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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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It’s never too late LOL! 8 Comics who were late bloomers Here is a list of comedians, ranging from stand-ups to writers, who didn’t make it until they were well into their thirties or older. So why not get writing and the joke will soon be on us! Ricky...read more
Glorious gardening: The benefits of having ‘green fingers’ over 50 For older adults, staying active and finding fulfilling hobbies to pass the time are important and beneficial to their physical and mental health. After all, no one wants to spend their...read more
The UK's best street food traders are coming to Manchester The British Street Food Awards finals will be held at the GRUB food fair at Mayfield Depot this year. The British Street Food Awards are coming to Manchester, and with them come 17 of the UK's...read more
I feel like dancing! Five types of dancing every over 50 should try Whether you’re in your 50s, 60s or 70s, exercise is imperative. If you want to keep your joints healthy, the pain at bay and your fitness up you need to start moving. But, there are some...read more
“Not travelling enough” is a top regret for over 50s Travelling is much more accessible now compared to the past, and it seems that many over 50s recognise this change as 91 per cent said “not travelling enough” is a regret for them. Female First reports...read more
'Adventurous over 50s' help tour operator Shearings to grow record profits The group includes the Shearings Holidays, National Holidays and the Coast & Country and Bay hotel brands. Manchester Evening News reports that Shearings Leisure Group, the...read more