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Ten ways to start your day right in lockdown

How you spend your morning is key. With much of the world in lockdown, mornings have changed for most people, and it can be hard to shift to a new routine. But starting the day positively can result in higher productivity and a general sense of wellbeing – something we probably all need right now….

Five ways to help future-proof your joints

Joint wear and tear affects millions of us – but there’s still lots we can do to help keep them healthy now, and in the longer term. Many of us will experience some degree of joint degeneration or osteoarthritis as we get older, and Valentina Roffi, a clinical specialist physiotherapist at SprintPhysio.co.uk, says musculoskeletal problems…

What’s in season for February?

Each month we focus on a few ingredients, which are currently in season, and share enlightening facts, useful tips and an enticing recipe for you to try at home or eat at one of our Bistro’s. …

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…

A recipe for retirement success

We recently offered our guests the chance to sit back and relax with a free cookery demonstration and tasting event. Taking place at Esprit on High Street North in Poole and Chapters in Salisbury. Visitors and residents enjoyed first-class cuisine and beverages at the bistro restaurants. Visitors also get the chance to meet the dedicated…

Pension ‘blind spots’ related to key life events uncovered by survey

Many people are unaware they could access their pension early due to severe ill health or keep paying in during parental leave, a survey found. Many people have “blind spots” about the impact of life events on their pension, a survey has found. More than half (57%) of people surveyed for the Money and Pensions…

How to know when your cold is something more serious

That pesky cold may actually be masquerading as bronchitis, the flu, or even laryngitis. If you’ve been tuning into Good Morning Britain this week, you might have noticed that Piers Morgan has been feeling pretty under the weather. Proving that celebrities don’t get a fast-track past winter ailments, the presenter has revealed that what he…

World Menopause Day: 7 tips to help women through the change

A menopause nurse gives advice on how to thrive despite the hot flushes and mood swings. The menopause is a natural process that every woman goes through in her late forties or early fifties, or sometimes earlier. But just because it happens to every woman it doesn’t mean it’s any easier to deal with, or…