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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For many of us, spring cleaning doesn't have much to do with culture, religion or spirituality. We've been cooped up in our stuffy dwellings all winter, which can be such a downer that we sometimes let the clutter and dust pile up. Now that the weather is warm,...read more
The Beatles, Swinging London, mini skirts and Mini cars - what a great time it was to be young. We look back at a remarkable year. What a wonderful year it was,to be young–or let’s be more specific, to be young and British. Of all the so-called Swinging Sixties,...read more
With winter ending and spring fast approaching, it's time to introduce new flavours to your plate with these seasonal foods. March marks the end of winter (hurrah!) and the beginning of spring - even if it doesn’t quite feel it yet. (You know, that whole in like a...read more
For some time I had considered a lovely and relaxing boating holiday on the Norfolk Broads. However, being a complete boating novice, the thought of handling and parking a large cabin cruiser was somewhat daunting to say the least. Imagine my delight when I...read more
The building society of Mum and Dad: What’s the best way to help your children onto the property ladder?
You may not expect to see the 'Bank of Mum and Dad' on a list of mortgage lenders, but according to Legal & General, parents supported property purchases worth £77bn last year, which makes them one of the top ten lenders. And with rising numbers of 'adult' children...read more
Making the most out of your retirement - Travelling abroad when you're over 50 Over Fifties Friends reports that getting older or retiring from full-time employment doesn’t mean that you have to lurk around the house watching day time TV all day. There are plenty of...read more