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What rights do grandparents have when a family splits?

Gaining access to grandchildren via legal means can be difficult according to family law solicitor Lisa Mohar from Bray & Bray law firm. Here she explains how the law works and makes a case for change.

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15th Aug 2018
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How to manage the school holidays with grandchildren when their parents are divorced

Summer brings many grandparents welcome time with grandchildren but for some it also means the stress of dealing with a broken relationship too.

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7th Aug 2018
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Relationships under strain - Menopause and BPH causing sleepless nights

Menopause symptoms and benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) are two conditions affecting many older Britons.

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3rd Jul 2018
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Build your family tree for free

Ever wondered what your family tree reveals about you? Uncovering your family's past has never been easier.

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26th Dec 2017
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Half of unpaid carers are providing care out of guilt

New research shows families are struggling to confront care needs and guilt is at the root of their decision making.

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8th Jun 2017
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Assisted dying - a personal story

Lesley Close recalls her brother's decision to choose an assisted death at the Dignitas Clinic in Switzerland and why she supported him.

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13th Apr 2017
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Advance care planning - choosing the right path

Paul Hensby of Final Choices highlights steps you should consider to give you more control over the care options when facing an end of life illness.

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10th Nov 2016
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What to do when someone dies?

Reactions of sorrow, confusion and feeling helpless are common when faced with the death of a loved one.

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30th Aug 2016
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The power of positivity

Dr Lynda Shaw encourages you to take life by the scruff of the neck - all with a little bit of positive thinking.

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21st Mar 2016
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How to cope with bereavement

Dr Lynda Shaw offers tips to cope with feelings of guilt and isolation after bereavement.

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19th Mar 2016
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Resolution for love

Did you spend yet another New Year alone? Perhaps it's time to ditch the usual resolutions and concentrate on one which will change your life in 2016.

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4th Jan 2016
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Sandwich generation needs our help

Dr Lynda Shaw highlights the problems faced by people who juggle caring for elderly parents with the needs of their own children and work.

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20th Nov 2015
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When caring for an elderly parent becomes too much

50connect relationships expert Dr Lynda Shaw offers care advice for coping with the needs of elderly parents

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4th Nov 2015
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We need to get emotional

Dr Lynda Shaw explains how our 'old' attitudes in the workplace could be stifling creativity and expression.

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30th Sep 2015
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Trust is important for good health

Dr Lynda Shaw reveals how trust can play an important role in our everyday happiness and emotional wellbeing.

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21st Sep 2015
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Starting a new relationship

Dr Lynda Shaw looks at how to get over one of the big stress hurdles of beginning a new chapter in your life - starting a new relationship

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9th Jul 2015
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Maya Angelou talks about love

The late Dr Maya Angelou looks back on the impact her mother had on her life and how love provided the platform for her to succeed.

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30th Jun 2015
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Tips for controlling anger

Neuroscientist and cognitive psychologist Dr Lynda Shaw provides 5 useful tips for controlling your anger at work.

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16th Jun 2015
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Worst Valentine's presents

Valentine's Day comes round but once a year, thankfully, and as the results of a recent survey show some folk have a strange way of trying to impress their lover.

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2nd Mar 2015
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Essential steps when going through divorce

Divorce and separation among the UK's over 60s is on the increase but few are making the correct decisions when dividing assets. Read these essential tips!

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21st Jan 2015
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Bad relationships - older men treading a familiar path

Manj Weerasekera looks at the reasons why many older men struggle to find lasting second relationships

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8th Jan 2015
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Preparing for Christmas

Dr Lynda Shaw examines why, for some, Christmas is a time of tension dread and has tips to reduce stress levels and enjoy your time with family and friends.

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10th Dec 2014
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Why women need their friends

Dr Lynda Shaw looks at how older women use support networks of other women to help them as they age

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14th Oct 2014
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The Importance of mixing with the community

Dr Lynda Shaw examines ways to strengthen ties to your community and safeguard people against isolation and loneliness.

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14th Aug 2014
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When your parent becomes your child

Dr Lynda Shaw says that carers feel overwhelmed by the responsibility of meeting the needs of their parent as well as the rest of their family

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7th Aug 2014
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Sexual satisfaction for women

Sex, especially great sex, begins in the brain, relationship expert Larry James explains why you should be setting off fireworks in the bedroom.

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30th Jul 2014
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Grandchildren: double empty nest syndrome

Dr Lynda Shaw examines how empty nest syndrome can strike twice when grandchildren grow up.

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22nd Jul 2014
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7 mistakes women make when getting divorced and how to avoid them

Mary Waring, independent financial adviser and author of ‘The Wealthy Woman’ says there are seven common mistakes that she sees women make all too often.

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17th Jul 2014
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Mistreatment in care homes

Specialised care homes for the elderly provide a safe and comfortable living environment but there are exceptions as Susan Brown points out.

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8th Jul 2014
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Relationship breakdown signals

Take steps now to save your relationship if any of these signals sound familiar.

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1st Jul 2014
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