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Five ways to wellbeing: Taking notice

For combating loneliness and #StayingWell in later years: 2 – Taking notice As we travel through life what would happy memories be like if we didn’t stop to notice them? Even every day activities have a significance through renewing our awareness about what’s actually going on around us. As one...

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Please Sponsor Us

Are you looking for opportunities to sponsor us beyond the New Year? If you fancy a trip to London and an action packed day out, the ASICS London 10k and Hackney Half are selling out fast. Charity runners get a discount so don your Age Concern vest and make a...

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Five ways to wellbeing: Connection

For combating loneliness and #StayingWell in later years: 1 – Connection Confidence is reliant upon feeling valued and shared experiences with other people. Having others to connect with will provide engagement and support for someone lonely so that they feel more positive about themselves. Regular human interaction is a well-defined...

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Combating Loneliness at Christmas

                      What is it can you do to help combat loneliness during the run up to Christmas? Some things to think about as we approach Christmas: 1. Acknowledge someone when you are out and about. A simple greeting will go...

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Finding a New Friend: Real Life Stories

Befriending changes lives but don’t just take our word for it, read about the real life experiences of people who have asked for our help.  Joe and Justine Genuine friends don’t demand money but are instead generous with their time and will listen. Joe had run into financial difficulty after...

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