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How home support can give your life a boost

How home support can give your life a boost

An extra helping hand will let you to maintain your independence for longer and enhance your life Retirement is a wonderful prospect; enjoying work-free days where you can visit friends, spoil the grandchildren or take some well-earned time for yourself. But there are...

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How you can feel safer in a retirement community

How you can feel safer in a retirement community

Girlings' retirement communities not only keep people safe but also promote friendships 80-year-old Jackie Corrigan (pictured above and below) moved into retirement development after the last lockdown because of the warm reception she received from other residents....

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Lockdown loneliness prompts people to change retirement plans

Lockdown loneliness prompts people to change retirement plans

A new survey from a leading retirement operator reveals that older people want to change their lives to avoid loneliness In March, when the first lockdown was introduced millions of people’s lifestyles changed overnight. Social events, family visits, or even just...

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Memories of a ‘forgotten’ war

Memories of a ‘forgotten’ war

Gordon Wright, 88, a resident at Anchor Hanover’s Meadow Court in Hampshire, recalls being sent to Korea at the age of 18, to fight in what has become known as ‘The Forgotten Conflict’. Gordon started his adult life as a technician in the British Army and following...

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Lifestory supports junior football club in Winchester

Lifestory supports junior football club in Winchester

Winchester-based Littleton Junior Football Club’s under-12s team has received a welcome boost from later-living specialist Lifestory The under-12s team Littleton Legends is on course to get promoted up a league this 20/21 season and support from Lifestory, which has...

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Properties for retirees launching in Poole

Properties for retirees launching in Poole

An exclusive development of one- and two-bedroom homes in the heart of Dorset’s harbour town of Poole is being unveiled by Renaissance with options to buy and rent Interested purchasers and those looking to rent are invited to register for a private one-to-one...

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Your checklist before moving to a retirement property

JANE SLADE offers some essential tips and questions you should ask when you go and view a retirement development

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Luxury later living – show suite now open

The Landsby is a new concept in luxury later living, offering stylish one and two-bedroom apartments set in private-members’ club-style surroundings.

Phase one apartments are available to buy now (50 per cent sold), from £490,000 to £1,600,000*.

Discover the lifestyle you could lead at the Landsby. Call 020 3143 8876 to book your appointment today.

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Interviews

Sheila Hancock on how she is making the most of her 80s

Sheila Hancock on how she is making the most of her 80s

Sheila Hancock talks to Retiremove about her new film Edie and why she has no intention of retiring at 85 BY JANE SLADE Sheila Hancock is quite matter of fact about getting old. “I think it’s good to keep the stairs as it means I have to keep moving,” says the...

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Jennie Bond shares her Memory Box treasures

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 Moore Place care home, which Jennie opened in December I'm sure most people would agree that memories, rather than possessions or...

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

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 and body-care products in her 50s As a little girl Sharon Jervis was fascinated with birds and learnt to recognise their individual calls. She...

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Property articles

Experience the lifestyle with McCarthy & Stone

Experience the lifestyle with McCarthy & Stone

‘Failing to plan is planning to fail’, is a true adage when it comes to preparing for retirement and why it is never too soon to 'experience the lifestyle' at one of McCarthy & Stone's brand new developments Central to making the most of your retirement is where...

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Travel

How downsizing can help you realise your dreams

How downsizing can help you realise your dreams

Downsizing to a home that meets your needs can unleash all kinds of opportunities – including travelling to exotic places The big question facing Ann Girling ahead of her milestone 70th birthday, was what she wanted from her retirement years? It’s a big question a lot...

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Normandy chateau available to rent

Normandy chateau available to rent

A magnificent Normandy chateau dating from 1650 is launching this spring as an exclusive-use self-catering retreat. Located near the town of St Lo, Château de L’Angotière is the idea spot to enjoy a break with friends or celebrate a special  anniversary...

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Gardening

Taking advantage of the light midsummer evenings

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, newly planted specimens, tomatoes and cucumbers in the greenhouse has to be my main priority during this ‘Flaming June’ heatwave. However, there’s a...

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New plants and products for 2017

New plants and products for 2017

Jane Slade looks at newly introduced products and plants beautiful enough to grace our gardens. Rosa Dame Judi Dench from David Austin Roses This enchanting Hybrid Musk variety named after one of Britain’s most beloved stars of stage and screen, is one of...

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March gardening highlights

March gardening highlights

LOUISE MIDGLEY enjoys spring colour and the promise of things to come in her garden In March, no two days are the same. Growth is rapid and a shrub that’s in bud one day can be in full flower the next. Yesterday I noticed the Sophora microphylla ‘Sun King’ had finally...

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