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New teeth for old

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It is the news we have all been waiting for...that there is a way to regrow our teeth!

This exciting news has been announced by a team from King’s College in London who say the research has been long and arduous but is now showing some exciting results.



Silver Travel Advisor Article:

Are you, like me, done with airport hassle? I simply cannot stand in another queue at some ungodly hour, shoes off, clutching my trousers as now beltless, whilst trying to grapple my laptop out of my rucksack and pop my lipstick in a plastic bag that’s always too small or won’t close properly! No more can I do it. It is Great Britain for me this year. And upon investigation, there are some seriously good holiday options available.

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Health food of the month - Blood Orange

blood orangesThe New Year sees those lovely fruity satsumas and clementines going out of season; but there is big compensation this month as January welcomes in blood oranges.



Take a look at this month's recipe inspiration for starters, mains and desserts.

Quick Chicken Liver Pâté with Orange and SherryLOVE life Orange and King Prawn Noodle SaladCampari and Blood Orange Sorbet 

Lakeland are the leading supplier in kitchen and homewares and we've teamed up with them to bring you a selection of vegetarian recipes.


Father Christmas cupcakeThis jolly father christmas sugar paste decoration will look great on top of cupcakes or to sit on the top of your Christmas cake. It is also fun to make with the family.


Visit Wales:

10 romantic things to do in the Brecon Beacons

Walker on the Brecon Beacons

Soft, green hills, sparkling waterfalls and starry skies make the Brecon Beacons National Park an idyllic place to enjoy a little well-earned together time.



Fly the world non-stop

Qantas plane

Travel is always high on the list of how people our age like to spend their time and goodness, how things changing from our youth.

The latest is that Qantas intends to introduce direct non-stop flights to Australia by 2018 and without doubt British Airways, who is already among the leaders in long-haul flights, will be doing something similar as well.

This flight will not really be a lot longer than some existing flights. Already there are many long distance flights around the world; with London to Singapore non-stop being an everyday event now taking just under 13 hours and Abu Dhabi to Los Angeles direct taking just over 16 hours. Emirates already flies Dubai to Auckland, 8,824 miles taking around  17 hours, and the new London to Perth 9,000 miles non-stop flight is expected to take about the same time.



Maggi's Relationship Column:
Hitting a low point

Nothing seems to be working out for me right now. I'm hitting fifty in a couple of months, the two kids are in their bolshie teens and I'm struggling to have any decent conversation with my husband.

I'm finding it hard to get off to sleep, feel exhausted all the time and frankly can't get enthusiastic about anything, even food or sex. I have an overwhelming urge to just walk out of the door and disappear.

What one earth shall I do? Am I depressed? Where do I start?



NEW Online Retirement Planning Courses

Many visitors will already know that LaterLife is the leading provider of open Planning Retirement Workshops.

Now we have developed a very comprehensive Online Retirement Planning course, covering both lifestyle and finance, which draws on the extensive experience of delivering face to face courses to the many thousands of delegates each year. By providing alternative paths and optional levels of detail it is applicable whether you are within a few years of retirement, in your first years of retirement, or are still 10-15 years away.


What’s more, during the launch period, we are offering newsletter subscribers a massive 50% discount on the price. Click below to find out more!

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Planning Retirement Online


Current LaterLife Articles

You'll find in the boxes below below links to the current editions of each of our various articles or special features, or you can jump straight to main sections like Health & Travel here:

LaterLife Health
LaterLife Travel
Relationship Counselling & Advice Index
All Features & Article Listings


Jennie's special offers direct to you from Silver Towers

Dear Silver Travellers

We are now post turkey and tinsel, all very happy and feeling gently relaxed. New Year’s Eve is just around the corner, and with it our resolutions for 2017. Here at Silver Towers we hope that we can bring you new ideas for your travels, and here are our latest offers from our partners. We only work with travel companies we can recommend with confidence, and most have been personally tested by our team of Advisors and writers.

