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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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Retirees choosing Dorset instead of Spain

ELLIE O’DONNELL reports a drop in the number of retirees moving to Spain and discovers Dorset is proving a attractive …

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Never too old to be a first time buyer

Age isn’t holding back Geoffrey Green from becoming a first-time buyer. At 98, the former tenant farmer on the Blenheim …

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A new development for retirees in the North West

Specialist retirement living developer PegasusLife has completed its first age-exclusive development in the North West, Chapelwood in Wilmslow The development …

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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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Introducing a new way to live in retirement

Nicholas John talks to Keith Cockell, Chairman of Inspired Villages, market leaders in the care village sector Keith, why are …

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Retiring from work, but not from life!

The common misconception is that retirees automatically reach for their pipes and slippers when they decide to stop working, but …

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Discover your voice on a singing holiday

It takes someone rather special to turn a small group of mature women who have never sung together before into …

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GARDENING

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Taking advantage of the light midsummer evenings

LOUISE MIDGLEY makes the most of the long balmy evenings to keep her borders in order Watering the hanging baskets, …

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New plants and products for 2017

Louise Midgley looks at newly introduced products and plants beautiful enough to grace our gardens. Rosa Dame Judi Dench from …

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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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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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Hotel Review: the Swan at Hay-on-Wye

KIT SALISBURY travelled from the USA to visit a town she had only read about, and discovered that it boasts …

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Discover your voice on a singing holiday

It takes someone rather special to turn a small group of mature women who have never sung together before into …

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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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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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