Website for the over 60s  February 2017
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Sixtyplusurfers Competition

Win a One For All Entertainment Bundle for the TV

One For All Evolve TV Remote

February probably takes the prize for being the coldest, most miserable month of the year (apart from Valentine’s Day, of course) but it can also be the cosiest and best month for catching up on old TV series, watching great DVD box sets or simply your favourite shows on the box.

So, we’ve teamed up with One For All, experts in TV entertainment accessories, to give you the chance to win a package of new tech to improve your TV viewing. One lucky reader will win:

A New Evolve TV remote

The humble remote control has now turned into the most important controller of all our home entertainment devices. The new universal
Evolve remote from One For All will not only replace your broken or lost TV remote but is really easy to set up. We’re giving away an Evolve 4 that has an activity button which allows you to control all your TV and audio equipment as if they were one, so there is no need to switch between devices.

The remote is guaranteed to be compatible with every single TV brand. The Watch TV activity button controls your TV and set top box simultaneously, while the Watch Movie activity button enables simultaneous control of your TV, Blu-ray player and audio system. And there is an all OFF power button that turns all your devices off with one touch at the end of the evening.

An Amplified Indoor Aerial with Automatic Gain Control

One For All Amplified Indoor Aerial

The top-of-the-range
SV9495 from One For All,  is an amplified indoor aerial that can be used flat, standing or wall mounted with no loss of signal quality. The aerial is capable of receiving all your favourite channels, whether it is Freeview television or digital radio.

It will also give you the optimum signal at any time using its clever new Automatic Gain Control system. So all you have to do is to plug it in and start watching.

A New Voice Clear Technology enhanced set of TV headphones

One For All Voice Clear Technology Headphones

HP 1030  from One For All is a set of wireless TV headphones with a range up to 100 metres with crystal clear sound that is free from background noise with powerful 40mm speaker drivers that mean you won’t miss a single word. So, now you can watch your favourite TV series, a football match, listen to radio, day or at night, undisturbed and without disturbing others.

Enjoy hours of TV entertainment with the extra-large closed over-the-ear cushioned ear-cups that create a seal reducing sound leakage and providing isolation from intruding background noise. There is no need to adjust the headband as it shapes automatically to your head. The on-cap control buttons allow you to adjust volume directly on the headphones and thanks to the charging station and fast rechargeable batteries gives you up to 12 hours of uninterrupted TV listening.

The month of February need never be miserable again!

 For Your Chance to Win

Tell us the name
of this popular
TV comedian?

Tell us th ename of this popular TV comedian?

  a) Lee Mack
  b) Jimmy Carr
  c) Alan Davies
  d) Michael McIntyre

To Enter the Competition

Just tell us the name of the TV comedian shown above. Then send in your answer together with your name, address and telephone number by clicking on the Sixtyplusurfers link below:

* Please label your entry One For
All TV Bundle Competition

* This Competition is open to our
UK readers only


The Whimsical Fashion Colouring Book by Natasha Itzcovitz

The Whimsical Fashion Colouring Book by Natasha Itzcovitz

Get colouring in the New Year with The Whimsical Fashion Colouring Book by Natasha Itzcovitz. Perfect for all the family, this stylish colouring book includes 100 beautifully drawn fashion illustrations to spark the imagination of everyone who enjoys fashion, history, style and fun to colour in pictures.
Illustrations in the book include  historical characters, cute animals, fairytale princesses, pirates, people with interesting pastimes and professions, and fashionable street style characters. There's something for everyone of all ages to enjoy and colour in.

"Adult colouring books are so much fun and this is a great way for people to see my designs and ideas, some of which I've never had a chance to design but have always wanted to share," explains author, Natasha Itzcovitz.
The Whimsical Fashion Colouring Book is published by Troubador and is available to buy now. Perfect to enjoy with your grandchildren, colouring on a rainy day, or for a relaxing hobby. Price is £8.99 for the paperback.
For more information about the book and to buy your copy click on

Pets Aplenty by Malcolm Welshman

Pets Aplenty by Malcolm Welshman

If you love animals, look out for the fabulous new book, Pets Aplenty by Malcolm Welshman.

Pets Aplenty, is available to buy now from  £7.99 Kindle price 99p.


