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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Hidden deep in the Mexican rainforest to is one of the world's most bizarre gardens. We bring you two travellers tales of this magical place. Travellers tale 1 by Erica Victorson. Xilitla is a town located on the top of a very windy mountain road in the state of San...read more
Looking for stellar tapas in Barcelona? We are constantly on the lookout for new and old hidden gems! Here are a few of our favourite tapas bars in Barcelona for you to enjoy. Sure, tapas were not a traditional Catalan way of dining in the past, but that doesn’t mean...read more
It is difficult for us today to believe that the most famous modern Spanish architect met his demise when, at age 73, he was run over by a tram and assumed to be an ordinary beggar for a full day before he was finally identified, too late to be nursed back to health....read more
Barcelona, the cosmopolitan capital of Spain’s Catalonia region, is known for its art and architecture. The fantastical Sagrada Família church and other modernist landmarks designed by Antoni Gaudí dot the city. We bring you the best places Barcelona has to offer!...read more
The secrets of midlife love: The new app for over 50s that’s setting older pulses racing and why it’s never too late to find the one if you follow this advice
Finding love in midlife is hard. Dating second time round can be both daunting and bewildering especially when the rules have changed so much since you were last out there - and no doubt you have, too. The Daily Mail reports that the good news is, that as a leading...read more
In, out what’s it all about if you’re trading in property? Is the political uncertainty over Brexit a reason for investors to change their behaviour? Choice reports that when the Bank of England Governor, Mark Carney, warned last September that a disorderly Brexit...read more