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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‘Mindful gardening’ promises to continue to grow, as more and more Brits turn to tending their allotments, herbaceous borders and houseplants as a way of boosting mental health and wellbeing, while cacti and succulents look set to adorn all the coolest shelves and...read more
If you’ve ever found yourself wishing that you could just stop watching Netflix and do something productive with your time, this one’s for you. Mostly because a lot of these new hobbies could be done while watching your latest shows so you can multitask like a boss...read more
Another January has arrived in the blink of an eye, which means it’s time to roll out the hackneyed saying: “New Year, New You”. Try these simple and easy-to-adopt tips for a healthier start to the year. This time of year wills many of us to cut out the booze, scale...read more
For millions of people around the world, fishing is the ultimate way to relax. From the serenity of casting your rod by a river bank to the joy of hooking a silvery salmon or trout, fishing is a hobby that rewards and rejuvenates. One of the most popular types of...read more
Given up ‘the beautiful game’ in your twenties, thirties or forties? Think again! Choice reports that funnily enough, it was a TV ad to promote sitting in front of a computer that motivated thousands of 50-plus British men (and women) to get off the sofa and on to...read more
Saga (SAGAG.L) has restructured its travel business, after the British tourism and insurance group for the over 50s said last month that its tour operations had been hit by the collapse of Monarch Airlines. Reuters reports that Saga said on Thursday that Robin Shaw...read more