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October 9th 2014

Posted at : 16:14

They’ll be exploring the dynamic inside the car; does being an experienced driver†make you a great instructor? Are you a clear communicator&hellip...

September 17th 2014

Posted at : 12:15

Britain’s over 50s avoid the needle when it comes to enjoying music – as a poll reveals many more prefer digital formats to vinyl record players...

September 12th 2014

Posted at : 13:07

Almost one in five - 18 per cent of over-50s - expect to have to sell their home to fund their long-term care needs, according to research from MetLife...

January 3rd 2014

Posted at : 12:13

According to the study by Saga, the British company that offers services to the over-50s, the number of workers aged 65 or more has risen from 800,000...

December 18th 2013

Posted at : 12:33

Apples would give a similar boost to cardiovascular health as medicines, such as statins, yet carry none of the side-effects, the University of Oxford...

September 19th 2013

Posted at : 15:55

The 16-22nd of September marks Know Your Numbers! Week, organised by leading charity, Blood Pressure UK.† An estimated 16 million people in the UK are...

September 13th 2013

Posted at : 09:14

Have you seen the OFF forum? It's bursting with topics, from over 50s issues, to regional activities and health matters. It's a great way to introduce...

July 22nd 2013

Posted at : 14:55

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March 1st 2013

Posted at : 08:57

The average 50-something holidaymaker is as much as a thrill seeker as someone half their age, new research by luxury travel company Colletts Travel has...

February 18th 2013

Posted at : 10:14

Do you ever feel uncomfortable with technology? Some of us feel great when we learn something new but we often have to work a bit harder to find our way...

February 8th 2013

Posted at : 10:37

There’s something ironic about the life journey that we take from child to young adult, to working adult to the post-work stage. The first 20 years...

December 3rd 2012

Posted at : 15:04

Are you a woman who has difficulty experiencing orgasm? Would you like to discover your full sexual potential? †If so, The Garden Productions would like...

October 23rd 2012

Posted at : 16:52

These days people are living longer and healthier lives. We're finding happiness and beauty in later years. A popular news broadcast even reported the...

September 14th 2012

Posted at : 08:33

The number of unemployed over-50s out of work for more than a year is significantly higher than the national average, figures published this week (September...

Posted at : 08:27

Life is pretty hard for savers at the moment, especially those close to or in their retirement. Channel 4 are looking to speak to people over 60 who are...

August 21st 2012

Posted at : 11:57

The claim has been strengthened after the study by scientists at the French medical research institution INSERM examining the mental skills, body mass...

August 16th 2012

Posted at : 09:37

Sometimes it's nice to have a good old cyber chin-wag with fellow over fifties.†Our Over Fifties Friends chat room†is the perfect place for this.†Click...

August 6th 2012

Posted at : 12:29

The average 50-year-old man earns nearly 60% more than the average 50-year-old woman, with an £11,000 earnings gender gap hitting women's retirement saving...

July 25th 2012

Posted at : 08:56

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July 23rd 2012

Posted at : 10:34

DON’T SIT IN THE FRONT ROW, hosted by JACK DEE, is†like a panel show, only with a difference - there are no teams, no quiz and the winner is a member...

March 30th 2012

Posted at : 10:44

How do our users feel about the recent budget? What do the decisions made mean for us? † Have your say in our Debate forum. Cick here to discuss...

December 15th 2011

Posted at : 11:33

Pleural Mesothelioma is a rare and aggressive cancer. One of the primary mesothelioma causes is asbestos exposure. The cancer develops in the mesothelium...

December 1st 2011

Posted at : 08:23

In your younger days you probably thought that by the time you were in your 50s or 60s, the pace of life would probably drop to a sedate amble and your...

October 18th 2011

Posted at : 10:29

Only about one in 6 of us have a profile picture here on Over Fifties Friends. What a shame! We are here to make friends, and maybe to find a soul mate...

September 1st 2011

Posted at : 15:07

You could earn £18K - £46K a year and make a real difference via Advanced Foster Care's fostering programme. And it's our age group (50+) they are looking...