You can also enjoy 'Dora's Diary', written by Malcolm Welshman's adorable and very clever little dog on our Pet Care page every month.

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Write a Letter to Sixtyplusurfers

Write a letter to Sixtyplusurfers

We're always looking for interesting letters on the Sixtyplusurfers Competitions & Letters page, so if you haven't written into us yet, this is the perfect opportunity!

Why not tell us about a recent holiday you have been on and why you enjoyed it. Share an inspiring story about something you have achieved, an amusing story, or pictures of your pets.

Send in your poems, recipes and handy tips. Don't forget to include plenty of pictures too!

This month we're giving away a Pasta Passion Hamper from Vorrei. This fabulous gift box comprises a selection of pasta and jams with a delicious Italian flavour.

Pasta Passion Hamper from Vorrei

Just email your letter and pictures to with the heading Readers Letters and you could be our lucky winner!

To read our letters and enter our competitions go to the Competitions & Letters page.

Advertise with Sixtyplusurfers

Advertise with Sixtyplusurfers

Have your advertisement on the Sixtyplusurfers website - and let our readers know all about you and the services and products that you offer.

We can include classified advertisements, reader offers, advertorials, interviews, Q&As, reader offers, company logos, website links, banners, pictures, infographics, videos, events and competitions.

Please don't hesitate to ask if you would like us to send you our Media Pack.

We are now compiling the March 2017 issue of Sixtyplusurfers.

So do keep in touch if you would like to be included.

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     further information

Jenny Itzcovitz

Direct Tel: 0208 357 2540
Telephone: 0208 866 3686
Mobile: 07889 980 457

Friends of Sixtyplusurfers

Links to all of our Favourite Websites

Links to all of our favourite websites


On this helpful page we're providing you with links to all of our favourite websites.


And to encourage you to use this page, we're also running two fabulous free to enter competitions.

Win a
Brass Photo Frame from Dotcomgiftshop in the Sixtyplusurfers Chat & Socialise Competition.

We're also giving away a One For All Entertainment Bundle for the TV for one lucky reader!

So don't forget to enter.

Happy Surfing!

Make a Splash!

Make a splash and advertise with Sixtyplusurfers

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Have your advertisement on the Sixtyplusurfers website - and let our readers know all about you and the services you offer.

We can include classified advertisements, reader offers, advertorials, advertisements, a reader survey or questionnaire, promotions, reader offers, logos, banners, pictures, videos, events and competitions on the Our Friends page.

Sixtyplusurfers Media Pack

Please don't hesitate to ask if you would like us to send you the Sixtyplusurfers Media Pack.

We are now compiling the March 2017 issue of Sixtyplusurfers. So do keep in touch if you would like to be included.

Call us for more information

Jenny Itzcovitz

Telephone: 0208 866 3686
Or 0208 357 2540
Mobile: 07889 980 457


    Win Great Prizes
    with Competitors



Do you enjoy entering competitions and winning prizes? Then why not join Competitors Companion.

Competitions featured on the website include cash, holidays, cars, electricals, computers, kitchen gadgets, cookware, food, drink, and much more!

Since it first started in the year 2000
  has grown to become one of the most popular online competition sites in the UK.

Regularly adding links to hundreds of competitions found on the Internet, Competitors Companion gives its users access to the tools needed to enter competitions quickly and efficiently along with options to log competitions entered helping them to make best use of their comping time.

So why not take a look at some of the fantastic competitions at Competitors Companion. You could be a lucky winner.

Free of charge to join, just click on 


     Age UK Mobility

Handicare and Age UK have partnered to offer excellent mobility products at great prices. Mobility products sold via Age UK Mobility include stairlifts, walk-in baths and showers and rise and recliner chairs.

Each mobility product offers safety and reliability, value for money and is easy to use and Age UK Mobility even go as far to offer a low price match guarantee. So if you find the same product and service levels that offer a lower price than Age UK Mobility then they will match the price.

Age UK Mobility provide a personal service and the wide range of products that are available can be purchased with added features. They also offer outstanding customer service and customers will be in charge throughout the whole buying process; from the very first visit to the installation of the product.

This high customer praise has seen Age UK Mobility receive high praise from Yours Magazine’s prestigious “Yours Recommends” awards, which saw customers give the company 10/10 and rate their experience with Age UK as excellent.

