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The Age of No Retirement?

We're supporting Trading Times' bid for a national debate and exhibition about ageism in society.


Calling all gransnetters! Fill in our census - and win some really fab prizes...

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From news to books to designer's great to talk! 


What to do in a heatwave

Top tips from gransnetters on what to do when your legs start to swell and lethargy sets in.


Long-distance grandparenting

In lieu of a working teleporter, we've rounded up the top 10 tips for long-distance grandparenting.

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Fitness for over 50s

Expert advice on exercising around aches and pains from Move It or Lose It!'s Julie Robinson.

arrow Find a fitness class near you.

Summer sandals

What's out there to tickle our toes and flaunt on the beaches this year? Here's our pick of the best.


Getting a steak-free tan. 


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Summer style for grownups

Summer fashion investments from The Women's Room Blog, and not a crop top in sight.

arrow Find out what not to wear after 50.
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Online dating after 50

Thinking of online dating? Take a look at Margaret Goodwin's dos and don'ts for digital romance. 

arrow Read our other guest blog posts.

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Penelope Lively webchat

Discussing her career and her latest book - a view from old age. Add your questions now.

arrow Chat about books on the forums.
The gallery of vanished husbands

Natasha Solomons Q&A

The Gallery of Vanished Husbands author talks juggling writing with family life.

arrow Take a look at our August book club.



Understanding autism

One girl's frank account of what daily life is like for those with autism - and why she sees it as a gift.

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Coming up...

Our August book club will feature Spare Brides by best-selling novelist Adele Parks. Find out more.

arrow Our kids' and picture books of the month.