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4 Simple Tests To Find Out How Well You're Ageing

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 20.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

We often get caught up worrying about what ageing will do to our looks -- from wrinkles in our skin to gray in our hair. But true ageing is more than ...

Don't Ask What Your Bones Can Do for You....

Diana Moran | Posted 05.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Diana Moran

Osteoporosis is most common in menopausal women as the decline in oestrogen levels leads to an increase in the normal rate of mineral loss from bone. Young women who experience an early menopause before the age of 45, and women who are excessively thin are at increased risk of developing osteoporosis.

Age Reversal Video Is A Sobering Reminder Of The Power Of Digital Alterations

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 24.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Next time Hollywood's unrealistic beauty standards make you feel shit about yourself, bear this jaw-dropping before-and-after in mind. Digital arti...

Harmful Drinking Among 'Successful' Over-50s On The Rise

PA | By Jennifer Cockerell, Press Association Health Correspondent | Posted 24.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Excessive drinking among people aged 50 or over in England has been branded a "middle class phenomenon" by researchers. A study published in the o...

Third Of Office Workers 'Too Busy' For Health And Wellbeing

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 30.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If you're too busy at work to take a loo break, let alone exercise, then you're not alone. In fact, we're a nation of desk potatoes according to a...

Grandmas Try (And Fail) To Define Slang Terms

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If we needed further proof that kids these days talk codswallop, then this is it. A gaggle of grandmas were asked by Elite Daily LABS to define an ...

Life Expectancy Calculator Reveals How Long You Will Live For

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 16.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A new life expectancy calculator from the Office for National Statistics gives people a rough indication of how long they could live for, while also o...

What's Your Heart Age? This Tool Can Tell You

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 05.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Worried about your heart health? If you think there might be something amiss, then this rather marvellous NHS tool can help put your mind at ease, ...

Grandmas Play 'F*ck, Marry Or Kill' And It's Got Us In Stitches

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 03.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

There's something a little unnerving, yet equally hilarious, about hearing your grandma swear. (Or someone else's grandma, for that matter.) When E...

Many Women Over 40 Say Sex Is Off The Cards Because Of This...

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 22.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Women over 40 are experiencing something of a crisis in the bedroom department. According to a new study of 1,000 women, females who are entering t...

Thousands Send Birthday Cards To Widow On Her 100th Birthday

PA / The Huffington Post | Posted 14.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

An appeal to make sure a widow who has no family receives 100 cards to open on her 100th birthday has gone viral - and it's the loveliest thing we've ...

Meet The 67-Year-Old Beauty Vlogger Redefining Ageing With Make-Up Tutorials

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 07.05.2015 | UK Style

We're used to teenagers and 20-somethings dominating the beauty vlogger playground, but one 67-year-old pro-age beauty vlogger is proving that the aud...

10 Ways To Keep Your Brain In Tip Top Shape

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 06.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If you've recently put your slippers in the fridge and are worried that your grey matter isn't getting enough stimulation, then keep reading. “Th...

Scientists Reveal Their Tips For A Long Life

PA / The Huffington Post | Posted 01.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Quit smoking, lower your cholesterol, drink no more than four cups of coffee a day and you could be well on your way to hitting 100, scientists have s...

Watch The Emotional Moment This Man Finds Long Lost Ring In His Garden

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 29.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

When you lose a precious keepsake, it can grate on you for years and years. When one man decided to sweep his garden with a metal detector, he nev...

British Couple Set To Become World's Oldest Newly-Weds

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 27.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A couple from Eastbourne, East Sussex are set to break a world record when they tie the knot this summer. After 27 years together, George Kirby, 10...

102-Year-Old Former Dancer Sees Herself On Film For First Time

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 22.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Back in the day, 102-year-old Alice Barker was something of a dancing queen. She even shared the stage with the likes of Frank Sinatra. At the Bro...

Get The Party Poppers Out, Scientists Say Sixty Is The New Middle Age

PA / The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

For years, hitting 50 has been classed as a milestone for becoming "middle-aged". But now (and probably to the delight of many) researchers have su...

This Proves Your Tattoo(s) Will Look Awesome In Fifty Years

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 10.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Considering getting a tattoo but worried what it'll look like in fifty years time? Let these (incredibly cool) guys and gals quell your concerns......

Grandma Opens Paper To Find Topless Pin-Up Photos Of Her In The 50s

News Team International | Posted 08.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Flicking through a copy of her local paper, Helen Dunn never could have imagined that she'd see a familiar face staring back at her. But that's exa...

Twiggy On Ageism In Fashion: 'Of Course You Can Wear Leather At 65'

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 30.03.2015 | UK Style

Twiggy has made a rallying cry for women 'of a certain age' not to feel pressured into 'dressing for their age'. "I refuse to say women of certain...

A Happy and Safe Mother's Day

Jonathan Simpson | Posted 13.05.2015 | UK Politics
Jonathan Simpson

This Sunday is Mother's Day, a time to appreciate the women in our lives and the family unit. Sadly one in four women, many of whom will be mothers, will experience domestic abuse in their lives and will wake up feeling scared, apprehensive or isolated.

'Over 50 Shades Of Grey' Lingerie Advert Puts Fifty Plus Women In The Spotlight

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 11.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

This year has already shown huge promise when it comes to women over the age of 50 being represented fairly in the fashion industry. And now, onli...

84-Year-Old Grandma Gets Strike At Her First Time Bowling

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

You'd never think it was this 84-year-old grandmother's first time bowling... SEE ALSO: Elders Reacting To Kim Kardashian's Nude Photos Could Br...

Do You Find The Thought Of Elderly People Having Sex Gross?

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 29.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

This week the first major study of sexual health in the 'over 70s' found that our elderly counterparts are still very much enjoying an active sex life...