Travel
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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Health
2 April 2019 Quick Guide to Bereavement Support

Our members often tell us they have joined the Society to make new friends after losing a partner. The ways in which bereavement, and other losses, affect us are very personal and can lead members into contact with our Branch care and welfare service. It is natural for the impact of a close bereavement to cause feelings of loss and grief. However, similar feelings can also arise if a loved one develops dementia, or moves to live in a care home.

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Home
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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Culture
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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Home
24 January 2019 Gardens that give back

There’s a growing movement to make your garden much more than just a pretty space. Instead, the push is to turn it into an area that gives something back, to the local community or to the earth. It doesn’t matter how big your garden is or how much time you have to spare. A couple of simple ideas could be all it takes to help others or benefit the planet.

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