Why age is no barrier


[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.6″] McCarthy & Stone homeowner, Marie Bird, does not let age define her.  A fitness fanatic, keen historian and active socialiser, she is the ideal role model when it comes to making the most of the benefits of stress free, low maintenance Retirement Living. Marie Bird is not your typical 91 year old. She has a passion … Read More

Poldark lures retirees to Cornwall


[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.6″] The BBC series, Poldark, which showcases Cornwall’s stunning scenery has been a major factor in raising its profile as a desirable place to retire. Gillian Girling, Chief Executive of Girlings Retirement Rentals, says, “Since Poldark was first screened more people have been enquiring about our retirement rental properties in Cornwall. “The region is very beautiful with lots of … Read More

Physiotherapy: benefits of therapeutic exercise


[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.6″] Once synonymous with athletes and sporting stars, physiotherapy has undergone a fundamental transition in the last twenty years, and is now integral to the ongoing health, wellbeing and fitness of those enjoying their golden years. While many might once have tolerated limited mobility and unerring aches and pains, physiotherapy can now afford an entirely new lease … Read More

Invest in a home on a golf resort on the French riviera


[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.6″] Golf lovers are being invited to invest in a quartershare of a hotel suite at the Royal Mougins Golf Resort, four miles from Cannes on the French Riviera. Priced from €195,000 (approx £162,000), buyers will have 13-weeks use of one of the resort’s 29 designer suites at its four-star hotel and receive full family-golf membership (valid for … Read More

From South Africa to Surrey: a life-changing move for the best


[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.6″] Moving home can be traumatic at any time but even more so when you have been living abroad. David and Jane Peatfield know this all too well, having moved to Beechcroft’s The Farthings development in Leatherhead, Surrey, after living in South Africa since 1981. “Initially, our relocation to South Africa was on a two-year business contract … Read More



We have four copies of the newly-released box set The First World War to give away. The ideal gift for history buffs and documentary fans The First World War is the definitive documentary series about the global conflict which shaped the 20th century. The popular view of the First World War is dominated by cliché. And although clichés are not necessarily … Read More

Retro diner opens in Anchor care home


[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.0.48″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ parallax=”off” parallax_method=”on”][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.5.1″] An Anchor-run care home in Bradford has opened a 1950s retro diner to help stimulate memories and conversations for people living with dementia. Transporting residents back in time, the kitsch American diner at Mill View is kitted out with slick leather booths, a vintage jukebox and a milkshake … Read More

Discover the wonders of Wiltshire with McCarthy & Stone


[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.5.1″] “The fibres of England unite in Wiltshire,” wrote author E M Forster, in his novel the Longest Journey back in 1907. Today, over 100 years, later that statement is still true If you want to live somewhere that is lively and vibrant and combines unspoilt villages with bustling market towns and stunning English countryside, then Wiltshire … Read More

Normandy chateau available to rent


[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.5.1″] A magnificent Normandy chateau dating from 1650 is launching this spring as an exclusive-use self-catering retreat. Located near the town of St Lo, Château de L’Angotière is the idea spot to enjoy a break with friends or celebrate a special  anniversary with the family. Surrounded by 60 acres of private park and woodland the chateau has … Read More

Sheila Hancock on how she is making the most of her 80s


Sheila Hancock talks to Retiremove about her new film Edie and why she has no intention of retiring at 85 BY JANE SLADE Sheila Hancock is quite matter of fact about getting old. “I think it’s good to keep the stairs as it means I have to keep moving,” says the actress. “At my age the more I sit around … Read More