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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 pursuing an acting career at aged 68, reports JANE SLADE Lady Henrietta, whose family own the Cliffside village of Clovelly in Devon (where the Water Babies author Charles Kingsley lived) is best known for editing the Sixties’ fashion designer Ossie …

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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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Retirement village with stunning garden

Downsizers can grieve more for their gardens than their homes when they move so why not choose a retirement village …

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Pet-friendly retirement schemes

More and more developments are allowing residents to bring their four-legged friends with them, but how do you go about finding the right …

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Our guide to buying a retirement property

    Buying a retirement home can be a nerve-racking business because there is so much to consider. This print-out-and-keep …

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Your checklist before moving to a retirement property

Blue Cedar Homes retirement development at Long Ashton near Bristol. JANE SLADE offers some essential tips …

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Try out a retirement apartment before you buy

Enjoying a trial stay at a retirement apartment takes the fear out of downsizing reports JANE SLADE We wouldn’t buy a car before …

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Brits shun retiring to Europe

New research reveals post Brexit boom in demand for retirement housing in UK as concerns rise about retiring abroad According to …

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Retirement living offers older people a social life

Living in a retirement community helps people feel less lonely A recent survey carried out for the Jo Cox Commission on …

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Retirement Village on TV

Audley Inglewood, the luxury retirement village near Kintbury in Berkshire, has featured in a BBC documentary Holding Back the Years, …

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Enjoying the social benefits of an active retirement

Come with us behind the scenes to see what life is like in one of Churchill’s retirement developments Find out about …

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What can we learn from the USA about ‘age-qualified’ housing

Peter Robinson, Partner at ProMatura’ London office, explains how his company helps create fulfilment for residents and profitable businesses in the …

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