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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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Raised beds are also known as deep beds, and though organic gardeners didn’t invent them they know the true value of them. For large or small gardens, for vegetables, flowers or a mixture of both, 'raised' deep beds are ideal. You’ll be surprised what you can grow. ...read more
Festivals are great, but food festivals are better. What better way to banish the winter blues than by booking tickets to experience some of the best food in the country? There’s nothing wrong with planning a meal this far in advance… This is our pick of the coolest...read more
Collaboration is key to creativity, but exceptional creativity often happens in solitude. Many great artistic masterpieces were done in isolation. You can benefit from interacting and brainstorming with others, but awesome creative work can be achieved by shutting...read more
Modern coach tours are light years from old-style outings on rattling 'charabancs'. Coach trip veteran Norman Wright hails a stress-free way to travel Europe and the world. The enjoyment of a coach tour is the same whether you're island-hoping on Scotland's...read more
Debrett's guide to online dating for the over-50s: Etiquette bible reveals its romance do’s and don'ts for the digital age (and insists you CAN kiss on the first date) The Daily Mail reports that the online dating world can be difficult to navigate for singletons of...read more
A new study has found that a successful and enjoyable life after work requires a focus both on good financial habits and a healthy lifestyle. Choice reports that the research, by Aegon, emphasises that achieving retirement aspirations requires more than saving,...read more