The products available through Age UK Mobility are wide-ranging with the stairlift range including straight, curved, outdoor and reconditioned stairlifts to name a few.

To find out more about the different products that are available then visit the
Age UK Mobility website  or call 0800 9100 247.

   Yorkshire Handmade

 Furniture Manufacturer

Distinctive Chesterfields

Based in Honley, West Yorkshire, is the handmade furniture manufacturer Distinctive Chesterfields. A family business, Distinctive Chesterfields was founded and is still run by a husband and wife team out of their workshop and showroom in Honley.

A Distinctive Chesterfield sofa or chair is the epitome of luxury. Designed with care out of hand selected Italian leather and built to last, they pride themselves on the promise of providing customers with not only a sofa, but an experience. A leather chesterfield is a comfortable and traditional way to update your home, and they offer a vast array of options in sizing and colour to find something ideal for you.

The past year has seen a boom in interest for the company due to the high standard of their products and service, and as a result they have opened showrooms around the world, including a flagship base in London’s St John’s Hill, New York and France. They haven’t forgotten their roots though as they also helped to fit out a local tapas bar in their hometown with bespoke furniture designed and created to fit the unique space.

London +44 (0)203 793 2824

The North +44 (0)1484 663 294


    Gloves In A Bottle

Look after your hands with Gloves in a Bottle

Look after your hands with Gloves In A Bottle, the 'invisible shield' for hard working hands.

This unique hand care emulsion works with the skin to form a protective shield that stops the dryness associated with frequent hand washing and prevents chemicals from irritating the skin.

Available from  and Amazon  as well as other independent outlets.

For more information visit

Or call 01327 878885.

  Sue Ryder Helps People
with Life Changing Illness

Buy your gifts from Sue Ryder products and help raise money to provide care for people with life changing illness. Whether it’s bringing comfort to someone’s final days or enabling them to make the most of their life, Sue Ryder is there for them and their loved ones.

Buy gifts in the comfort of your own home from

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Our Favourite Competition Websites

Take a look at these fabulous competition websites


If you enjoy entering competitions, take a look at these competition websites:

Please let us know if you would like your website to be listed in this section.

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         for Further Details

Jenny Itzcovitz

Telephone: 0208 866 3686
Or: 0208 357 2540
Mobile: 07889 980 457


Visit Sixtyplusurfers Chat & Socialise page

Visit the Sixtyplusurfers Chat & Socialise page


Don't forget to  visit our friendly Sixtyplusurfers Chat & Socialise page. This is a great page to chat to other readers and make new friends from all around the world.

This month we're giving away a Photo Frame from Dotcomgiftshop in our 'Cover Star' Competition.

Enter in the Photo Gallery on the
Chat & Socialise page.

Questions & Enquiries about Sixtyplusurfers

Contact Sixtyplusurfers with your Questions & Enquiries


For all your questions and enquiries please contact Sixtyplusurfers

Jenny Itzcovitz
Direct Tel: 0208 357 2540
Tel: 0208 866 3686
Mobile: 07889 980 457


'Cover Star' Chat and Socialise Competition


Win a Photo Frame from Dotcomgiftshop


Be the Cover Star for Sixtyplusurfers and win a Photo Frame from Dotcomgiftshop

Be the Cover Star for Sixtyplusurfers and get your picture on the 'home' page of Sixtyplusurfers! Plus Win a stylish Standing Brass  Photo Frame from Dotcomgiftshop in our Special New Sixtyplusurfers Chat & Socialise Competition.

Sixtyplusurfers has teamed up with Dotcomgiftshop to offer one lucky reader the chance to be the 'Cover Star' on the 'home' page of the March issue of Sixtyplusurfers. The winner will also receive a beautiful Standing Brass Photo Frame from Dotcomgiftshop to display your own favourite family photographs.

The Standing Brass Photo Frame is part of Dotcomgiftshop's gorgeous Jaipur glassware range. This standing glass frame in brass is a beautiful and understated way to display your photographs and will look stunning on a mantelpiece, desk or dining room table.

Win a Standing Brass Photo Frame from Dotcomgiftshop

The Standing Brass Photo Frame will fit any picture of up to 18 x 13cm in size, and has a height of 18cm when propped up.

