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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...
Fine dining award for retirement village

Fine dining award for retirement village

Soft white napkins, opulent furnishings and mood lighting are not generally images you might conjure of a restaurant in a retirement village However standards are rising. Haut cuisine is now de rigeur and the heat is on to lure foodies who put fine dining high on...
Why we prefer old movies

Why we prefer old movies

The Sound of Music film is not saying so long or farewell to the hearts of the UK’s older generation according to new research from retirement housing provider Anchor. Report by Ellie O’Donnell New research from Anchor reveals that the 1965 classic The Sound of...
How homesitting can offer retirees adventure

How homesitting can offer retirees adventure

Homesitting has become an attractive option for many women over 65 discovers ELLIE O’DONNELL Women over 65 are opting to become homesitters as 75 per cent of participants in a recent survey revealed. Alan Irvine, Chairman of Homesitters Ltd which conducted the...
A first-class retirement to suit every lifestyle – Battersea Place

A first-class retirement to suit every lifestyle – Battersea Place

In the last decade, London has witnessed a landmark shift in the proportion of older residents who aspire to retire in the capital While many might once have sought a quieter pace of life in suburbia, there is now a tangible demand for high-end, high specification...