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Laterlife Interest Articles


laterlife interest index, provides a guide to previous features published in the laterlife interest section of 

laterlife interest - special features, regular columns, opinions and ideas on anything and everything to do with being 50 plus 

Individual Articles


Previous individual articles have been archived and listed in categories below for your convenience..


Health and Beauty



General Interest


  Jobs and Working




Planning and managing


Celebrating and Entertaining

laterlife interest extras

Articles of interest from other organisations.

Annuities and Open Market Options

With real costs of living increasing faster than pensions, now more than ever, it is important to ensure that you get the best income from your pension or the savings you have built up during your working life.


The future of Cancer Relief

from Macmillan Cancer Relief.


The cost of a careless moment

Avoiding a winter car breakdown nightmare

Catalogues: The Stamp Collector's Bible

The second in our new series by the world’s leading stamp company, Stanley Gibbons

Regular Features

The Handicrafts column

Top designer Judy Balchin shows you how to make your Christmas tree special this year with these personal Labels of Love decorations.  

Edition 1 - Tea bag folding

Edition 2 - Celtic knots

Edition 3   Crochet this bag

Edition 4   Paint this clematis

Edition 5    Make Xmas Cards

Edition 6   Chistmas tree present-holders


Natural solutions

Nutricentre’s Q &A forum..  Natural Health resource the Nutricentre (which now appear in a number of larger Tesco stores) are providing laterlife visitors the chance to ask questions on topics of concern or interest to them.

Previous editions

Edition 1

Edition 2

Edition 3

Edition 4

Edition 5

Edition 6

Edition 7

Edition 8

Edition 9

Edition 10


50plus Handyman

50plus Handyman director Roger Runswick looks at:  Chips, cracks and worries

1.  Can I still change my light switch?

2.  Fitting an outside light

3.  Pre-winter maintenance

4.  Fixing drips and changing your taps

5.  Thinking of installing a shower?

6.  Decorating - getting value

7.  Estimate or quotation

8.  Replacing a door?

9.  Additional power sockets

10.Creating a cloakroom & shower

11. Ideas for collecting and saving water

12. Power in the garden

13. Plumbing and bats

14. Busman's holidays

15. Home networking

16. Making good walls and woodwork

The Artist 

Each month presents a feature from either The Artist or its sister publication, Leisure Painter.

This month: Sandra Carpenter talks to American artist Daniel E Greene about the striking compositions he creates for his still lifes in soft pastel


Previous editions:

Edition one

Edition two

Edition three

Edition four

Edition five

Edition six

Edition seven

Edition eight

Edition nine

Edition ten

Edition eleven

Edition twelve

Edition thirteen

Edition fourteen

Edition fifteen

Edition sixteen

Edition seventeen

Edition eighteen

Edition nineteen

Edition twenty

Edition twenty one



Amazon book - Anxieties, Phobias and Panic: A Step by Step Program for Regaining Control of Your Life

Fear of heights

Part two of Sandra Lawrence’s attempt to cure her fear of heights with hypnotherapy. Going for the goals..

Part one: Fear of heights

Amazon book - The senior citizens` survival guide

Have a laugh

Grateful thanks to Age Concern Kirklees and its magazine Fifty Matters for these howlers...

Edition one

Edition two

Edition three

Edition four


Amazon Book - The Virgin Guide to Volunteering


The volunteers` file


REACH, the charity that places professional and business people in part-time voluntary jobs, opens its files to laterlife. This month Gordon Parkin now volunteering with the RNLI as a regional Safety Advisor




Will your retirement be good for your health?

In the third part of this series, Helen Franks talks about the place of vitamin and mineral supplements in your retirement plan

Edition one

Edition two

Edition three


Family treasures

Miller's Price Guide

Jill Churchill, who writes on antiques and collectables for YOURS magazine, continues her series..

Family treasures - 1

Family treasures - 2

Family Treasures - 3

Family Treasures - 4

Family Treasures - 5

Family Treasures - 6

Family Treasures - 7

Family Treasures - 8

Family Treasures - 9

Family Treasures - 10

Family Treasures - 11

Family Treasures - 12

Family Treasures - 13

Family Treasures  -14

Family Treasures - 15

Family Treasures - 16

Family Treasures - 17

Family Treasures - 18

Family Treasures - 19

Family Treasures - 20

Family Treasures - 21

Family Treasures - 22

Family Treasures - 23

Family Treasures - 24

Reports from the Reach Files
Olive Braman tells how volunteers can use their skills and expertise through the charity REACH

Edition 1 Edition 16
Edition 2 Edition 17
Edition 3 Edition 18
Edition 4 Edition 19
Edition 5 Edition 20
Edition 6 Edition 21
Edition 7 Edition 22
Edition 8 Edition 23
Edition 9 Edition 24
Edition 10 Edition 25
Edition 11 Edition 26
Edition 12 Edition 27
Edition 13 Edition 28
Edition 14 Edition 29
Edition 15

Gardening website review


Some of the best and more interesting gardening web sites..


Alternatives for heart disease

Continuing our series on supplements;  Heart protectors: not just a case of lowering cholesterol..


Diary of a part-time pessimist

Heather Redmond continues her monthly confessional 

Back home with the family

Lifting the Lid off Retirement 

By Jeanne Davis

Are you ready to retire

How much money will you need?

Planning your retirement

Where to live when you retire

Working in retirement


An art school in your home


Walking News

Coping With A Loved One's Coronary Artery Disease:

by Carla. D. Ledbetter

Getting a good night`s sleep

A good night`s sleep - 1

A good night`s sleep - 2

A good night`s sleep - 3



Anti-ageing breakthrough 



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