Sure to be a talking point in your home, use it for your family photographs, wedding photo, a picture of your children or grandchildren, holiday, pictures graduation photographs or pictures of your pets. It will also make a fabulous retirement, housewarming or anniversary gift.

Win a Standing Brass Photo Frame from Dotcomgiftshop

Standing Brass Photo Frame is available from Dotcomgiftshop. Price is £12.95.

For more information visit the website at

About Dotcomgiftshop

Dotcomgiftshop aims to put the magic and excitement back into gift and homeware shopping with the most comprehensive range of beautiful, contemporary, kitsch, cool and inspirational products available.

They offer customers a wide range of gifts for her and for him, exclusively designed or sourced by our in-house team. They are a little bit quirky, often quite kitsch but always incredibly stylish.

Visit  for the very best selection of gifts and home accessories fabulous and fun gift ideas for all.

How to Enter the Competition!

Be the Cover Star for Sixtyplusurfers

This month we're giving you a chance to be the Star or Stars on the home page of Sixtyplusurfers for our 'Cover Photograph' to help make our website really special and personal. So we want to see pictures of YOU our readers!

We're looking for a photograph of you by yourself, with a friend, with a partner, with a pet, or with your grandchildren, in a special place of interest or anything that would look fabulous on our home page.

MUST be submitted to our Photograph Gallery on the Sixtyplusurfers Chat & Socialise page so that we can choose our favourite one.

The winning entry will then be used on our 'home' page in the March issue of Sixtyplusurfers instead of our usual 'model' shot.

We'll need to have your pictures in by February 22nd, so that we have plenty of time to choose!

Here are a few suggestions for poses:

Send in a photo of yourself with your partner, best friend or grandchild looking at Sixtyplusurfers on your laptop

Send in a picture of yourself with your partner, best friend or  grandchild looking at Sixtyplusurfers on your laptop!

Or why not include a pose of yourself in front of your favourite landmark - such as the Eiffel Tower, Big Ben, or a gorgeous garden.

How about a picture of you with your pet looking all cute and cuddly!

Send in a picture of yourself with your pet

Perhaps there's a picture of you celebrating a special occasion with a glass of wine or a slice of birthday cake?

Have you just had a landmark birthday with balloons and decorations?

Or maybe you have a recent photograph of yourself looking happy, on a cruise, holiday, in the garden or in a new outfit.

If there is a story behind your photograph, then we'd love to hear about it. You can include a description with your photograph. Tell us where it was taken, who are the people or animals in your picture, and why you think you should be our Cover Picture for the March issue of Sixtyplusurfers.

We would also encourage other readers to make friendly comments about the photographs in our competition.

All Photographs
MUST be posted in the  Photograph Gallery on the Chat & Socialise page to be in with a chance of winning the prize.

There is no limit to the amount of photographs you can send in. The more the merrier!

Closing date is February 22nd, to give us plenty of time to choose - so get out your cameras or mobile phones and start snapping. We're looking forward to seeing some interesting pictures.

And please read our terms & conditions thoroughly before you enter the competition!

How to Post a Photo in the Chat & Socialise Photo Gallery

You must be a member of the Sixtyplusurfers Chat & Socialise page in order to enter the competition. If you have not already done so, you will need to join first. This is Free of Charge and simple to do.

First click on the
Chat & Socialise page link here and this will take you to the log in page. Next fill in your email address, and create a password. You will need to type this in twice. Fill in your birthdate and answer the question about Sixtyplusurfers. Then click on the words 'Sign Up'.

This will take you to a new page. Then enter your 'Chat Name' - this can be your nickname or full name if you prefer. Then tell us your gender, select a country, and fill in the box which says 'Tell us about Yourself' with your hobbies and interests. This will become your profile.

Then attach a profile photo if you have one. This can be a picture of yourself, a flower, musical instrument, your pet, or something which tells us a bit about you. You can use Google Images for inspiration. When you have finished click on the words 'Join' and you are ready to start. Once you are a member of the Chat & Socialise page, you are ready to post your photo.

To post your photograph to the Photo Gallery just click on the word 'Photos' at the top of the Chat & Socialise page, then click on the words 'add a photo'. Now you are ready to start!

