Saga Magazine - September 2017

22 August 2017

In September's issue of Saga Magazine: Dara Ó Briain on seeing stars. Plus, advice on giving money to your family, how Brexit may affect retirees abroad and much, much more.



Dara Ó Briain photographed by Brian Ritchie

People we love: Dara Ó Briain

The Irish comedian on how grandparents can talk about space with children.

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Lubaina Himid MBE photographed by Andy Aitchison for Saga Magazine.

Folkestone Triennial 2017

Some of the best-known names in international art will be taking part.

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Even a couple of glasses of wine a night could affect problem-solving in later life.

September health news

The latest medical research and gadgets – on everything from prostate cancer to a new device to ease arthritis.

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A group of volunteers sort through donations

Find out more about volunteering

There are thousands of volunteering opportunities available, but where do you start if you’ve never volunteered before? Discover our top tips.

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An older couple smile for the camera in their holiday home - purchased before Brexit?

How has Brexit affected your holiday home dream?

What could Brexit mean if you are planning to buy a holiday home in Europe?

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A euro coin on a sandy beach to represent moving a pension abroad

Brexit: Should you consider moving your pension abroad?

Brexit has caused many people with final-salary pensions to look into moving their money into foreign schemes – but is it safe?

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Knee examination

Knee replacement surgery

Find out what knee replacement surgery involves with our guide.

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Mature lady having physiotherapy on her knee

Tips for recovering from knee surgery

Post- knee replacement operation home recovery tips.

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headache

12 types of headaches and how to treat them

From hangovers to migraines, find out which type of headache you might have - and what you can do about it.

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Cooked salmon

Salmon recipes

Take a look through our collection of delicious salmon recipes, including salads, curries, starters and more.

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A man holds a model of a house and a pile of coins to represent how much equity release costs

Equity release

Find out how to fund your retirement and unlock the money tied up in your home with equity release.

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Man sat at desk in front of laptop holding a credit card in each hand

Four things you need to know about credit-building cards

If you have a history of missed repayments or loan defaults, credit building cards could work for you – find out how.

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Grandmother in park with grandchild

The complete guide to gifting to grandchildren

Annie Shaw looks at the best ways to give your grandchildren money at different stages of their lives, from being a baby, right through to adulthood.

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Student studying

Hosting foreign students: what you need to know

Hosting foreign students can help top up your income tax-free - here's how.

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Shelley and Sydney Harbour Bridge

Newbies' guide to solo travel

To celebrate a landmark birthday, Saga Magazine reader Shelley Blackstein confounded her friends and set off as a solo traveller on a cruise halfway round the world.

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Feeding a plant

What to feed plants

Find out what you need to know about the N-P-K ratio of fertilisers, plus top tips for feeding plants.

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