Did you know that gardening and planting flowers can have remarkable benefits for your mental and physical health? It's true! Gardening is a powerful way to reduce stress and anxiety, and it can also help improve your mood. In this blog post, we will reve
Inactivity can become a real problem, post-retirement. It simply isn’t good for our health – physical, mental or emotional – to slow down too much and stop exercising. And if you’ve never really been into sport or outdoor activities, it’s really easy to d
It’s that time of year again… Because our 6 tasty autumn recipes list went down so well with readers and residents, we’ve assembled a feast of four of our favourite festive desserts. Shortlisting these treats was harder than sticking to new year resolutio
Here, we take a look at some of the latest labour-saving gadgets on the market. You’ll find something for every budget. You could claw back some leisure time and give your joints a well-earned break. Or you could view your cleaning jobs as invaluable exer
August felt like autumn and the warm days we’ve enjoyed the September are certainly giving way to cool nights. Which made us think of cosy evenings wrapped in layers and tucking into hearty, warming food. We thought we’d round up some tasty autumnal recip
With the Olympics in full swing, it’s hard not to be inspired by the athletes at the top of their game, including 66-year-old Australian Mary Hanna, who has just competed in her sixth Olympic Games and is this year’s oldest athlete.
LM and her husband moved into her two-bedroom apartment at One Housing’s Rosebank Park scheme in Harwich, Essex, in September 2016.
We caught up with her on a less than summery day in June to see if life at Rosebank Park is just as happy 5 years on.
After the events of 2020 and 2021 so far, anyone could be forgiven for feeling out of sorts and lethargic. Perhaps you’re on edge about restrictions easing. Perhaps things aren’t normal enough for you by far. Throw in a wet, windy, grey May and the ongoin
Beaumont House stands less than half a mile from the beach in Walton-on-the-Naze and is home to more than 40 local people with a wide variety of care needs. We caught up with Stevie Hall, one of our Shift Leader carers, to find out about life before, duri
Formerly a social worker and owner of a children’s home, CK moved into her rented one-bedroom apartment on the last day of September 2020.We chatted with her one bright, sunny morning in late November to find out how she’s settling in.