Compassion in Dying is the only UK charity set up to help people understand their legal rights for their end of life care. Here, Chief Executive Sarah Wootton shares her thoughts on how you can take the necessary steps to make your wishes for treatment and care legally binding in case you lose the ability to make those decisions when the time comes.
Even throughout the recession, holidays both abroad and in the UK are still a precious commodity for British families, especially when you've retired and have time to enjoy your family holidays. However, travel takes time and you have to fit in family holidays with school holidays, many retired couples are choosing to combine their trip with extended family members to pool resources.
A friend of ours recently retired and he has always wanted to give back to the community so he applied to become a magistrate. Becoming a Magistrate is an interesting idea for people who have lots of patience and want to fill their time doing good and giving back. But exactly what does a magistrate do?