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LIFESTYLE BLOG

Silver Life Style articles provide advice, views & inspiration to help you keep up with all the latest news, trends & views...

Explore your potential by working after Retirement…

7 tips for finding a new job in your 50s Put ageism aside Spring clean your CV Network, network, network... Ignore the worries of fresh young face Consider new...

Online dating – Taking the plunge!

Times are definitely changing and online dating is now the third most popular way to meet people (after the pub and through a friend)15 million people in the UK...

Death – Facing the day…

Death - Facing the day... Nobody likes talking about dying, but in reality some discussions and good advance planning really is beneficial to your family. The stark fact is that...

Awesome Senior Bloggers Wanted – Over 50 and something to say? Say it on...

Silver Life Style UK is a new start up website. We are a community website providing news and information for people over the age of 50 years. It is...

A fun new approach to learning… Online learning for Seniors

'Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty' This is a well-known quotation by Henry Ford and certainly one well worth pondering. It is true that many...

Keep warm, keep safe

When the temperature drops, older adults run a higher risk of health problems and injuries related to the weather. It’s important that they, and those who care for them,...

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TRAVEL & DESTINATIONS BLOG

Road, Rail, Air or Sea... Adventures come in all shapes & sizes. Explore our Blog to find exciting alternatives to the 'Mainstream Vacation'.

City Cycling – Cambridge (UK)

    logo Image: © Cambridge County Council Cambridgeshire is one of the best places in the country to cycle. It is relatively flat and has an extensive cycle route network for...

Pedal Power – Enjoy the best countryside on two wheels!

Staying active is important as you get older, and along with swimming and walking, cycling is a good low impact exercise and is currently enjoying a renaissance in popularity...

10 UK Yoga and Wellbeing Retreat Ideas

Freeing up a few days to take care of yourself is of vital importance. Taking time to truly relax and rest can work wonders for our health, minds and...

The world’s definitely your oyster …. as a Solo Traveller.

The world's definitely your oyster …. as a Solo Traveller. Going on holiday on your own could sound daunting, but it shouldn't be! Travelling solo can be a rewarding and...

Cheap flights: What are ‘mistake fares’ and how can you bag crazy discounts?

When does paying $300 feel like getting something for free? The answer is when it’s the price of a round-trip ticket from the United States to Auckland on Air...

Tips to consider for better travel planning

Image Credits: Pixabay There are many details that need to be considered, which puts a lot of stress to some people. However, with some careful planning well in advance, you...

Hungary’s out, Macao’s in – how the travel map has changed since 1990

The planet has never been smaller – nor tourists more ubiquitous. Around 1.32 billion overseas trips were made by travellers around the world last year, up from 1.24 billion...

US tells travellers to plan their funerals before North Korea holiday

Journalist Suki Kim spent a year undercover in North Korea. She posed as an English teacher, then bravely wrote a book about her insights into North Korean society. Travellers to...

Heath & Wellbeing Blog

Health advice and articles for the over 50's from Silver Life Style UK

Winter Soup Ideas

Need a quick and hearty soup recipe for a cold day. Check our recipes here...

Feeling down this winter? You might have Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

Feeling down? You might have Seasonal Affective Disorder Ask anyone how they feel about winter and you’re likely to get a negative response. Not only do we have to deal...

How to design a healthy dinner plate…

Designing a healthy dinner plate is both an art and a science. The average dinner in the UK has improper portions and usually has the focus on the wrong...

Keep warm, keep safe

When the temperature drops, older adults run a higher risk of health problems and injuries related to the weather. It’s important that they, and those who care for them,...

Spa Breaks – Perfect for Relaxation

Spa breaks sound wonderful and the idea of being pampered in beautiful surroundings is very appealing, but can be a little daunting if you haven't been to a spa...

City Cycling – Cambridge (UK)

    logo Image: © Cambridge County Council Cambridgeshire is one of the best places in the country to cycle. It is relatively flat and has an extensive cycle route network for...

Go Greek – for good health!

Go Greek - for good health! In the last few years the spotlight has been swung on the traditional Greek diet as it has now been recognised as being particularly...

