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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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Try something different: Hobbies and interests for over 50’s Everyone has an interest. Interests may be in sports, the arts, the home or anywhere else. Alone time hobbies are quite huge; people of today have lots of it and the need to try different things can...read more
Golden trails: The best Autumn colour walks to lift your spirits At this time of year, there’s a palette of colours waiting to be discovered across breath-taking landscapes. Discover woodlands of golden leaves, glistening blue lakes, green flora and if you're...read more
Over-50s group Saga sees growing demand for high-value holidays The growing popularity of cruises and long-haul trips helped over-50s travel and insurance group Saga remain on track for another year of profit growth. Sky News reports that half-year...read more
Nine out of ten over-50s love buying new smartphones 42 per cent have a phone that is less than two years old (98pc less than five years) and 62 per cent feel very confident when using they mobile phones. Mobile News reports that on the contrary to...read more
Single over-50’s help specialist holiday operator Solitair grow record sales Solitair provides holidays to more than 24 destinations across the UK, Europe and worldwide, with 15 cruise destinations. Manchester Evening News reports that Manchester-based...read more
Not ‘over the hill’ just yet! Career advice for the over 50s Careers can become more difficult to handle, but experienced City executives should resist the urge to throw in the towel too early. Some of us know the feeling. One day we wake up to a...read more