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.
You can also mingle with OurPlace on sites such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Google+ as we are equally active and functional on these social media platforms.
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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.
The London neighbourhood that’s got it all: 10 reasons why you need to live in stylish Stratford
East London’s Stratford has been on the up ever since the Olympic Games transformed the area - and it’s only getting better. Rhiannon Evans, who has lived there for six years, tells us why it’s the place to be. It’s been 10 years since the magic of the Olympic Games...
How to look after your health at 50 and beyond
A healthy lifestyle is always important - but do your needs change at different ages? Living well is important at any age, but experts say our health priorities can change as we get older. While the principles of exercising regularly, eating well and managing stress...
Getting good sleep could add years to your life, study suggests
The findings indicate simply getting enough sleep is not good enough, and that the quality of sleep has an important role to play, researchers say. Getting good sleep could see men live almost five years longer, and women more than two years longer, than men and women...
Giving up something for Lent? Experts explain why the sacrifice is so tough
Starting on February 22nd and concluding on April 6th, this year Lent stretches over 43 days. So, if you’ve decided to go cold turkey on your favourite food or drink, you may be in for a rough ride. Six weeks (and one day) is a long time to give up anything, but have...
Why owning a pet is good for body and mind
Pet ownership should be recognised as a public health strategy due to the profound benefits for individuals, families and communities, says Steven Feldman. Troy Vettese discounts the significant benefits that pets bring to the lives of billions of people worldwide....
Spring into action! Inspiration from Europe’s leading gardens and gardeners
We may still be in the depths of winter, but in eager anticipation of the warmer months, our thoughts are already turning to spring, when our gardens come back to life in a riot of scent and colour. To help prepare for the season, we’ve collated ideas from some of our...