Being 50-plus is like being a traveller on a new and exciting journey. When you were younger, you probably viewed the decades after 50 as the end of the journey, but now that you’ve arrived at this point, you hopefully see that you are not ‘past it’; you are just getting started.
There are challenges in ageing undoubtedly, but there are also many opportunities. This column from our writer Eleanor McKenzie examines the obstacles, whether related to health or finances and suggests ways to overcome them. It also explores ways to reinvent your life by offering inspiration and practical solutions for anything from starting a new business to finding new ways to use your leisure time. It’s your ‘go to’ place for being Positively 50+.
December 11, 2018
Having a pre-existing medical condition shouldn't stand in the way of travelling during the winter or to colder climates.
November 29, 2018
We've searched the web for inspiring stories of women over 50 who blog about their experiences. See who we've picked...
November 2, 2018
The human body is amazing. Like any complex machine, it needs the right fuel and maintenance to function properly; which is where a good diet and lifestyle come in.
August 24, 2017
As more people are opting to retire abroad it is important to consider how you will approach life in your new country and handle its challenges.
May 4, 2017
Learning a new skill is both exciting and challenging. You can plan to succeed by following five tips that will keep you on track to triumph.
April 20, 2017
Geraldine Forster is known in travel circles as the “Backpacking Granny.” She is proof that you can get around the globe on a pension and in your 70s.
March 3, 2017
According to a recent survey the over 50s have an adventurous and confident attitude to life, and brands that ignore this do so at their peril.
February 21, 2017
Shrove Tuesday, or Pancake Day, and lent are traditions that go back centuries and even its ingredients have a spiritual significance.
February 17, 2017
When are you at your best? Discover the benefits of identifying your chronotype and schedule your tasks to match your peak performance hours.
February 10, 2017
Going on a first date can be daunting. Use tips from a dating coach and inspiration from “First Dates Hotel” to help you get started.