Ageing

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A new start after 60: ‘I had a lightbulb moment: I'd be a baker’
Diana Holba loved to cook, but it was never more than a hobby. Now, at 73, she runs a professional bakery and has never felt more confident and fulfilled

Paula Cocozza

22, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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‘It’s never too late’: the Australian woman who earned a law degree aged 75
Joan Oliver says she always wanted to study and, despite concerns ageism could hinder her finding work, ‘life’s too short to be wondering what if?’

Cait Kelly

12, Oct, 2021 @4:30 PM

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‘There is a taboo’: Rankin photos tackle baldness head on
Exclusive: Baldpieces confronts mortality and masculine experience of hair loss with striking headwear

Harriet Sherwood Arts correspondent

29, Sep, 2021 @12:13 PM

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Patricia’s Room: a loving tribute defying the invisibility of living with dementia
In a new photo series tracing her 90-year-old mother-in-law’s memory loss, Jennifer Blau aims to break down the stigma associated with the disease

Rafqa Touma

25, Sep, 2021 @8:00 PM

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UK care homes face funding crisis as banks refuse loans
Providers say lenders have ‘no appetite’ for industry battered by Covid and staff crisis

James Tapper and Michael Savage

25, Sep, 2021 @2:04 PM

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Divorce settlements must change to make pension-sharing fairer, say experts
Urgent calls come as research reveals huge gaps in pension wealth between men and women

Amelia Hill

18, Sep, 2021 @7:00 AM

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A new start after 60: ‘I was fired at 64 – so I faced my fears and started my first company’
Investors told Paul Tasner, 75, he should put up his feet and enjoy retirement. Instead, he reinvented himself and launched a thriving sustainable packaging business

Paula Cocozza

17, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Children of the 90s: third generation joins pioneering UK study
Grandchildren, their parents and the original participants gather for 30th year of Bristol health project

Steven Morris

16, Sep, 2021 @1:51 PM

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Listen by Kathryn Mannix review – a wise guide to finding the right words
From adoption to sexuality, early pregnancy to death, a palliative care doctor explores the discussions we often try to avoid

Joanna Cannon

16, Sep, 2021 @6:30 AM

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Nearly 70,000 may die waiting for adult social care before Johnson plan kicks in
Exclusive: Labour says analysis exposes ‘gaping flaw’ in PM’s plan to resolve social care crisis

Aubrey Allegretti Political correspondent

12, Sep, 2021 @6:00 PM

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Photographer David Bailey reveals he has vascular dementia
‘It’s just one of those things,’ says the British celebrity snapper, 83, who is still busy with new work

Jedidajah Otte

11, Sep, 2021 @2:12 PM

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A new start after 60: ‘I pitied women who travelled alone – then I tried it and found true joy’
As a child, Charlotte Simpson and her family were excluded from many hotels in the deep south. Now she has visited more than 80 countries

Paula Cocozza

10, Sep, 2021 @6:00 AM

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