Saga Magazine - May 2018

24 April 2018

Saga Magazine's May 2018 issue highlights include interviews with Jeremy Vine and Fern Britton, plus travel photography tips and must-read health and money features.



A grandma looks after her granddaughter

We’ve become the no-rest generation

Between working longer, caring for our elderly relatives and providing childcare for grandchildren, will we ever have time to read Proust or tend the garden?

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A woman reenacts the suffragette protests

What a difference a generation makes

Is life in Britain better for women today than 50 years ago? We asked Zoë Fairbairns, 69, writer, feminist since the 1970s, to compare notes with her niece, Beth Grassis Fairbairns.

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A cyclist navigates a road in the UK

The rights you didn’t know cyclists have

The law gives cyclists a number of rights in the UK, some of which might come as a bit of a surprise…

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What happens after Chelsea Flower Show?

Find out what happens to the gardens once the show is over.

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Garden refuge

How to design a Chelsea-style garden

RHS Chelsea award-winning landscape designers Mark Gregory and Catherine MacDonald share their tips for creating the Chelsea show garden look at home.

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Create a Chelsea-style garden at home

How do I keep on working and keep my pension?

Find out how working in retirement can affect benefits.

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Hands holding money

Need to know more about Inheritance Tax?

Visit our Inheritance Tax section for lots more information.

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Garden party

Outdoor entertaining

Make your garden party a big success.

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sunstroke

Sun sense

The signs of sunstroke and heatstroke - and how to treat them.

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Testing blood glucose levels for diabetes

5 types of diabetes - what you need to know

New research could fine tune the way diabetes is treated.

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There are over 100 different types of dementia but most cases are caused by around 10 of the most common conditions and diseases.

Visit our dementia section

For more information on types of dementia, diagnosis and treatment.

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Cancer research

More on cancer symptoms and treatments

Visit our cancer section for more information.

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Dr Mark Porter

Dr Mark Porter answers your questions

Read more Q&As with Saga Magazine's GP, Dr Mark Porter.

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The Jubilee Lido in Penzance

Britain's best lidos

When the mercury rises, these outdoor pools offer some cool relief.

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An EHIC tucked inside a British passport

Protect your health on holiday

What cover does your EHIC really offer - and is it still valid?

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Christmas tree on the Inner Alster Lake in Hamburg, Germany, Europe © Christian Ohde / Alamy Stock Photo

The Silver Line prize draw

Support The Silver Line and you could win a cruise.

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Exclusive members' articles for May 2018

Port Eliot

Summer outdoor concerts and theatre events

Follow our essential guide to shows under the stars around the UK this summer. From the Beach Boys at Hampton Court to Hamlet in the grounds of a Scottish castle, there really is something for everyone.

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Jane Fonda and Lisa Kudrow in Grace and Frankie

The box sets you must see

TV reviewer Benjie Goodhart fills you in on the DVDs you need to buy. Highlights include the acclaimed royal drama The Crown, BBC comedy Mum and Grace and Frankie.

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Barry Cryer

Barry Cryer: 'This elephant went into a pub...'

King of jokes Barry Cryer looks at how different generations of comedians made us laugh.

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Bride

Mother-of-the-bride outfits

Expert advice and suggested mother-of-the-bride outfits for that very special, long and emotional day.

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