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Helping mum and dad make the next move

Helping mum and dad make the next move

  Writing down options for a couple to consider proved key in helping them make the right decision to move to a retirement village Faced with ageing parents in declining health and worrying about their future care as they grew older, Jackie Bushell researched some...
Gardening highlights

Gardening highlights

Our gardening editor LOUISE MIDGLEY recounts some of her gardening highlights from the first few weeks of 2017 Despite the chilly weather, I’m easily enticed outside, as long as I can find my trusty woollen hat. If there has been a hard frost, I wait until after lunch...
The golden age (and sands) of retirement

The golden age (and sands) of retirement

With a catalogue of holidays already under their belts and many more planned, Ortus Homes has opened up a whole new world for retirees John and Jackie Hayward Recent figures from the Office for National Statistics show that retirees aged 65 to 79 are the happiest age...
Interview with Jane Slade, founder of 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 the organisers Please tell us a little about yourself and what you do I am the founder of Retiremove, a retirement property...