About Health Times

Living longer and more fulfilling lives means we also need to focus on our health like never before. After all, what good is living longer if our later years are spent in ill health?

Health Times exists to help you learn everything you need to know about maintaining your health into your 50's and beyond, ensuring that you're able to live the life you want to live, 100% on your terms.

Whether you're interested in how to adapt your diet later in life, are looking at ways to stay active and maintain the exercise regime you had in your younger years, or are concerned about chronic illnesses and the quality of care you'll receive towards the end of your life, Health Times has you covered for all this, and much more.

Know our Authors

Karl Tippins
Karl Tippins

Karl joined Age Group in 2020 as Editor-in-Chief for the group's entire collection of websites. Karl is an experienced finance writer in his own right, with expertise on everything from financial planning and budgeting to identifying financial mis-selling.

Anne Howard
Anne Howard

Anne joined Health Times in 2022 and specialises in writing about various health-related topics. She lives in Norfolk and enjoys spending time in the countryside.

Ben Crossley
Ben Crossley

Ben joined Health Times in 2022 and is a retired teacher and freelance writer from the Isle of Wight. An evolutionary geneticist by training, Ben is a health and lifestyle writer who dabbles in science fiction and fantasy as a hobby.

Eleanor Jones
Eleanor Jones

Eleanor joined Health Times in 2022 and is an experienced health and lifestyle writer.

Marrissa Wilson
Marrissa Wilson

Marrissa joined Age Group in 2020 and specialises in topics surrounding lifestyle and the home.

Clio Paterson
Clio Paterson

Clio joined Age Group in 2020. She is lifestyle content writer and a mum of two. Based in Manchester and specialising in travel, beauty and fashion, Clio has had her work featured by some of the best publications most exciting brands across the U.K. and Europe.

Olivia Barnes-Brett
Olivia Barnes-Brett

Olivia joined Age Group in 2020 and specialises in writing about lifestyle topics and hobbies, as well as covering issues like loneliness and social isolation. Olivia speaks three languages and is also involved in teaching and creative fiction writing.

Lee Stone
Lee Stone

Lee Stone joined Age Group in 2020.

Mark Thompson
Mark Thompson

Mark Thompson joined Age Group in 2020.

Staff Writer
Staff Writer

Staff Writer joined Age Group in 2020.

Rhea Tibrewala
Rhea Tibrewala

Rhea joined Age Group in 2020, bringing over 5 years of experience of working in and writing about the finance sector. She is a tech fanatic, an avid reader, and enjoys travelling and listening to music in her free time.

Krista Lomu
Krista Lomu

Krista joined Age Group in 2020 but has been writing about finance for nearly a decade. Based in London, she can turn even the most complicated finance topics into accessible and straightforward content. When she's not writing, she likes to read, watch football and play games - fuelled on by many cups of coffee!

Sam Jeans
Sam Jeans

Sam joined Age Group in 2020 and is an experienced writer with expertise across a variety of lifestyle topics. When he's not writing, he can often be found digging through history textbooks, scientific journals and boxes of vinyl records.

Zara Tunnicliffe
Zara Tunnicliffe

Zara joined Age Group in 2020 and is an expert in all things food and drink, travel and lifestyle.

Rachel Lee
Rachel Lee

Rachel joined Age Group in 2020 having worked at Morgan Stanley and BNYMellon for over 10 years in pensions and investments. During her previous career, Rachel naturally started to move towards investment writing more and more in her day job. Rachel now works as a full-time finance writer drawing from her hands-on experience in the field.

Reno Charlton
Reno Charlton

Reno joined Age Group in 2020 and has nearly 20 years of writing experience. Although she specialises in writing about finance topics and covering finance news, Reno is also a published author and has written several children's books and short stories.

Matt Smith
Matt Smith

Matt joined Health Times in 2020 and is a fitness and nutrition expert. He has a degree in Sports Science, worked as a personal trainer in London for many years, and continues to publish on his personal blog, Beer n Biceps.

Steve Lumley
Steve Lumley

Steve Lumley joined Age Group in 2020, bringing many years experience as a former freelance national newspaper and TV journalist. He has also written several biographies and continues to specialise in providing news content to readers of Age Group's websites.

Maria Montgomery
Maria Montgomery

Maria joined Age Group in 2020 and specialises in content around dating and mental wellbeing. She has lived in seven different countries, has an entrepreneurial streak and is the owner of Magique and That Woman Is A Woman Productions. Her blog, Confessions of a Dizzy Blonde, offers her life learnings, sprinkled with a large dose of humour…and sex!

Health Times Fitness & Exercise Experts
Health Times Fitness & Exercise Experts

Written collaboratively by Health Times in-house Fitness & Exercise Experts.

Health Times Health Experts
Health Times Health Experts

Written collabortively by Health Times' health experts

Health Times Food & Nutrition Experts
Health Times Food & Nutrition Experts

Written collabortively by Health Times' food & nutrition experts

Health Times Healthcare Experts
Health Times Healthcare Experts

Written collabortively by Health Times' healthcare experts

Health Times Ageing Experts
Health Times Ageing Experts

Written collabortively by Health Times' ageing experts

Health Times Mental Health & Wellbeing Experts
Health Times Mental Health & Wellbeing Experts

Written collabortively by Health Times' mental health & wellbeing experts

Victoria McDonagh
Victoria McDonagh

Victoria joined Age Group in 2020. While she has many years of writing about finance topics, she is also a trained nurse and has extensive knowledge and experience of mental health and wellbeing issues. She enjoys writing novels and short stories in her free time and spending long afternoons reading with her cat.

Rob Hamburg
Rob Hamburg

Rob joined Health Times in 2020 and is a health and fitness expert.

Katie Howe
Katie Howe

Katie has been writing for Health Times since 2021. She loves breaking down complex topics and introducing them to a wider audience. When not writing Katie is an avid reader and is always open to exploring and learning new ideas.

Hassan Thwaini
Hassan Thwaini

Hassan joined Health Times in 2020 and is a qualified Clinical Pharmacist who has completed his Master's degree at the University of Sunderland. Since then he has not only pursued community and clinical pharmacy but has expanded to aid in humanitarian work across the less fortunate areas of the globe. Hassan is currently working as a medical writer and has been published on various nutritional websites, produced unique content for his university board, and carried out research for renowned surgeons.

Vic Womersley
Vic Womersley

Vic joined Health Times in late 2021 bringing over a decade's worth of writing experience into the fold. A health and wellbeing expert, she finds the way the body works in concert with our mind and spirit endlessly fascinating. When she’s not tapping her keyboard, you’ll find Vic foraging in Devon’s hedges or catching waves with her surfboard.

Kevin Hardwicke
Kevin Hardwicke

Kevin joined Age Group in 2020. As well as sharing personal experience of trying to find a property during the Covid-19 pandemic, Kevin is an expert in cultural issues including music and film from the 1960s and 1970s onwards.