All About Ageing

To mark its 2nd anniversary, the Age Action Alliance launched a photo competition. Its goal was to show the diversity of later life. See the fantastic winning and shortlisted photos.

All About Ageing

Barry Norman on bereavement

In 2011, Barry Norman lost his wife of 54 years to heart disease. In this interview talks about being left on his own, and why he decided to write a book about their life together.
Barry Norman (c) Francesco Guidicini, Rex Features

Safe on the road

Even if we've been driving for years or consider ourselves to be experienced, it’s important that we think about whether we’re driving safely.
Advice for older drivers

Susan Hampshire interview

Susan Hampshire has been caring for her husband, Sir Eddie Kulukundis, the former theatre producer and philanthropist, for several years. In this interview she shares her experiences.
Susan Hampshire
Ex-footballer Jimmy Armfield.

'I was the Wayne Rooney of my day'

Leo Moynihan talks to former England captain Jimmy Armfield, who led the team at the 1962 World Cup in Chile.

Virginia Ironside - Photo: Catherine Shakespeare Lane

Why growing old is great

Agony aunt Virginia Ironside challenges popular negative views about getting older, offering advice and reasons to be cheerful.

WW1 bravest professions - Tony Robinson

Julie Banks talks to Tony Robinson about some of the pre-war professions of soldiers who received medals in the First World War

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WW1 bravest professions - Tony Robinson

Zest for life

Dance superstar Gillian Lynne chats to Nick Smurthwaite about learning to dance during the war, why she keeps busy and her secrets for looking good.
Dance superstar Gillian Lynne.

Memories of World War II

Ron and Joan Brooks share their memories of World War II, including Ron's experience fighting in the desert in North Africa, and Joan's time back in London helping with the war effort.
Ron Brooks, WWII veteran.

Our celebrity ambassadors

Meet the famous faces who support our work, including actress June Whitfield and James Bond legend Sir Roger Moore.
Actress June Whitfield.

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