Click on the word 'Browse' then select the photo of your choice from your computer. Then give your photograph a title - for example 'Goldfinch in my Garden'. You can also include a description, for example 'This photo shows my a goldfinch on a tree in my garden.

When you are finished click on 'add photo' at the end of the page and wait for the picture to load up. Then you are finished. And that's all there is to it!

Now Send in Your Details

Once you have added your photograph to the Gallery on the Sixtyplusurfers Chat & Socialise page, then please send  in your name, address and telephone number to the Sixtyplusurfers inbox with the title 'Cover Star Competition' to:

* All Photographs must be posted
in the
Photograph Gallery on the 
Sixtyplusurfers Chat & Socialise
page to be in with a chance of
winning the
Standing Brass Photo Frame from Dotcomgiftshop.

Terms & Conditions

1. The prize for the winner is to have their photograph star on the Sixtyplusurfers 'home' page in the March issue of Sixtyplusurfers. Also to receive a Standing Brass Photo Frame from Dotcomgiftshop.

All photographs must be sent in to the Photograph Gallery on the Sixtyplusurfers Chat & Socialise page for your chance to win the competition.

3. You can enter as many photographs as you like to the competition.

4. We ask that no obscene language be included with any photographs and that all images show people decently dressed.

All photographs must be exclusive to this Sixtyplusurfers competition and have not appeared in any other magazine, competition or website.

6. Other readers can comment and tell you why they like your photograph. They can also click 'like' if they have enjoyed looking at your photograph. (This is just for fun - and the winner will be chosen by an independent team of judges).

7. One winner will be chosen by the Editor of Sixtyplusurfers, together with an independent team of judges by February 22nd. The Editor's decision is final.

If you have any problems sending in your photo to the  Chat & Socialise page or signing in as a member, just email and we will help you with any difficulties.

This competition is open to our UK readers only.

Churchill Retirement Living

Churchill Retirement Living is one of the largest retirement house builders in the UK, specialising in high quality one and two bedroom apartments for the over 60’s. Designed for the active retiree who wants to continue living independently, our apartments offer a comfortable, secure place to live and call your own, with the option to socialise with other Owners and get involved in the community as much or as little as you like.

A Churchill Retirement apartment is ideal for the young at heart, looking to downsize from a large family home, which may become costly and difficult to maintain as they get older. With an apartment at a Churchill Lodge you still own your apartment, but the onsite management company, Millstream Management Services, provides a dedicated Lodge Manager responsible for all maintenance, service and ongoing management of the Lodge, leaving you free to enjoy doing the things you want to do.

A Churchill apartment gives you all the same independence of your family home but with added security and peace of mind. You can bring small pets with you when you move in and continue to do your own shopping and cooking, guest suites are available to book at every lodge for friends and family to stay in. But what really makes our Lodges a unique place is the ready-made social life that is open to you from the moment you move in. You can attend coffee mornings, fish and chip suppers and a host of other regular social events, or visit the Owners’ Lounge whenever you like to spend time getting to know your neighbours. Many Churchill developments also include sociable coffee bars, roof terraces and landscaped gardens where you’ll often find someone to chat to.

To find out more about Churchill Retirement Living or to discuss your retirement options visit our website, or call us for free on 0800458 1856.


Quick Move Now

Retire abroad with Quick Move Now

Silver Surfers are considering retiring abroad in growing numbers with Spain still their preferred destination, research by the UK’s leading home buyer Quick Move Now has revealed.

Data compiled by Quick Move Now reveals that online searches for terms relating to moving and retiring to Spain, the most popular country in the world for British expats to move to for retirement, have increased significantly in the past 12 months.

For more information about Retiring to Spain and how to find property overseas visit the Quick Move Now website at  


Look Good Feel Better Workshops

Look Good Feel Better Workshops

Look Good Feel Better (LGFB) is the only cancer support charity that specifically helps women and teenagers manage the visible side effects of cancer treatment. Their free confidence boosting skincare and make-up Workshops and Masterclasses are held all over the UK for women undergoing treatment for any type of cancer.

Each two hour session is led by trained beauty professionals who teach the women vital skills such as how to look after drier skin and draw on missing eyebrows and eyelashes. If you are currently living with cancer and would like to attend a Look Good Feel Better workshop, you can find out more about your nearest location with dates and further advice by clicking on the pink link as shown below

For more information please visit the website at