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Many of the articles and features on Mr and Mrs 50 Plus are collaborative projects and involve more than one person. This is what we call our editorial team.

Holiday Convenience with Holiday Extras

Regular readers may recall that we often discuss all the extras, such as airport hotel and parking that need to accompany our holidays abroad.  On this occasion we needed to leave our car at Heathrow for a holiday we took…

Entertaining New Walking Guides

Below, Jon Cox tells us how he and his mate Pete decided to embark on a quintastic new venture in their 50s. Read how you too can ‘Get Sparky with Sparky Walking Guides …. “That’s not a nuclear bunker, is…

Wales in Patagonia

Who knew that there was a piece of Wales in Patagonia?! Here, Hilary Bradt tells us about her trip to Patagonia ….. In 1973 my husband George and I travelled slowly down the length of South America. We were on…

Midlife Crisis at 50!

We’ve all heard of people having a midlife crisis at 50 well here’s how one quintastic man handled his. Author Alan Heeks explains how organic gardening methods helped him to cultivate human nature and recover from burnout at 50. I…

Where Do Silver Singles Have The Best Chance Of Finding Love This Valentine’s Day?

The latest research by over-50’s property specialists, Quickmove Properties, has revealed where across the nation is home to the highest percentage of silver singles ahead of Valentine’s Day and how downsizing to a modern park home development could lead to…

Love Is In The Air at Wadswick Green

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, love is in the air at Wadswick Green. It is one of the Rangeford Villages, where one couple have declared their love for one another by becoming the first ever residents to get…

u3a – Combatting Loneliness One Joyful Experience at a time.

Loneliness can affect anyone at any stage of life when unexpectedly separated from friends or relatives. Founded in 1982, u3a now has around 1,000 u3as, with more than 40,000 activity groups meeting every week throughout the United Kingdom, of which there are…

Older Generations are left behind as Banks leave the High Street!

●      Seven banks have announced closures across the UK, including Two of the Big Four. ●      189 bank branch closures are confirmed for 2024 across  England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland. Older people and online banking is a major issue! At the start…

Putting Yourself First

Unveiling The Power Of Putting Yourself First, No Matter Your Age! Life after 50 is often perceived as a time of winding down, but it’s an era brimming with potential and opportunities for self-renewal. In a world fixated on youth,…

Travel Insurance for Older People

It looks like it’s going to be a bumper 2024 for travel, with nearly six in 10 British travellers planning to book at least three or more holidays next year as well as spend more on international travel according to…