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Hallmark Care Homes Scoops Fourth Consecutive Pinders Design Award


What does it take to keep us happy as we age?


How to choose the right wheelchair


Why You Should Speak to a Care Fees
Adviser Before Going into Care


Accessible baths


Seven Things to Consider When Buying a Stairlift


Conservatory uses for the retired


The Importance of Funeral Planning


Evexia - The only specialist in accessible holidays in Chalkidiki of Greece



Classic cars: Invest in your passion



Shopping Online saves you Money and Time


Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles


Online shopping discounts and vouchers
and great savings


Ideas for greeting your neighbours



SHOPPERFROLICS.net - Very humourous cards for the young at heart.


5 Ideal Holidays in the UK for Wildlife Lovers


Over 50's Common Job Hunting Mistakes


Tips to sell your home quickly in 2013 with John Matthews


Online dating for seniors made simple


Home Is Where The Heart Is more


Five jungles you must experience


Over 50 and run a busines?


Preparing for your holiday


What you can do in your garden this summer


Life Cover - Paying the Price


Facing your debts


Why life begins at fifty


The National Careline have launched our CHECK YOUR NEIGHBOUR campaign


3.5 million people could use payday loans in 2012


Relaxing Holidays in Sydney, Cape Town, Venice and Alaska this Winter


The Increasing Popularity of Genealogy Search


Where there's a will, there's a way


Small fall in car insurance premiums


The National Careline and adult social care


Age related hearing loss information


Q-Will Joins Cancer Research UK Free Wills Scheme!


The Benefits of Conservatories for the Older Generation


Support to older people on very low incomes


Poland offers best value for a holiday destination more


Travel insurance difficulties for over 50s more


Dilnot Report on Funding of Care and Support more


Holidays in the Greek Islands When You Retire more


New Business After 50 - Mistakes Not to Make


Exacta Weather have now published the UK winter weather forecast for 2011-2012. more


Life expectancy rises in UK but north-south divide widens more

Southern Cross, Britain's largest private provider of care homes for older people, could soon go into administration. more


Live-in care for the elderly and those with disabilities and spinal injuries more


Rising costs leaving half of older people living on the breadline more


Computing Made Easy for the Over 50s: Windows 7 Edition more

Homesitters. Pet house sitting

If you'd enjoy an entertaining occasional occupation, why not become a Homesitter?


Are you up for the downsize challenge? more



Internet Made Easy For The Over 50s

This new book from consumer champion Which? is the perfect guide for those who want to understand not only the basics of the internet but also want to discover how to make better use of the information they can find there. more


Pensioners burn books for warmth

Volunteers have reported that a large number of elderly customers are snapping up hardbacks as cheap fuel for their fires and stoves. more

Internet security for the over 50's
Cybercriminals are targeting your home PC. Kaspersky Lab Internet security software prevents you from becoming a victim.
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UK Will register online - After 3 years in development the Uk's Will Register www.certainty.co.uk is now online. This means it takes just 60 seconds for somebody with a will to protect their family by ensuring it can be found when they pass on.

1911 CENSUS GOES ONLINE - Online access to the records of 36 million people in 1911. more [image] More button

Still working at 90

He's one of a tiny but growing group of people I've been researching, who are still working way past the normal retirement age. more [image] More button


Survey conducted by Efamol Active 50+, which reveals a generation of 50+ Britons who given the choice would shun more traditional past times more [image] More button

Half price insulation for all households

helping people with soaring gas and electricity bills. more

What to do in the event of a fire

For the purposes of potentially claiming on your home insurance, it's by no means a terrible idea to keep receipts, or take digital photos of individual items around the house that you may have to claim for. more

The oldies are still the best-just!

Help scientists create the biggest database of autobiographical Beatles related memories ever attempted by taking part in the magical memory tour. more [image] More button

Home safety services and tips - Elderly no longer safe in their homes

Over 65's shown as the most susceptible to injury and death in the home more >>>

Elder abuse 'rife' in care homes

Tim Thompson was horrified at the state of the care home where his 96-year-old grandmother lived. more >>>

Older coaches for older swimmers

Older people are being encouraged to become swimming coaches after OAP pool-users said they would be more comfortable with "mature" trainers. more >>>

Care workers face vetting scheme

Care workers in England who look after the elderly, vulnerable adults and children could face vetting in an attempt to crack down on abuse.
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Concessionary bus scheme widened

More than one million older and disabled people will soon be able to travel free by bus across Scotland. more >>>

Becoming a grandparent
Becoming a grandparent marks a new phase in your life with new challenges and responsibilities. It can be a rewarding experience but hard work as well.

You and your partner

Many 50-plus couples wake up one day and wonder if they really know the person sitting next to them in bed. But for others it's just the start of a phase in a relationship that's different and special. more...



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Being a carer

You may find your caring responsibilities increase as you get older, because parents age or your partner becomes frail. Or you may find you're being cared for yourself. Here we reveal tips for adapting to your new role. more...

Family, partners and you

Life can be quite an emotional rollercoaster. One minute you can be feeling joy at becoming a grandparent, the next you may have to deal with facing the future without someone you love. Read our guides for simple tips on how to cope.

The world is fast ageing - have we noticed?

In all countries, and in developing countries in particular, measures to help older people remain healthy and active are a necessity, not a luxury. more...

Scientists probe anti-ageing gene

Scientists in the United States have discovered a gene that can keep mice alive for 30% longer than normal. more...

Mature fans enjoy a new musical youth

There was a time when rock concerts and pop music did not mix comfortably with older people. more...

Age prejudice 'ubiquitous in UK'

Get to 49 and it seems you could be "over the hill" - at least that's how many of us perceive it.

Identity theft: stealing your name

Identity theft is Britain's fastest-growing white-collar crime, increasing at nearly 500% a year. more...

The age of 50 marks authors' peak

Fifty is the perfect age to write a novel, a study of the best-selling authors of the past 50 years has shown more...

Plan to give elderly care control

Green pensioner shows some bottle

'Spies' call on disabled parking

Silver surfers' cyber café award

Graduation day for silver surfers

Tories pledge free long term care

Elderly helped by art & music


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