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Index of past articles of interest to an over 50s audience provided by other organisations rather than our own authors.

Retirement Seminars, Retirement Courses and Retirement Workshops – what they are and why you need one!

Would you like a break from routine – and the chance to have a change of scene at no cost to yourself?

Why not become a Homesitter?

Since 1980 Homesitters Ltd has been employing mature, responsible people to live in other people’s homes and care for their pets and possessions while the owners are away. The company has a nationwide network of nearly 1000 carefully vetted employees.

Find out more...

Your Space Music Lessons

They laughed when I sat down at the piano,
but when I started to play........

Have you ever wanted to play the piano? Now you have an exciting chance to begin, or continue where you left off - finish that piece you have always wanted to play!

Olwen MacLeod has set up a new online piano lessons service,, from her remote Island location on North Uist in Scotland. Her beautiful location was the inspiration to create a new way to offer music lessons to anyone wherever their location. The service has attracted a number of highly talented teachers from all around the UK and a range of young and mature pupils.

Why not try a free taster session? Just click here to register.

Time4Care: Planning for our own care needs

Time4Care, a seamless service that brings together Property Management, Care Advice, Legal Advice and Financial Advice, looks at the things you need to consider when preparing for your own care needs.


Accommodation in University Colleges and Student Residences

If you enjoy weekend breaks in the UK but find chain hotels a rather impersonal experience, then why not try this unique opportunity to enjoy a stay within a historic college?

Balearic outdoor holidays organise singles walking holidays to be enjoyed not endured.

Our singles weeks are all about having a good time with like minded individuals who are travelling alone for many reasons. Whatever your reason for joining us, we promise you our best attention at all times and will do everything we can to make your time with us a wonderful and fulfilling experience.

Home ExchangeHome Exchange 50plus is a website which enables you to holiday by swapping homes with like-minded travellers, either in your own country or worldwide, and is specifically for those 50 and over. Select from 750plus homes in 50plus countries from Australia to the USA, stay free and travel more.

Read more about how it works and details of a special offer for LaterLife readers

EpilepsyActionEpilepsy Action asks: What's on Your "Bucket List"?

This year Epilepsy Action is holding its first ‘Will Week’ 24-30 September. To kick things off, the charity decided to take a light-hearted approach to the difficult but inevitable subject. Using Facebook, their followers are invited to say what’s on their bucket list - the list of things they would like to do before they die.

Finding a job when you are over 50.

Including new innovative project assignment approach from

The50PlusAn Interview with Roger Runswick, Director of maintenance company The50Plus

The50Plus is a maintenance company that focuses on providing a range of professional and guaranteed maintenance services, using a mature workforce. Director Roger Runswick talks about the services they provide

TraveleyesEscorted Holidays with a Difference, from Traveleyes

A unique international air tour operator, Traveleyes provides hand-made, multi-sensory group holiday vacations for both blind and sighted travellers from around the world

Alan Fairfax, Silver Travel AdvisorBecoming a Silver Travel Advisor by Alan Fairfax

It was August 2008 with my 65th birthday fast approaching that I decided it was time to say goodbye to the hustle and bustle of business...........

Winter Sun Holidays - St LuciaWinter Sun Holidays

There are a huge range of options for winter sun holidays, ranging from close-by warm destinations to far flung, tropical places

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