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.
You can also mingle with OurPlace on sites such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Google+ as we are equally active and functional on these social media platforms.
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A guide to downsizing after retirement When approaching retirement, many people consider downsizing and moving into a smaller property. Perhaps your kids have “flown the nest” and no longer live with you. If you have a relatively large home with three or...read more
In praise of the humble garden shed - it’s more than just a tool store No matter how low maintenance you manage to make your outdoor space, you will always need somewhere to keep your garden tools. Forks, spades, bags of compost, tubs of weed killer, gardening...read more
Host a Great British Garden Party for a good cause This summer, Arthritis Research UK invites the Great British public to brush off their gardening gloves, freshen up their flowers and help the one in six people living with arthritis, by throwing a Great...read more
Rise to the challenge: The 10 steps to perfect bread making Every dough that we make in our bakeries follows all of these 10 steps from start to finish. This ensures we produce the best quality bread without compromising taste, texture, nutrition or our artisan...read more
How to avoid travellers tummy As you start thinking about your travel insurance, sunscreen and insect repellent, you might also be interested to understand how you can reduce your risk of developing Montezuma’s Revenge (or traveller’s tummy as it’s often...read more
You’re hired! Job hunting over 50: The do’s and don'ts Recruitment expert Julie Measures offers some impartial, independent insights into the issues of job-hunting over 50, for those who may be struggling to find new positions in this difficult economic...read more