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The property and lifestyle site for the discerning retiree

Thinking about downsizing but don't know where to begin? Want to free up some money to help your children/grandchildren? Or looking for somewhere suitable for your parents. We are not an estate agents but a property-focused advice and information website. Our plan is to help you find your next home and guide you towards a new life.


PROPERTY ARTICLES UK

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Learning to be an actress at 68

Older actresses complain there aren’t enough good parts for them but this has not deterred Lady Henrietta Rous who is …

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Decluttering without tears

Can’t face the prospect of getting rid of your clutter? Don’t fear – our 10-point guide will provide all the …

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Making music in Retirement

Retirement communities are discovering the joys of singing in later life. JANE SLADE seeks out the best retirement properties catering …

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INTERVIEWS 

JANE SLADE Founder Retiremove

Interview with Jane Slade, founder of Retiremove

JANE SLADE was invited to judge the retirement property category at the 2016 prestigious WhatHouse? awards and gave the following interview to …

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Jennie Bond shares her Memory Box treasures

Former BBC Royal Correspondent JENNIE BOND reveals what she would put in her own memory box, after been inspired by those at …

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How a love of honeybees inspired a women’s new business

LOUISE MIDGLEY meets artist and beekeeper Sharon Jervis and discovers how she was inspired to create a new range of health …

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LIFESTYLE 

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Making a mobility scooter a fashion accessory

Etiquette expert Liz Brewer is never one to miss a party – even when she has broken her leg reports JANE SLADE Liz …

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Lady Henrietta Rous

Learning to be an actress at 68

Older actresses complain there aren’t enough good parts for them but this has not deterred Lady Henrietta Rous who is …

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‘Rightsize’ to a luxury apartment in the heart of London

The decision to ‘rightsize’ and move from a forever home to somewhere more manageable can be difficult but, once made, …

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GARDENING

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March gardening highlights

LOUISE MIDGLEY enjoys spring colour and the promise of things to come in her garden In March, no two days …

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Preparing your garden for spring

Gardening editor LOUISE MIDGLEY soaks up some February sunshine while preparing her garden for spring There’s a sense of urgency in …

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Gardening highlights

Our gardening editor LOUISE MIDGLEY recounts some of her gardening highlights from the first few weeks of 2017 Despite the chilly …

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FINANCE

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Not all doom and gloom for overseas property buyers

Despite currency fluctuations interest rates are still at an all time low. So all is not lost for those seeking …

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Money

Brexit to fuel demand for UK pensions to be moved out of Britain

Brexit will be a trigger for more people to move their British pensions out of the UK, predicts the founder and …

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Your financial guide to buying a home overseas

You don’t want to make a mistake buying a home abroad if you are retired. So consider these top currency …

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HEALTH

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Managing joint pain with physiotherapy

Many of us will suffer joint pain in later life. However a qualified physio can help in a variety of …

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Why aches and pains make life a misery

The devastating impact of joint pain is laid bare in a new survey Those aged 64 and over are more likely to suffer …

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Keep taking the steroids

ANNIE CONSTANTINOU writes hilariously and movingly about the side effects of being on steroids as she battles the ‘C-Word’ I have had …

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TECHNOLOGY

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Keeping safe online

BILL CAREY offers some essential tips to ensuring your online experience is risk free With a recent string of high-profile hacking …

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Top five apps for older people

The number of people aged 65 and over accessing the internet has risen by more than a quarter in the past …

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Home Security System

In the last year I have been considering installing some sort of video camera in the house which will add …

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TRAVEL

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Walk in Wordsworth’s footsteps – among the bluebells

THERE is very little written about Dorothy Wordsworth but one boutique hotel in Somerset is doing its celebrating the sister …

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Holidays designed for solo travellers

Make 2017 the year you plan to travel more, take a leap of faith and discover exciting new destinations. We select …

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Experience Catalonia on two-wheels

LOUISE MIDGLEY explores one of Spain’s best kept secrets by bicycle There’s a memorable scene in the award-winning film ‘A Room with a …

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GOLFING PROPERTIES

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Find your Ryder Cup dream home on a top golf resort

As the Ryder Cup tees off at Gleneagles later this week there is no better time to consider purchasing a home on one …

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Stunning golf properties in New Zealand

For anyone thinking of retiring to a home on a world-class golf course, in an English-speaking country with British traditions …

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Retire to a golf resort in the Caribbean

The traditional playground of the rich and infamous has a host of ritzy golf destinations writes PETER SWAIN. Barbados leads the …

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