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The Alzheimer’s Society points out that although there is no cure for Alzheimer’s or dementia generally, there are nevertheless a number of drug-based and non-drug based therapies which may help to alleviate some of the symptoms of mild to moderate forms of the disease and to help you manage the condition.
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More and more #funeralplans  are going missing and families are unaware that their loved ones had put a plan in place.

Talking about your end of life plans is the only way to make things easy for your family when the time comes, whether you have a formal plan in place or just to tell them what you want to happen. For example, cremation or buried? Formal wake or celebration of life? Traditional music or more popular songs? etc
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If you were worried about the standard and quality of your health care under the NHS before the referendum, therefore, you might still be worried about waiting times for the treatment or surgery you need, your ability to consult the medical experts and specialists you may need, and your access to drugs and procedures that have yet to be approved for use within the NHS.

In other words, you might still recognise the benefits of having your own private medical insurance.

If you have reached that conclusion, the choice of provider is clearly important, so what needs to be considered as you #comparehealthinsurance schemes on offer?
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The freedom of movement within the European Union has made it easy for Brits to take jobs to live and work in Spain. Retirement to the sun and easy living in Spain is also something chosen by many British expats.

Although the Brexit decision to withdraw from the EU has now been made, it is unlikely that changes to the freedom of movement and the lives of British residents in Spain is likely to change any time soon.

So, the living is easy – but what if you happen to die whilst you are living in Spain?
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Searching for a local funeral director is not something you day every day and hopefully not one you will need to do very often.

Unless someone recommends a funeral director to you, your first job will be to go online or if you prefer the more traditional Yellow Pages, but how do you choose?
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Before choosing any motor insurance policy or before renewing the cover with your existing insurer, make sure to compare #carinsurancequotes
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Car insurance soars by £100 in just a YEAR as firms 'cash in' after George Osborne's tax rise. You can compare leading #carinsurance  deals here http://www.over50choices.co.uk/insurance/car-insurance
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The average premium for drivers in the UK jumped from £696 to £799 in the year to August, analysis published yesterday revealed. Older drivers aged at least 50 were hit with the biggest increase.
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Surprising increase in people buying #funeralplans  for their parents!
New research* has revealed that nearly three quarters (72%) of people who have bought a prepaid
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Are you a creature of habit? When it comes to the annual renewal of your motor insurance, does a certain inertia set in? That’s probably why you end up just renewing the same cover with the same insurer.

That’s also likely to be the reason you are paying more than you might need for your car insurance.

There’s no way you are able to avoid the expense of insurance, of course, because the law requires a minimum, basic level of third party cover. But whatever level of insurance you choose, you might still keep a careful eye on the price of the premiums – and avoid paying more than you need.
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Excellent site to visit with lots of valuable information for the bereaved - more than just #obituaries  
Funeral Zone has become the most popular funeral resource for the bereaved in the UK
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Every week there seems to be an article or TV commentary on the rising #funeralcosts in the UK.

The latest in the Daily Mail has a rather scary headline "Families hit by 50% hike in the price of funerals", this is a little misleading as it's not a general increase, but specific to certain areas depending on where you live.
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Helping to pay for your funeral costs with an #over50lifeinsurance  plan is one option to remove the financial burden from your family.

It's never to early to start planning as it;s sure to happen one day!
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Over 50s personal finance expert
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After 30 years of corporate life in financial services, I set up Over50choices: an online company for the Over 50s giving them choices to help make better decisions.

We offer a wealth of information & guides, plus a range of comparison tools in order to find the best deal that meets their needs.

You won't find any jargon on the site, just good plain English, explaining your choices in simple terms.
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“I made up my mind to be wise and play carefully, conservatively. Everybody knew that the way to do that was to take profits and buy back yo

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Should I put my UK Pension into Income Drawdown or Buy an Annuity
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V impressed with Warwick & his team. Right from quoting in a timely fashion right through to the end result. Warwick came up with some good ideas to help us change our front garden area; new driveway with chippings, new borders using granite cobbles to maintain the overall integrity (barn conversion) of the property, trellis covering one boundary wall, new Yorkstone pathway & raised seating area. Overall our garden has been transformed to a high standard. I would be happy to recommend Warwick. Ash
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Prof Eden removed my prostate in 2010 when i was 48 & PSA is still unrecordable! I did my exercises as advised & didn't have any incontinence and because he saved my nerve bundle on the one side, after 12 months my erections returned. When I think of the alternative options I was exploring 5 yrs ago, I can't thank Prof Eden enough for his skill and manor in which he took control of the situation. Having prostate cancer changed my life and thanks to Chris Eden I left corporate life, moved to Cornwall and I am now living the dream! Thank you Ashley Shepherd
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