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Menopause questions Dr Rosemary Leonard

Dr Rosemary Leonard answers your menopause questions

What are the pros and cons of HRT? How do you tackle sex after the menopause? And what alternative remedies are out there? We're delighted to welcome back women's health expert Dr Rosemary Leonard who is answering your questions on this and more.

HarperFiction short story competition

HarperFiction short story competition

Competitions: Want to see your story published, plus a chance to win £500 in book tokens? 

arrow Best places in the UK for book lovers

Real life love stories

real life love stories

Relationships: Gransnetters reflect on the love stories of their lives, past and present.

arrow How to keep love alive later in life

No nonsense skincare

woman mirror

Beauty: Skincare and makeup solutions from a beauty insider in the know.

arrow The best hairstyles for over 50s

May book club preview

Maggie O'Farrell

Books: An addictive and unforgettable novel of a marriage in freefall by the brilliant Maggie O'Farrell.

arrow Gransnet recommended reads

Best garden activities for children

Gardening with children

Grandchildren: From planting seeds to creating fairy gardens, here are some great ideas...

arrow How to grow strawberries


Eat to beat health issues

nutrition and health

Food: Find out which foods will help to fight a variety of illnesses and health complaints.

arrow Low-cal blood sugar diet recipes


Your guide to downsizing


Money matters: Six of the best reasons to weigh up your options and consider downsizing.

arrow Sources of income in retirement

How to get a rose garden

rose garden

Gardening: Now is the perfect time - here's how to get a beautiful rose garden.

arrow Great garden ideas


Loneliness survey


Surveys: The results reveal worrying findings about the older generation.

arrow Coping with loneliness as we get older

Seven secret makeup tips

7 secret beauty tips

Beauty: Makeup tips every woman over 50 should know.

arrow Guide to foundation, BB and CC creams


Discounts just for you

over 60s discounts

Money saving: Well, if you've hit the big 6-0 that is. Find out what you can save on...

arrow Six great reasons to downsize


Grandparents and childcare

grandparents and childcare

Grandparenting: Is it fair to expect grandparents to provide childcare?

arrow Grandparents' right to contact


What to have for dinner tonight?

vegetarian burgers

Food: Lacking inspiration? We've got daily dinner suggestions that are quick and easy.

arrow More tasty recipes

Be a local editor

local call out

Local: Would you like to meet more people in your local area? Find a new hobby? Make new friends?

arrow Find your local site