Many over 55s have long since come to accept they need online banking, whether it’s because they have been given no choice or because they can no longer easily make their way to the post office, but, writes NATHAN WELLINGTON, it has become the safest option.
From growing up in London during the blitz to a glamour career as an air hostess during the golden age of air travel, MARY ATKINS recalls a colourful life – and that’s before tragedy struck her young family. She was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis at 27.
I had often heard about people getting caught up in scams, but never quite knew how it could happen, reports MARGARET WORLAND. Then it happened to me.
The older I get, the more I enjoy my own company, writes KATE CALLAHAN. Gone are the days when being alone was called loneliness and existence had to be justified by non-stop activity. It’s easy to while away the hours reliving the joys of a tattered old book.
Remember the good ol’ days? A time when life was simpler? KATE CALLAHAN introduces her new nostalgia column, Time Warp, which will recall, reminisce and ruminate on the many changes, sometimes very small ones, that have occurred during our lifetime.
DAVID PARMITER looks up the word “dictionary” ... in the dictionary, of course. But which one?
At 99, Mary Murray has just had her driver’s licence renewed, but that, writes DOT WHITTINGTON is par for the course for this “dame formidable”.
For mothers there’s still nothing quite as exciting as your daughter getting married, writes KAY McMAHON, and in 1913, there was much to be shared between mother and daughter before the nuptials.
Age is no barrier to achievement and there’s no substitute for rich life experiences. Many in the 55+ group have a worthy story to tell as
DOT WHITTINGTON discovers when she meets Ron West.