There’s nothing funny about getting old.

Once you hit some sort of physical problems it tends to make you feel as if you are getting old. Whether it is eyesight, muscular weakness, hearing-loss, or general aches and pains, it is a salutory reminder that all life tends towards chaos and decay.
However we can share ideas to alleviate problems, whether simple ones like wrapping elastic bands round the neck of a jamjar to make it easier to open, or using Norwegian walking poles to negotiate icy pavements, lets share those tips and hints that can make life with age or disability easier to cope with.

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Gill T. Cymru/Wales BMid: tennantfamily January 2011

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