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A Little Bit of Sunshine for the Winter
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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Potty about pottery? Where to get hands-on with clay in the UK Pottery can be an expensive and tricky hobby, so having a go in a studio that has all the equipment and tutors to hand is a great way to get a feel for the medium. Pottery is an ancient art...read more
The rise of the craft beer revolution It’s never been a better time for quality ale because something spectacular is going on down the pub! There’s a revolution going on. Away from football sponsorship and mainstream media, beer has been reinventing itself....read more
The Top 10 best travel destinations for the over 50s The notion that wanderlust ceases once you turn 50 is alien to us. In fact, we think that's when trips are at their finest. When the whole world is your oyster, it can be pretty difficult to decide on...read more
Rise of the “olderpreneurs”. Over-50s are the new business start-up generation Faced with poor job prospects but with money to invest, many are going it alone. Age discrimination does not exist when you are your own boss. The growth in self-employment...read more
5 healthy weight loss tips for the over 50s Once you reach a certain age, we are often told, the spread begins and there is nothing that you can do to stop it from happening. Many people will simply accept this as part of life, but what if you are...read more
Older means happier: Most over-50s are content and their lives will get even better in 20 years In this age of austerity you might think the older generation would be depressed by the prospect of working longer and retiring on a smaller pension. The Daily Mail...read more