Welcome to Our Place
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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Do you live with a beloved pet? Our sister site, My Pet Matters, brings you news, interesting articles and features, what’s on, handy tips, expert opinions and advice, finance information, pet product promotions, travel, art and much more for you to get to know your pet better. Why not enter our competition to win a year’s supply of cat or dog food? Just click HERE to enter.
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Frequent gardening may be linked to improved wellbeing
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A new start after 60: I dreamt of paragliding for 30 years. When I took to the skies at 80 I felt completely free
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