Author: 50connect editorial
Join in the fun with Wink Bingo’s new breakfast theme – share your photos and be in with a chance to win prizes.
Dieting for dogs? Chistmas is not good for your pet dog - all the treats can damage their health. Try this liver recipe from Mogens Eliasen
10 tips to tackling malnutrition with food for older people
Health conscious vegetable side dishes to delight your taste buds and your New Year diet plans.
Boost your winter cold immunity with vitamin D3, Echinacea, Beta-Glucans and Probiotics.
Sprouts and Parsnips ... you either love them or hate them and they are an integral part of Christmas. Here are two recipes that will win
New research suggests that for many of us, taking vitamin supplements is a waste of time. But what is the truth behind the headlines?
The winter months are fast upon us and while, as drivers, we feel safe in our cars with the heating on full blast, changes to the weather
Super food pomegranate in cocktails? Why not add an extra dash of colour and exotic flavour to the Christmas party season?
Comedy road trip starring Hollywood veterans Michael Douglas, Robert De Niro, Morgan Freeman and Kevin Kline
The rise of the antidepressant and simple heart health. 50connect looks behind the headlines looking at the news stories that impact YOU.
This twist on steak pie - the comfort food classic - uses soft sweet shallots and mushrooms to chase away the winter chill.
50connect looks behind the headlines looking at the news stories that impact YOU.
Feeling tired and lethargic as we head into winter? Here's how to revive your get up and go...
If you're retired or looking forward to retirement and want to enjoy a house in a good state of repair, it makes sense to get the house
Back pain is a very common condition among older people, but simple exercise and physiotherapy can reduce its impact on your life.
10-20% of elderly people have suffered bullying from people in their own community: verbal intimidation, physical abuse - and this may be
Enjoy all the pleasure of baking apple strudel without any of the pain of making the pastry.
Adrian Foster is impressed by the Dacia Duster 1.5 dCi 110 2WD 5dr
If you find you can't talk about your 'loved one' without complaining about them, it's time to re-evaluate your relationship.
Dr Todd Kashdan reveals a novel formula for better health for over 50s
What are Alpha Hydroxy Acids and what role do they play in skin care?Cleopatra bathed in milk, and noble European ladies pampered their bodies with wine baths to have silky smooth skin.
Laurence Green reports on the very best in international opera, music, theatre and dance at the Edinburgh International Festival.
A simple, delicious twist on a French classic with the attractive health benefits of lentils
Bill Ward never got to talk to his father about his wartime service in the Merchant Navy but his search led him to Operation Dynamo and the evacutation of Dunkirk
Sara Hamer's tips for avoiding sun damage to ageing skin and two recipes for natural sun lotion.
Dr Suzanne Belyea offers tips to take the pain out of an infected ingrowing toenail and how to care for your feet.
Understanding ancestors from the first half of the 19th century.
Skipping breakfast has been consistently associated with various health risks. It's not just an old wives tale! Breakfast really is the
Freckles, age spots, pregnancy mask - these harmless skin defects can be quite an annoying problem.
The summer months are high maintenance for lawns, here a few tips to keep your green space in tip top condition.
Devilled scallops are great at great summer food, ideal for alfresco eating on warm evenings. Here are a couple of quick recipes that
50connect has teamed up with Genes Reunited to share some basic tips to get your family history research started, from drawing up your
Katie Flynn’s latest instalment of her period Liverpool series is a Wartime tale of a daughter’s search for love and her missing mother.
Sweet juicy and plump - strawberries are a quintessentially British summer fruit. Try this delicious and simple tart recipe.
Matthew Payne finds there's much more on the coast than beach holidays in this guide to some of Europe's most beautiful harbours.
Natalie Ranger-Sizeland looks at the changing face of the care sector and what it means to be a professional carer.
ONS figures find proportion of older couples divorcing is up by 58 per cent since 2010.
Jose Pizarro prepares classic Spanish tapas - Prawns with chopped garlic and Iberian Ham
Simple recipe for good health after your 50th birthday – good nutrition and regular exercise
Care.com research finds over 45s unwilling to discuss elder care needs
Study uncovers 50+ generation's attitude to life, the universe and aging, and reveals huge appetite for learning
Ben Whitmarsh explores the spectacular volcanic landscapes of the Atlantic archipelago, The Azores
Kensington & Chelsea college partner with Second Half Centre to teach digital skills to people over 50
Is it necessary to have a mobile range designed specifically for older phone users?
Revolutionary ‘Robograft’ is used for the very first time in Europe
John Carter reveals the romance of the Cotswolds
Margaret Paul explains how embracing spiritual values can help release your personal power.
Malaga’s mild climate makes it the ideal place for a relaxed city break.
Research reveals a possible link between tooth loss and blindness in older men.
Cruciferous vegetables contain compounds that fight cancer and help strengthen resistance to other health issues
The British banger is a real winter warmer – but did you know the sausage originates from Iraq?
Ben Whitmarsh travels to Canada stunning North West Territories to see the Aurora Borealis.
The Rock of Gibraltar, located at the tip of the Iberian peninsula is a great holiday and short break destination reports David Powell.
Dean Edwards shows how to make a delicious, rich brandy gravy for roast chicken
Avoid toxins and live a greener lifestyle in the simplest way possible.
If you're worried that someone close to you is losing their memory, encourage them to see their GP
35million at risk from carbon monoxide poisoning according to new report.
Pieter Rosenthal sings the praises of the delicious fresh, fruity Croatian Grasevina.
Dr John Mayer looks at the process of ageing, why we feel rusty and what we can do to minimise the impact on our lives.
Adrian Foster tries out the new Meriva and finds out why Vauxhall finally got their pint-sized people carrier right
Mark Hix uses Arbroath smokies to create a delicious and simple dish that puts other types of smoked haddock to shame.
Pieter Rosenthal laments that Spring has not quite sprung with a consoling bottle of hearty, full-blooded Barossa valley, Petit Verdot.
An utterly bleak account of endurance, barbarism and human spirit.
Warm up during the colder months with a variety of delicious winter warmer recipes.
Epilepsy can affect animals too, so it's wise to be aware of the signs.
How to care for potted bamboo throughout the year with easy tips from David Squire.
Increase your chances of romance with this life-changing action plan.
Don't allow diabetes to become a problem this Christmas.
Mulled wine, Egg Nog, Bloody Mary and other festive favourites. If you are planning a party or gathering for friends or family over Christmas, you can swot up on how to mix your drinks with this 50connect recipe guide.
We find the trees that will look good for longer and keep your carpet needle-free.
David Powell explores Tenerife, the largest of the Canary Islands, find out more ...
Become more mog-aware and recognise symptoms and illness in your ageing cat
Review the latest bestsellers, recipes and connect with new friends on our social channels.
Why do we spend so much time spring cleaning our homes, yet neglect our relationships?
or Brinjal growing tips.
Aloe Vera has been used as an anti-inflamatory and skin soothing remedy for 1000s of years. Here's a quick guide on how you can make the
Rejuvenate your love of pasta dishes with this vegetarian lasagne with chestnuts and peppers.
British asparagus is coming into season and there are lots of ways to introduce it into your diet.
Make the most of the asparagus season with two fabulous recipes, guaranteed to leave you pining for more.
Nothing says spring like a plate of asparagus. You don’t need to eat salad every day but a plant-based diet can help prevent obesity and