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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 idea of mass home ownership is a relatively recent thing. Even by the 1920’s, over 80% of people still rented from private landlords. But city spaces have evolved. A London house that cost only a few hundred pounds in the 1930’s would now set you back...read more
Christmas can be a time of 'big eating', so give your tummy a breather in January with these simple pasta recipes that will satisfy in minutes. Mushroom, spinach & walnut fusilli Begin by wilting a bag of washed spinach leaves in a pan. Keep removing the...read more
January is the time for diets, detoxes and all round dreariness in the food world. The Telegraph reports that whether or not you're embracing Dry January, this is the month when many of us try to give our livers a break after the excess of Christmas, and cut...read more
As 2018 closes, you may be thinking of your resolutions for the new year. Why not put your linguistic skills to the test and learn a foreign language? A new study on second language learning has recently taken the media by storm. A range of headlines - from the...read more
Dubai is well known for its magnificent and luxurious high-rise buildings and its state of the art malls, but to discover the real Dubai, and to understand why it has prospered, go to Old Dubai. Historically, Dubai Creek divided the city into two main sections...read more
A new walking football club in Pool has been proving popular with the over-50s as a way to exercise with less risk of injury than the regular game. Falmouth Packet reports that the club meets at Pool Academy every Thursday for a session between seven and eight...read more