9 September 2019 Make more mates and meet more often

Our Branches across the UK are hosting a series of special get-togethers throughout September to encourage people to make new friends, after our research revealed that almost half of adults with significant friends (48%) only get together with them less than once a month.

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8 August 2019 Quick Guide to Support for Hearing and Sight Loss

Hearing and sight loss can affect people of all ages, but as we get older we are increasingly likely to experience this, resulting in significant practical, financial and emotional impact. Both hearing and sight loss can lead to withdrawal from social situations, emotional distress and depression. Sight loss can also lead to a higher risk of falls, driving accidents and incorrect use of medications.

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17 June 2019 Five unusual ways to earn pin money

Money can’t buy happiness, but it can be nice to have a little extra cash in your pocket once in a while. If you’re open to giving new money-spinning ventures a try, here’s five ideas to pop in the ideas bank...

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17 April 2019 Holidays that give back

Don’t think that volunteering holidays are just for gap-year students or hipster millennials, because having a few more years under your belt can be an advantage when it comes to snapping up sought-after spaces. Your accrued life and work experience means that you’ll have a lot to offer.

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25 July 2019

Our height of summer reads

Whether you’re sitting in the garden or heading off for a holiday, there’s nothing nicer than taking time out with a good book. But with so many new releases it can be hard to know which one to choose. If you’re unsure of which book to get your nose into, take a look at our top five summer reads suggestions.

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25 February 2019 How to prepare your home for sale

If you’re thinking of downsizing now that younger family members have flown the nest, or you’ve retired and fancy a move to a new area, one thing can seem a massive hassle – getting your property ready for sale.

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31 January 2019 Take to the stage, whatever your age

If you’ve a passion to tread the boards, don’t think because you’re over 30 there's no chance. When it comes to acting, age is just a number – and no reason at all to stop you pursuing your thespian dreams.

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