021-02-05

    Steve takes a look at living longer and asks is it a good thing?

    THEBOLDAGE LOOKS AT WHY EXERCISING FOR 2 MINUTES EVERY HALF HOUR COULD BE ALL YOU NEED TO DO
    Liz Connor - 2021-02-01

    We take a look at a study that has found that light activity around the home could have have profound health benefits.

    THE GOVERNMENT IS FAST RUNNING OUT OF ‘RUNWAY’ TO MEET ITS HEALTHY AGEING PROMISE
    Nigel Pritchard - 2021-01-18

    TheBoldAge discusses the House of Lords report that finds the Government's "Ageing Society Grand Challenge" target of five extra healthy years of life by 2035 will not be met without action now.

    FAITH AND CANCER
    Robin Thomson - 2021-01-15

    Robin Thomson interviews Prabhu Guptar who is the Publisher of Pippa Rann Books & Media in memory of his wife Philippa (Pippa), who died of cancer in January 2019.

    TIPS FOR RETURNING TO EXERCISE
    Steve Foreman - 2021-01-11

    Before you jump headfirst into your new exercise regime, follow our tips to make sure it’s done in a safe and sensible manner.

    A POSITIVE APPROACH TO LIFE IMPROVES YOUR LIFESPAN
    Nigel Pritchard - 2021-01-01

    TheBoldAge looks at a recent study that links having an optimistic outlook to a healthier, longer life

    THEBOLDAGE ASKS SHOULD WE BE MAKING NEW YEAR RESOLUTIONS?
    Steve Foreman - 2020-12-29

    As we begin to focus on 2021 we take a look at how to make them stick

    A HEALTHY LIFESTYLE REDUCES YOUR DEMENTIA RISK
    Steve Foreman - 2020-12-22

    A Study from Finland looks at the linkage between cardiovascular health and dementia

    DOES WINTER MAKE YOUR ARTHRITIS WORSE? HERE’S HOW TO PREVENT JOINT PAIN FLARE-UPS FROM COLD WEATHER
    Liz Connor - 2020-12-21

    You can’t stop the cold and rain, but you can take steps to prevent winter wreaking havoc with your joints.

    SOME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY IS BETTER THAN NONE
    Steve Foreman - 2020-12-17

    TheBoldAge Review: For the first time in 10 years, the World Health Organisation has updated its guidelines for physical activity.

    DEB BUNT REFLECTS ON THE FRIENDSHIP SHE AND PETER BERRY, WHO IS LIVING WITH DEMENTIA, HAVE
    Deb Bunt and Pete Berry - 2020-12-08

    Peter’s life changes when, at the age of fifty, he is given a terminal diagnosis of early onset dementia. Since that day, he has learned to live with his very own ‘dementia monster’.

    ITS SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY: PROFIT FOR PURPOSE
    Nigel Pritchard - 2020-12-05

    Boldies please support your local social enterprise businesses who are founded for a purpose

    WATCHING YOUR WEIGHT AND VITAMIN D INTAKE REDUCES CANCER RISK BY A THIRD
    Nigel Pritchard - 2020-11-26

    TheBoldAge looks at some of the latest research

    5 TIPS FOR LOSING BELLY WEIGHT, AS EXCESS WAIST FAT IS LINKED TO EARLY DEATH
    Liz Connor - 2020-11-25

    Unfortunately, there’s no ‘quick fix’ to losing weight

    AGEISM: MY GRUMPINESS HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH MY AGE
    Nigel Pritchard - 2020-11-22

    In the first of a series of weekly articles TheBoldAge takes a swipe at ageism and how to start breaking down ageist stereotypes.

    THE PERILS OF SMARTPHONES: 9 YEARS ON THE PHONE!
    Steve Foreman - 2020-11-21

    How much time do you spend scrolling on a smartphone?

    BOLDIES OVER 60 HAVE THE HIGHEST LEVELS OF LIFE SATISFACTION DURING THIS PRESENT CRISIS
    Nigel Pritchard - 2020-11-16

    Not only that they are the most active age group

    BOLD WOMEN
    Marion Foreman - 2020-11-05

    Marion takes a retrospective look back at her journey to becoming a BOLD woman

    WANT TO LOSE WEIGHT? WORKOUT WITH A FRIEND
    Steve Foreman - 2020-10-28

    Losing weight is even more important during the very strange times

    STAYING ACTIVE WHILST SELF-ISOLATING
    Steve Foreman - 2020-10-21

    TheBoldAge looks at how we can look after ourselves at home

    THE UNEXPECTED BENEFITS OF RUNNING
    Steve Foreman - 2020-10-21

    that you might not be aware of!

