Welcome to Our Place
The PHE has today advised that we supplement our diet with 10mg of Vitamin D daily in the winter months due to an observed deficiency in all age groups. Read the official guidelines here…
Have you discovered TED Talks yet? The non-profit online organisation which, in their words is: “devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks” With 2200 topics currently being advertised on their website home page you might find it quite diverting. It does have its detractors – so you may also wish to read an article from The NewStatesman from 2012 which paints a more cynical picture!
Our Place is an informative and social site dedicated to help everyone over 50 get the best out of life.
We are the zestful, insightful best friend you just love to be around, and we live for sharing our experiences and knowledge.
OurPlace was founded with a mission to connect the mature online community to a world of news, features, offers and life changing products they may have missed out on. Bring them all into one place, OurPlace.
What makes us special is that we are a vibrant team of all ages, from 21 to 65 who are all passionate about living life to the fullest irrespective of age. We have built strong relationships with some of the best UK age related businesses with the aim of brokering discounted rates for our Over-50s community.
This site is jam packed with a blend of light hearted and purposeful stories, acting as a comprehensive source of information for over 50s health, over 50s travel, over 50’s work and much more.
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The hidden ones, down miniature country lanes, to the big boys that they pop into whenever they have the opportunity. Here are the best garden centres and nurseries in the UK. Madrona Nursery This is a charming nursery specialising in trees and shrubs, but with...read more
Board games are back, with an imaginative new twist, as a new generation discovers the joys of sociable, tabletop gaming. Board games were once a vital part of a family Christmas; not only were they centrepiece of any young child's stocking, bit also an enjoyable...read more
With trains passing the front windows, the holiday accommodation at Dent Station combines Dales scenery with living history. Choice reports that there's something special about Dent Station. It’s the highest main line station in England, nestling 1150ft up in the...read more
A daring 91-year-old is thought to have set a new record as the UK’s oldest wing-walker. Silver Surfers reports that Norma Howard took to the skies above Cirencester, Gloucestershire, strapped to the top wing of a vintage biplane at 500 feet. The retired...read more
Two million over 50s are set to retire many years later than planned or with less income following the changes to the state pension age. Your Money reports that two thirds of those aged 50+ are aware of the state pension age equalisation and a quarter (28%) have...read more
A Suffolk adult learning provider says it has seen a spike in over fifties learners retraining on its courses. East Anglian Times reports that Realise Futures says it is also seeing more carers retraining to find employment. The social enterprise, which has centres...read more