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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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The RSPB is eagerly anticipating who will be top of the pecking order for a very special anniversary of its’ world famous Big Garden Birdwatch at the end of January. Just one hour every year, for the last 40 years, has made the RSPB’s Big Garden Birdwatch the largest...read more
Stress can compromise nutrient intake by influencing appetite, food choice and depleting the body of micronutrients. Here are some tips to help make the right food choices. Our body’s response to stress is an in-built reaction to threat commonly referred to as ‘fight...read more
Even down a telephone line from her home in deepest Essex, Suzi Quatro still crackles with energy at the age of 68. And with her Detroit accent intact, despite living in England for more than 40 years, she is buzzing with life, eager to tell me about her latest...read more
What does a resort have to be to be included in the World’s top ten? What exactly makes one resort stand out above others? Well it’s not simply miles of pistes, or expensive hotels, although that may be important to some; nor is it just high-speed heated lifts and...read more
Are you booking your holiday 2019? Latest Brexit news has revealed that more Britons are booking holiday cottages in the UK, boosting the market. BBC news reports that Brexit appears to be boosting the UK holiday cottages industry. Uncertainty over Brexit is fuelling...read more
Travelling by yourself? It can seem like a daunting prospect, but, you don't have to be lonely travelling solo, in fact it could be life changing for you! 50 Connect reports that as with any new experience, there may be a few niggling thoughts that are putting you off...read more