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Downsizing – how to prepare for change

Downsizing – how to prepare for change

It takes time to prepare to downsize, particularly if you have lived in your marital/family home for many years It is vital to get into the right mindset for change and give yourself from six months to a year develop a positive mental attitude and approach. Many of us...

How you can live life to the full even sooner

How you can live life to the full even sooner

Moving to a retirement community can give you a new lease of life, but it is a big commitment you may not want to rush With McCarthy & Stone you can now take advantage of different options to suit you and your budget and start living life to the full even sooner...

Finding love in later life

Finding love in later life

“Love is quite a funny thing, it creeps up on you when you least expect it, but I’m not complaining.” – Janet Potter Janet Potter, 67, lives at Anchor Hanover’s Oakwood Court in Marton-in-Cleveland, Middlesbrough with her now fiancé David. After meeting in the lounge...

How pet owners thrive with McCarthy and Stone

How pet owners thrive with McCarthy and Stone

Having a pet can transform your life as pet owners at McCarthy and Stone's developments reveal According to a latest study by leading retirement housebuilders, McCarthy & Stone, owning a pet increases your chances of enjoying a happy retirement. Pet owners also...

Move to a great neighbourhood in Yorkshire

Move to a great neighbourhood in Yorkshire

Yorkshire is renowned for its community spirit and friendly locals. A supportive neighbourhood becomes particularly important as we grow older, and retirees can be assured that Mickle Hill, a retirement village in Pickering, incorporates this ethos. Located just 10...

Retirees don’t have to downsize Christmas

Retirees don’t have to downsize Christmas

Residents at McCarthy & Stone developments may have downsized to a smaller property, but it doesn't mean they have to downsize on Christmas, especially when they are part of a warm and close-knit community. McCarthy & Stone developments are well into the...