Retirement is not Restricted to “ou Balies”

Retirement is not Restricted to “ou Balies”

Mention the word retirement and the mind pictures grey hair, walking sticks, slow ponderous movement and a declining mental agility. But this only applies to that element of society made up of those who have completed their working life. The vast majority of working...
Personal and Family Information

Personal and Family Information

 Several years ago, my brother passed away. Although I was not the executor of his estate, I assisted the executor to collate all his personal assets and liabilities. The majority of his documents were held in files and some boxes. My brother had an assurance policy...
Children and the Elderly  Susan Hesk

Children and the Elderly Susan Hesk

  The place of children in aristocratic Victorian time was one of silence and distance from adults. Mother’s seldom hugged their children and fathers tolerance of childlike behaviour was low. In those days separation between children and adults was the norm. They...
The Children/Grandparents Relationship

The Children/Grandparents Relationship

There are many  benefits to the special relationship between grandparents and their grandchildren. To obtain a wider perspective of the part played by children in keeping the aged young, I have done some research into this intriguing topic by researching several ...