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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.

Breathing Exercises for the Over 50s – Six Steps to a Healthier You

Below, Alison Jowett touches on breathing, overbreathing and the importance of breathing exercises for the Over 50s … Your health is almost certainly your greatest asset. As you mature, maintaining good health can sometimes become more challenging. Stress is a…

Teeth Grinding – A Sign of Stress

Is teeth grinding a sign of stress? Well if your teeth don’t seem quite as white as they used to and you’re waking up in the morning with a headache and tense face, you are grinding your teeth.  And it’s…

How Clean Are You?

It’s springtime, time for a bit of spring cleaning? But how clean are you really? For example, did you know that you’re supposed to vacuum your mattress every two weeks and wash your make-up brushes every week?! Apparently the bacteria…

Supplements and Diet for Menopausal Women

The importance of supplements and more importantly diet for menopausal women and people with arthritis … On the Greek island of Ikaria, the inhabitants are famous for having one of the world’s highest life expectancies – living on average, a…

Edith and Eddie

Nominated for an Academy Award®, this devastating short film Edith + Eddie tells the story of The USA’s oldest interracial newlyweds. Edith and Eddie are very much in love, but that’s not the whole story as you’ll see if you…

Divorce and The Over 50s

Once upon a time, the words divorce and the over 50s would never have been uttered in the same sentence! Did you have a big party when you turned 50? Are you embracing the idea that 50 is the new…

The Shocking Facts About Men’s Health

Ok, so men and women are different.  And it’s not just about different bits and bobs either. We all know that on average men die around 3.7 years earlier than women. Men also go to see their doctor far less…

A Dog Is For Life

One in ten people in The UK who bought a puppy gave it away after only one month! A new survey has found the shocking number of Brits who simply bought a dog on a whim, resulting in almost 10%…

Dire Straits for People with Parkinson’s Disease

Music Therapy can help people with all sorts of brain injuries and conditions. Music is the emergency generator that has the power to reboot the brain following a catastrophic injury head injury, tumour or stroke.  Eminent music therapy professor Dr…

Mary Berry’s Chocolate Cake

Everyone loves chocolate cake, don’t they? What’s not to love?  And if you’re going to make (and eat) a chocolate cake then where better to go for the recipe than to Mary Berry herself! Mary Berry’s Chocolate Cake Recipe is…