August 29th 2011

Posted at : 07:57

Over Fifties Friends supports the e-petition against Age Discrimination of the Over 50s in Employment & Social engineering in†the UK by the Government...

June 27th 2011

Posted at : 09:46

Only a fifth of them said they would have consumed the recommended amount of fruit and veg a day while in their 20s, compared to an impressive 75 per...

June 16th 2011

Posted at : 12:09

A quick and easy 30 second treatment, the pen can even be used over clothing for lasting relief from acute and chronic pain wherever you are, whenever...

May 30th 2011

Posted at : 07:31

As with all Internet sites, we are prey to scammers. Whilst we make every endeavour to keep on top of this,they do sometimes†manage to get some scam messages...

May 25th 2011

Posted at : 09:24

The latest retirement survey found 27 per cent of over 50s do not know what age they will be when they finally stop working, up from 10 per cent last...

May 16th 2011

Posted at : 11:02

If you find members who seem interesting on the site (you might find them in the Chat Room, by doing a search or by looking through the activities or...

Posted at : 10:57

We may not be familiar with the fact that "sick" means cool or that a spot of "chillaxing"' might be a good idea on a Sunday afternoon, but it turns out...

March 14th 2011

Posted at : 11:45

re:stoke is a†North Staffordshire dance and artists' studio. They are currently looking for a 50+ female dancer or ex dancer for their performance, Reclaim...

February 18th 2011

Posted at : 10:38

Our 50+ dating section can be used for as little as £5. It's easy to search for and find matches. Then you can start by messaging on the site, or†having...

January 12th 2011

Posted at : 17:20

If this is you, and you found one another here on Over Fifties Friends, you could feature in the Telegraph's Stella magazine for their Valentine's special...

January 11th 2011

Posted at : 13:18

If you want to make the most of Over Fifties Friends and find other users in your area who share your intestests, you are much more likely to do so if...

January 4th 2011

Posted at : 09:18

In Sweden, where the term originated, mappies have their own magazine which defines them as older people "who have time and money and want to spend them...

November 18th 2010

Posted at : 16:22

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November 17th 2010

Posted at : 10:58

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October 25th 2010

Posted at : 12:14

Our main†aim when starting Over Fifties Friends over 4 years ago was to put people in this demographic in touch with each other, via the Internet, for...

October 12th 2010

Posted at : 14:11

We have 2 eBooks available to Over Fifties Friends users for just £3.99 for both! Our partner, Position Ignition, is an expert on careers. Position Ignition...

August 26th 2010

Posted at : 11:01

Our Support person/site administrator, with username "SupportNew", is adding members as friends. This is to make it easy for you to reach him if you have...

August 9th 2010

Posted at : 10:05

The clubs section can be found by clicking here. Browse the clubs members have already created, or why not create one yourself? The idea is that the clubs...

July 27th 2010

Posted at : 11:08

Have you seen the Chat room? Have you written in other members' Guestbooks? Have you joined in our lively over 50s discussion forums? Have you searched...

June 29th 2010

Posted at : 09:19

The sun can improve our mood and our sense of wellbeing; it also provides us with essential vitamins to help keep us healthy. However too much sun, especially...

June 17th 2010

Posted at : 12:09

Age UK is launching its first ever TV campaign, aiming to raise awareness of its work, the products and services it provides, the need to raise funds...

May 12th 2010

Posted at : 09:36

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April 15th 2010

Posted at : 09:15

The Over Fifties Friends Careers Forum is intended as a discussion arena for people over 50 who want to give or receive careers advice. It is a place...

April 14th 2010

Posted at : 07:55

In the past, the Over Fifties Friends social community has seen lots of member activities across the country. These have ranged from meals out to theatre...

April 6th 2010

Posted at : 10:38

At the start of each programme, a singleton is given five three-course menus to choose from, each tenderly put together by a potential date eager to make...

 

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October 9th 2014 - 16:14:

Learning to drive? Want to do it on TV?

September 17th 2014 - 12:15:

Over 50s prefer iPods to record players

September 12th 2014 - 13:07:

Sell home to fund care ?

January 3rd 2014 - 12:13:

No. of UK working pensioners up by 3rd

 

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