Living with Type 2 Diabetes

“Over 400 people are diagnosed with diabetes in UK every day,”1 many of whom, are over 50 years old. The symptoms of type 2 diabetes are not always obvious,...

10 UK Yoga and Wellbeing Retreat Ideas

Freeing up a few days to take care of yourself is of vital importance. Taking time to truly relax and rest can work wonders for our health, minds and...

Fitness and the Over 50s

Fitness and the Over 50s Maintaining personal fitness in our senior years is not nearly as difficult as you may think – and there are plenty of options to...

Foods that Support the Immune System in the 50+ Age Group

Foods that Support the Immune System in the 50+ Age Group Keeping our immune system in tip-top condition is not difficult if we are familiar with immune-boosting foods, and buy...

THE ARTS IN THE UK

Discover artworks, explore venues and meet artists.

Great Exhibition of the North: Two acts quit in protest at sponsors BAE

Image copyright - Rex/Shutterstock Image caption - Nadine Shah said she was "disgusted" at the company's involvement Great Exhibition of the North: Two acts quit in protest at sponsors BAE. Two acts...

Royal College of Art best place in the world to study art and design,...

Dyson building, Royal College of Art (RCA) Battersea campus. © Richard Haughton. The Royal College of Art (RCA) has been found to be the number one university across the world...

The future of arts funding in the UK

Are the arts going through a funding crisis? Many people in the sector will question whether there was ever a period when they weren’t, but it’s true that things...

Music festivals pledge 50/50 gender equality

Image copyright - Getty Images The days of male-dominated music festivals could be drawing to a close, after 45 events pledged to achieve a 50/50 gender balance by 2022. Brighton's...

Lesley Manville: Things are improving for older women in acting

Lesley Manville has said she feels there has been a “shift” and that the TV and film industry is improving for older actresses. The 61-year-old Oscar nominee is returning for...

PROPERTY NEWS

May to set timetable to reveal foreign owners of UK property

Pressure from Tory peers leads PM to promise draft legislation on register of beneficial owners by summer Skyscrapers on the horizon beyond the rooftops of residential houses in London. Photograph: Bloomberg...

UK housing market gets off to subdued start in 2018, estate agents say

UK housing market gets off to subdued start in 2018, estate agents say Sellers of £1m-plus homes in London struggled the most to find buyers in January, survey finds Sales, new...

Average UK property asking price up £2000, says Rightmove

Property website warns buyers not to be too optimistic, with sales down 5.5% and average time taken to sell homes lengthening significantly Asking prices are up, number of sales are...

Ombudsman abandons ‘broken’ housing market

Ombudsman abandons 'broken' housing market Image copyright - PA One of several organisations that resolves disputes in the property market has announced it is going to withdraw from the sector. Ombudsman Services...

UK house prices:new report reveals the most affordable UK cities for home buyers

Affordability in UK cities is at its worst level since 2007 but buyers who head to Scotland, the North of England and Northern Ireland should ease their purse strings...

FINANCE

The changing employment scene for the over 50’s.

Reaching retirement age used to be a big milestone with men and women stopping work overnight to enjoy their new-found leisure time, doing all the things they had wanted...

Personal lending increases four times faster than wages

Personal lending increases four times faster than wages Image copyright - BBC News Image captionMel Reynolds was borrowing money to pay for food for her sons The value of outstanding personal loans...

More than a quarter of households ‘have no savings they can quickly access’

By Vicky Shaw, Press Association Personal Finance Correspondent - 8 February 2018 1 / 2More than a quarter of households ‘have no savings they can quickly access’ About 28% of people in...

What does 2018 have in store for your money?

Article Imported from www.google.com/news... The coffers are empty and it’s still a long time until payday. At this time of year it truly feels like our finances are hanging in...

Holiday promotions can be misleading, says Which?

Article Imported from www.google.com/news Holiday promotions can be misleading, says Which? Image copyright - Getty Images Holiday firms which advertise time-limited offers may be misleading consumers, according to the consumer group, Which? Many...