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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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Holiday homes swap: would you let a stranger stay in your house? A luxury home in an exotic destination for free is the dream... but does the reality ever match up? As if she doesn't have enough to do before she goes on holiday next week, mother-of-three Liz Green is...read more
'My house is my pension' say half of over 50s The number of people relying on the value of their house to fund their retirement has doubled in the past year, according to research from LV=. Money Observer reports that of a survey of working people aged over 50, some...read more
How to have a free holiday by house swapping Shelling out for a hotel while on holiday can cost thousands of pounds, but with house swapping there are no accommodation costs. Where can you go? There are house swaps available around the world, in properties of all...read more
The UK's Top 10 museums and art galleries outside of London London is a city filled with brilliant museums and art galleries, but what can often be overlooked is the host of fantastic museums and galleries in the UK outside of the nation’s capital. This list is by no...read more
Five tips to save money over the Summer and still have a great time Keeping the family amused during the Summer holidays can end up being expensive. Now is the time to see if you can find some low-cost breaks, days out and activities to keep them occupied. With a bit...read more
Take a deep breath… The 10 best National Parks in the UK To celebrate ‘National Parks Week’, we remind you of the UK’s unstirred beauty, so bring to you the 10 best National Parks in the UK and the beauty beyond the borders. The thought of UK’s National Parks always...read more