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The best web sites for making the most of later life


Founder members of the Later Life Network and what they offer to an over 50 audience are described below.

Visit the founder members web sites:  – internet radio for our generation. Why not listen to the radio through your PC or laptop while you browse the web. It’s free and very easy to get started. is the UK’s online gateway to match people who are facing a challenge with someone who’s already been there and done it.

Our Mentors provide access to their hard-won, first-hand experience, along with the sound guidance and direction needed to put strategies into action exists to help people with good work experience and know-how find work opportunities and stay economically active.

We collate full-time vacancies, part-time jobs, and project work in the UK for experienced and skilled jobseekers. There are opportunities for people resuming their careers after a break and for those in retirement seeking a new challenge or additional income.

Home Exercise and brings together the best techniques from the worlds of Pilates and Rehabilitation.

Created and supported by healthcare professionals, the website has been developed for those individuals who have decided to start a gentle exercise programme at home.

50plus provides a range of professional and guaranteed maintenance services to householders and businesses. By utilising a mature workforce 50plus brings experience and reliability to all customers. 50plus services include plumbing, electrical, handyman and PC support and user training.

For over 32 years, the charity Reach has been helping retired, skilled people find interesting and challenging opportunities with voluntary organisations where their talents are urgently needed and highly valued. Busy people with a just a small amount of time to give and an interest in continuing to use and develop their career skills for the benefit of a worthwhile cause are welcome to take advantage of this free service.  – the web site for making the most of life over 50 and especially preparing for and enjoying retirement. Over 3000 pages of valuable reference information and articles on a wide range of topics of interest when you are over 50. You can subscribe to free monthly email newsletters with new articles and information.  – the comprehensive resource for Planning Retirement Online. Guides on every aspect of planning retirement, plus actual online courses based on Laterlife’s real world planning retirement workshops. You can also try the interactive ‘Am I ready to retire?’ self assessor.  – details of open planning retirement workshops all around the UK.