Life Stages & Ageing

Life Stages & Ageing


Moving through life’s transitions is often challenging. We’ve collected some ideas and resources on ageing, menopause and male menopause to get you thinking.

Anne-profileClick here for Anne’s article on Ageing – Radio 4 Remembered


Age UK’s 10 tips for ageing better

Age UK know it’s not just about living longer, it’s about living healthily and happily for longer. Follow their top 10 tips for ageing better.

Research shows that older people who have a positive attitude to ageing, and who work with the changes it brings, tend to have better health and live longer than those who see only the negatives.

  1. Exercise
  2. Eat a healthy diet
  3. Don’t smoke
  4. Engage socially with others
  5. Have a positive attitude about ageing
  6. Get regular health checkups
  7. Protect your eyes
  8. Avoid excessive sun exposure
  9. Get sufficient good-quality sleep
  10. Pay attention to your pension, and get expert financial advice

Age-UK-Logo-CMYK1Click here for more detail and resources on Age UK’s list