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and stretch… If you’d like to feel fitter and be a bit healthier, but you’re not a fan of anything that involves Lycra or lifting anything heavier than a glass of Merlot, then it’s worth exploring yoga, Pilates and Tai chi.  Tai Chi helps prevent falls as we age and has been shown to help…

Beauty

Retinol: the anti-aging superhero Retinol is an anti-aging superhero, a powerful weapons in the ongoing battle to keep skin looking younger and fresher.  Retinol is a vitamin, vitamin A1. It’s found naturally in foods including liver and other animal products and is often used, in the form of carotenoids extracted from vegetable sources, to fortify…

Alpha Clinic

Get back to fabulous with a face lift or fat transfer procedure Sometimes our faces don’t reflect the way we feel inside. The cumulative effects of sun-damage and age mean that the elastin and collagen fibres that keep our faces looking fresh start to break down and production rates slow. Gravity does us no favours…

Rubislaw Park

The care home that offers a bright new start Many of us are reluctant to consider a care home for our parents or ourselves as we get older. Yet it can bring many opportunities in later years including making new friends and taking part in a wide range of activities – even those that have…

Behind the business

Philip & Richard Sainsbury’s furniture Brothers in armchairs Sainsbury’s Furniture is one of the city’s best loved family businesses, with four floors of modern and classic designs in lounge and dining furniture, upholstery, flooring and bedrooms. It’s run by brothers Philip and Richard Sainsbury, the third generation of the Sainsbury family since upholsterer Noel Sainsbury…

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