Chat about lifestyle, food and politics

Gransnet Our friends at Gransnet are the biggest social networking site for over 50s. With over a quarter of a million people visiting the site every month, there are plenty of engaging conversations covering everything from style and beauty, politics, daughters in law, recipes and more. It’s easy – and free – to become a member. If you’re interested in keeping up to date and would like to give and receive advice to like-minded peers, then do check it out.

Aside from the busy forum discussions there are also plenty of interesting articles – here’s a snapshot of a few…

Fit to travel – 8 of the best exercises for over 50s

Gransnet - all exercises for th eover 50s If the sight of a gym leaves you feeling weak at the knees (and not in the good way), it may just be that you haven’t found the activity that’s right for you yet. It’s oft discussed on the Gransnet forums and they’re very clear about what works – and what doesn’t. So,if you’re looking to lose weight or improve your general fitness here are the eight best types of exercise for over 50s. And we do know that your holidays are enjoyed even more when you’re feeling fit and in peak form.

Best exercise for over 50s

Pack easily – a capsule wardrobe

Gransnet - all capsule wardrobe We’re all about getting the best out of life, and making things simple. When it comes to looking stylish over 50, you really can’t go wrong with a basic capsule wardrobe. Not only does it make choosing what to wear in the morning a lot easier, it also makes packing for a trip a doddle too.

Capsule wardrobe

Discounts for over 60s

Gransnet - discounts for th eover 50s One of the silver linings of hitting 60 is that this milestone carries with it some great savings if you know where to look. From amazing travel discounts to reducing your vet bills, here’s our roundup of the 25 best deals around.

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