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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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Food historian Fraser Wright takes a closer look at the history of Shrove Tuesday and provides an Old Scottish Pancake Recipe from 1755. Where does the tradition of eating pancakes on Shrove Tuesday come from? And for how long has this been going on? The popular...read more
Bored with the same old routine on Valentine’s Day? Breakfast in bed, flowers, chocolates, candle-lit dinner… Well why not pamper your partner in a different way this year and do something unusual. We have compiled a list of date ideas that go against the usual...read more
New York Times bestselling author Michelle Richmond explains that the first thing you need to know about writing a novel is that there are no easy answers. The second thing you need to know is that there’s no magic formula. Every novel demands its own structure, its...read more
February already! Wonder what the weather will bring this month? It can prove a busy time of the year for gardeners and all of a sudden there are a thousand and one things that can be done now, such as early sowings of flower and vegetable varieties being started so...read more
Pension reforms along with the accumulation of property wealth have created a generation of older people more affluent than ever before and, with the grey pound worth £320bn a year, entrepreneurs are finding new ways to cash in. Britain’s retiring workers have never...read more
This week Lloyds and Virgin Money stopped customers using credit cards to buy cryptocurrencies, amid concerns they could run up too much debt. BBC News reports that it comes as the value of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies fell after a year when prices rose...read more