The latest edition of our free magazine, The Silver Traveller, is currently winging its way to all members who have previously received a copy. If you haven’t received yours by 10 January, or would like to receive one for the first time, please click the link below.

Here’s to an excellent, healthy 2017 from all the Silver Travel team!!

P.S. Look out for exclusive flight upgrade offers with Wendy Wu Tours available from 2 January.

Order your free magazine now



Gardener's Diary

This month's Gardening Tips: Jobs to do this month and Worm casts in lawns

In association with The Royal Horticultural Society - the UK's leading gardening charity dedicated to advancing horticulture and promoting good gardening.



Travels With Alice -
Spotlight on Scandinavia

By Jeanne Davis, written in her usual thought provoking and entertaining style

Jeanne's column gives a personalized viewpoint on her recent travels. Insights into human behavior are mixed, in inimitable Jeanne style, with great locations and underlying humour.


Father Christmas cupcakeThis jolly father christmas sugar paste decoration will look great on top of cupcakes or to sit on the top of your Christmas cake. It is also fun to make with the family.



Have a look at some of the latest job opportunities

or read's article about
Finding a job when you are over 50

Including new innovative project assignment approach from

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Balearic Outdoor Holidays.


To be enjoyed not endured.

We organise guided walking holidays on the enchanting Spanish islands of Mallorca, Menorca and Ibiza.

All walks are completely backed up and you'll feel  looked after from the minute that you arrive.

Our holidays feature achievable walking, great accommodation plus wonderfull food and drink.

Call us on freephone 0800 072 4832 or visit our website for more information.



Volunteers' Stories

Founded in 1931, IVS is a non-profit organisation that promotes peace and social justice through volunteering.

This article series will bring you stories from their volunteers about their inspirational experiences...



Relationship Column:

Over my career I certainly met plenty of people who were finding those changes hard. I know I found my transition difficult and missed my counselling and training work very much. I missed the brilliant and supportive colleagues in our shared office/sitting room, I missed the routine, and the wonderfully courageous people who trusted me to be alongside them as they struggled to make sense of their problems.


A series focused on helping us enjoy technology products for years to come

This month we look at pressure cooker tips.

What is a computer healthcheck and do I need one for my PC, laptop or tablet computer?
Pressure Cooker Tips
Photo composition tips

More KNOWHOW Articles

How to Paint a Puffin in Watercolour with Rachel McNaughton

Rachel McNaughton takes you through how to create this beautiful watercolor puffin.


Visit Scotland

Do you enjoy hearing tales of the past, exploring historical sites or tasting traditional delicacies that have been hand crafted for generations? Then 2017 - Scotland’s Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology - is the year you MUST visit Scotland.

Celebrate Scotland's Year of History Heritage and Archaeology in 2017
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LaterLife Travel

Award winning travel writers, broadcasters and photographers Hugh Taylor and Moira McCrossan spotlight destinations and topics in the Travel Guide

Hugh Taylor Moira McCrossan

See the list of LATEST ADDITIONS

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Try our Interactive Travel Review Map

LaterLife Travel Insurance

Designed for the more mature traveller and covers single trip insurance up to age 85 and annual policies up to age 75.

Click here for further information and to obtain a quotation


Retirement Planning & FinanceA fresh approach to providing financial information

Read about the LaterLife Retirement Planning & Finance web site. A valuable resource for you and your children.


blood oranges

Health food of the month
- Blood Oranges

The New Year sees those lovely fruity satsumas and clementines going out of season; but there is big compensation this month as January welcomes in blood oranges.




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Current Competitions:

Enter the January Prize Draw

This month Cosmos Tours & Cruises are offering our marvellous prize – an 8 day trip for two to the Istrian Riviera, exploring the wonders of Croatia. This is a truly gorgeous area, with remarkable history in the towns and villages, a breath-taking coast line and magnificent scenery. You’ll be staying in Porec which is replete with buildings centuries old, including the Euphrasian Basilica, home to gem-studded Byzantine mosaics.


Competition closes on the 31st January 2017