    ARE 5-MINUTE WORKOUTS THE FUTURE?
    Steve Foreman - 2020-10-16

    There's a new You Tube sensation, but is it a substitute

    STAYING MOTIVATED WITH VIRTUAL RUNNING RACES
    Steve Foreman - 2020-10-07

    Virtual running - give it a go! Participating in a virtual run can help to keep you motivated, or find some motivation if you’ve been slacking off recently.

    LIFTING WEIGHT IS GOOD FOR US BOLDIES
    Steve Foreman - 2020-10-03

    Studies have shown there are huge benefits

    MANY STUDIES SHOW THAT OUR DIETS ARE FAR TOO LOW IN NUTS – HERE’S HOW TO GET MORE INTO YOUR DIET
    Liz Connor - 2020-10-02

    According to research, poor diet accounts for a fifth of all deaths globally.

    BOLDIES LETS CELEBRATE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF OLDER PERSONS
    Nigel Pritchard - 2020-10-01

    How old is older

    AS BOLDIES, LIKE KATE HUMBLE, ‘WE ALL KNOW SIMPLE THINGS MAKE US HAPPY’
    Abi Jackson - 2020-10-01

    Bereavement, middle-age and a few ‘sod it’ moments led TV’s Kate Humble to embark on a year of simple joy and clearing the clutter.

    THE COURAGE OF COMPASSION - THE KING'S FUND REPORT ON NURSES AND MIDWIVES
    Andrew Stark - 2020-09-25

    A report released by The King's Fund and Royal College of Nursing goes some way in identifying what needs to be done to provide the support our nurses need

    RBG - DIVERSITY IN JUSTICE
    Andrew Stark - 2020-09-21

    We've come a long way in the UK in terms of diversity in the justice system, but we still have a long way to go. When asked about an all female Supreme Court RBG responded "there's been nine men, and nobody's ever raised a question about that".

    NATIONAL HIV/AIDS AND AGING AWARENESS DAY 2020
    TheBoldAge - 2020-09-18

    "Still Got It" - The Terrence Higgins Trust campaign echoes our mantra of "We ARE not we WERE". The UK achieved the 2020 UNAIDS targets but there's still much more to do.

    PARKRUN – WHAT’S THE BIG DEAL?
    Steve Foreman - 2020-09-09

    TheBoldAge explores this social running phenomenon

    ULTRA-PROCESSED FOOD COULD RAISE CANCER RISK – 5 OF THE WORST TO AVOID
    Ella Walker - 2020-09-06

    We look at some of the worst processed foods and what you can swap them for.

    3 SURPRISING VITAMIN C SOURCES FOR IMMUNE SUPPORT – BEYOND ORANGES
    Liz Connor - 2020-09-04

    Think beyond your favourite citrus food - Vitamin C is found in a large variety of fruit and vegetables

    4 SURPRISING HEALTH BENEFITS OF DRINKING MORE THAN ONE CUP OF COFFEE EVERY DAY
    Liz Connor - 2020-08-31

    Buying takeaway lattes might not be great for your wallet, but there may be a silver lining to your coffee habit…

    TOO OLD FOR EXERCISE? THINK AGAIN
    Steve Foreman - 2020-08-30

    TheBoldAge debunks any notion of taking it easy in this and related articles

    WHY WE NEED GOALS: 4 TIPS TO GOAL SETTING
    Steve Foreman - 2020-08-01

    In this strange Covid-19 world we all have time to think about what we REALLY want out of life going forwards

    ROWING THE ATLANTIC AT 64
    TheBoldAge - 2020-07-16

    If you think you are over the hill to take on a mega challenge, think again. TheBoldAge looks a the exploits of Sara Brewer, a true Boldie

    RICHARD BRANSON: ‘I’M PRETTY FEARLESS AND HAVE ALWAYS HAD AN ADVENTUROUS STREAK’
    Gabrielle Fagan - 2020-06-25

    The Virgin magnate tells TheBoldAge why he still feels like a 25-year-old at heart.

    LIFELONG LEARNING HAS NEVER BEEN EASIER
    TheBoldAge - 2020-06-15

    With the explosion in online learning we look at 7 platforms that can be used to facilitate lifelong learning across a variety of subjects.

    BE BOLD BOLDIES – WHY NOT JOIN A CHOIR?
    Brian Thomas - 2020-03-25

    The benefits of singing in a choir are numerous get online and join a virtual choir

    CANDACE BUSHNELL ON DATING, SEX AND MID-LIFE MISCHIEF AFTER SEX AND THE CITY
    Hannah Stephenson - 2020-03-10

    Sex And The City creator Candace Bushnell talks about dating dilemmas in middle age – and how she found her Mr Big.

    ANGIE BEST’S 7 STEPS TO A FITTER AND YOUNGER YOU
    Gabrielle Fagan - 2020-02-13

    Model, fitness instructor and mum of Calum, Angie Best reveals her secrets to being a young 60. A Boldie for sure

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