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How much exercise should you be doing over the age of 50?

As you get older, there are new things to think about when it comes to exercising. Here’s what you need to know. As we age, increasingly, barriers can stand in the way of us being able to run, jump, skip or dance like we used to, but the benefits of staying active in older age…

Find peace of mind at our free wellness event at Vista

It’s January and we’re offering residents and the public, a fantastic opportunity to learn about nutrition, reflexology and fitness at Vista in Poole. The wellness day takes place on Thursday, January 23 from 10am-2pm.  This free event is open to all and is a mixture of presentations, exercises, tours and all a healthy lunch. Award-winning…

Pam Ayres: ‘Writing is a great way of offloading troublesome feelings’

With a new poetry collection out, Pam Ayres talks to Gabrielle Fagan about ageing, family life and the joy of gardening. Affectionately known as ‘the people’s poet’, Pam Ayres is famous for her comic verse delivered in her distinctive rural accent. Her acute observations, expressed in rhyme, highlight life’s mundane irritations and common experiences –…

Seven ways to keep your hands looking youthful, according to experts

Ask any skincare enthusiast, and they’ll likely rattle off a multi-step daily routine used to keep their complexion looking radiant (plus a few extra products thrown in on a weekly basis). Many of us spend a lot of time – and money – on pampering our faces each day, but when it comes to hands,…