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Loneliness - a silent epidemic

We conducted a survey in association with the Jo Cox Commission on Loneliness and the results reveal worrying findings when it comes to the older generation.

The best thing about being a mother?

mother's day quotes

Motherhood: Our gransnetters spill the beans on what being a mother means to them.

arrow Long-distance grandparenting


Wedding guest outfits for over 50s

what to wear to a wedding

Fashion: The key to looking the part is knowing which styles to embrace...and which to avoid.

arrow Mother of the groom advice

Win a signed copy of Nourish

jane clarke

Book giveaway: Tell us what the best thing is about being a mother to win Jane Clarke's new book.

arrow Jane's delicious ginger cake recipe


Things to do this Mother's Day

mother's day

Local: Are you hoping for time to relax or a day for the whole family? There's plenty going on locally...

arrow Find your Gransnet Local site


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


Childhood in Battle Road

Jarman sisters

Local: J.M. Maloney tells the story of six WWII evacuees - a tale of sisterhood and assimilation.

arrow Is fossil hunting the ideal family activity?

Jane Clarke answers your questions

Jane Clarke's ginger cake with lemon curd

Nutrition: Nutritionist Jane Clarke answers all your questions on food, nutrition and health in our Q&A.

arrow Ways to keep your mind sharp


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 6 great reasons to downsize


April book club preview

A Dangerous Crossing

Book giveaway: A Dangerous Crossing is by Rachel Rhys - a reinvigoration of Golden Age crime.

arrow Book reviews

The best glasses for your face shape

glasses style

Style: How to choose a flattering pair of glasses for your face shape, hair colour and style.

arrow Fashion basics for over 60s


Small garden ideas on a budget

small garden ideas

Gardening: Having a small garden doesn't mean it can't be beautiful...

arrow Best garden activities for kids


Eye health

foods for eye health

Health: A guide on the subject of AMD and recommended foods for eye health.

arrow 5:2 Diet tips from Michael Mosley

Grandparents' rights to contact

grandparents' rights

Family: Find out where you stand when it comes to access to your grandchildren.

arrow Long-distance grandparenting


What to have for dinner tonight?

carrot soup

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

arrow More tasty recipes