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If music be the food of love, play on

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Take a romp through the decades with SunLife’s nostalgic jukebox featuring artists such as Johnny Cash, Michael Jackson, The Beatles, David Bowie.

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Our favourite holiday memories

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Grey skies and wet weather cannot replace the enduring memories of the summer holidays we enjoyed while growing up. ...

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Why over 50s have the upper hand when it comes to business

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They say age is just a number. Well, they're wrong...

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It’s never too late

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Ever felt that life is passing you by? Abby East looks at older people who held the bull by the horns and followed their dreams to a happy later life.

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Villages to relieve pressure on the sandwich generation

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New membership scheme looks to reconnect social circles for busy sandwich generation women....

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Mary Jordan joins 50connect as expert dementia columnist

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We're delighted to introduce Mary Jordan as our new regular dementia expert contributor...

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Apple store with a difference

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Revealing 1000 varieties of the oldest, rarest (and even the world’s ugliest) apples to mark the seasonal harvest

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Knitting for good causes

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A group of generous locals from Whithorn have been knitting and crocheting for over four years for a host of good causes at home and...

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Free adrenaline rushes for over 80s

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Zip World, Snowdonia, offer free extreme experience to over 80s on 100mph zip wire as part of Octogenarian October promotion. ...

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World’s oldest holocaust survivor dies

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Alice Herz-Sommer, the world’s oldest survivor of the holocaust, has died in London at the age of 110 years.

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Keep your independent life by adjusting how you live

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How the charity Crossroads Care CNL, in London, is supporting independent living with a home-share programme....

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Will the NHS pay my care home fees?

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If you or a loved one are moving into residential care it can be difficult to find out what financial help is out there and if you are...

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Care and elderly relatives

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Care.com research finds over 45s unwilling to discuss elder care needs

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50 is young and ripe for reinvention

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Study uncovers 50+ generation's attitude to life, the universe and aging, and reveals huge appetite for learning...

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Meningitis and grandchildren

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Awareness campaign urges grandparents to learn about the symptoms of bacterial meningitis in children...

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Digital skills for over 50s

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Kensington & Chelsea college partner with Second Half Centre to teach digital skills to people over 50

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Still handy at 90

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Albert Billington, one of the UK's oldest workers and B&Q's oldest worker, today (13th March 2013) celebrated his 90th birthday in style as...

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The Special Relationship – what do you think?

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As Air Force One flies in and David Cameron learns to act like he's eaten Hot Dogs before (or watched basketball), it's as good a time as...

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Afghanistan: The controversy (and the war) wages on

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As Older Is Wiser publishes an article calling for an end to the Afghan war, where do YOU stand on the issues?

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Will the real St George please stand up?

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Find out how much we really know about England's patron saint....

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Live webcast – Organise your finances

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Savings expert, Alison Morris will be live to answer your questions in our webcast dedicated to your financial wellbeing on 29 April at...

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Time to separate the sheep from the goats

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Who would have thought it – even the media can’t tell us who will win the election. The Clegg factor has thrown the whole election fever into turmoil!

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Iceland volcano: ashes to ashes, so to speak

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The disruption caused by Eyjafjallajukull, the ash spewing volcano on Iceland, shows little sign of abating and the cost to business and...

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Minor party votes to dilute hung parliament

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Nationalist and minor parties, such as SNP and UKIP, campaigning on region specific themes could become a headache for the big three in the...

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Clegg and Cameron out score beleaguered Brown

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David Cameron and Nick Clegg shared the spoils in the first of three live prime ministerial debates while Gordon Brown again failed to convince the watching nation.

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Over 50s vote key to election result

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Older voters could decide the outcome of the general election, says new charity, Age UK...

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Lots of words but little substance

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Well we've had the first manifesto - not very exciting! Still as I've said previously there's not much any of the parties can do 'cos...

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Economic recovery to be spurred by royal wedding?

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While the politicians continue to bicker and preen their election manifestos, the royals could be planning an event that will put the eyes of the world back on Britain.

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Stop the bickering & insults – Tell us the truth!

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Some of you may have noticed my absence this week - a long Easter, and I deserved it! I hope you all had a nice break as well....

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An election for only fools and horses

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6 May is polling day: the economy is on the up\; the row over National Insurance sees business leaders desert Labour and Nick Clegg tells...

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Catholic Church persecuted like the jews

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Reverand Raniero Cantalamessa has added further controversy to the Catholic Church paedophile scandal by claiming media coverage to be similar to the ‘shameful excesses of anti-Semitism’.

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Tagged for selling a goldfish

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This year's April Fools were undoubtedly the officials who prosecuted and tagged 66 year-old grandmother, Joan Higgins, for selling a...

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