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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Versatile. If you could use only one word to describe the mighty pumpkin, versatile would surely be it: in colour, in taste, in use, in shape, in myth and in goodness. Pumpkins may well be the ultimate food and, the best thing is - it’s not a trick, it’s a treat! ...read more
Ray Villafane’s relationship with pumpkins began rather early in his life. Born in a poor farming family, he found himself having to whittle his own toys out of wood as times were very hard for Pa’ Villafane. As things got worse he was forced to give up using...read more
Baking tops list as favourite pastime across the generations. 50 Plus reports that sees the new format of The Great British Bake Off grace our screens, it appears that Brits are a nation of wannabe bakers. New research by eBay has revealed that whether aged 16...read more
For his 50th birthday, one woman set her husband 50 mini-challenges -not sky-diving or running a marathon, but everyday adventures designed to get more out of life. The experiment isn’t over yet, but the results are already astonishing. My husband’s 50th...read more
One of the most popular trends in 21st Century Britain is people starting businesses and becoming entrepreneurs, especially since the financial crisis in 2008. You might think that the typical image of an entrepreneur is someone cool and trendy; maybe they’re...read more
Tech employees over age 55 are actually less stressed using technology in the workplace, and better at using multiple devices than their younger peers. Tech Republic reports that we've seen them in movies for years: The bumbling, out-of-touch older person at...read more