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Picture book of the month

Get creative with Miffy and win a copy of our Picture book of the month. Don't forget to take a look at our Kids' book pick too...


Calling all gransnetters! Fill in our census - and win some really fab prizes...

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From news to books to designer's great to talk! 

Discussions of the day


The age of no retirement?

We're supporting Trading Times' bid for a national debate and exhibition about ageism in society.


What to do in a heatwave

Top tips from gransnetters on what to do when your legs start to swell and lethargy sets in.

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Penelope Lively 7 August

Discussing her career and her latest book - a view from old age. Add your questions now.

arrow Chat about books on the forums.
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Kids' book of the month

Win a copy of Danger is Everywhere, a brilliantly funny survival guide for avoiding danger.

arrow See our other book picks this month.

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Long-distance grandparenting

In lieu of a working teleporter, we've rounded up the top 10 tips for long-distance grandparenting.

arrow Chat about grandparenting on our forum.




Of course, I would remember that!

Mark Haysom on the type of memory that sticks with you, even years later in life.

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Fitness for over 50s

Expert advice on exercising around aches and pains from Move It or Lose It!'s Julie Robinson.

arrow Find a fitness class near you.
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August Book Club

Our August book club features Spare Brides by best-selling novelist Adele Parks. Find out more.

arrow Our kids' and picture books of the month.


Summer sandals

What's out there to tickle our toes and flaunt on the beaches this year? Here's our pick of the best.


Getting a steak-free tan. 



Preventing prediabetes

See our doctor's tips and gransnetters' experiences to help you reduce your risk.  

arrow Find out more about health.