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Introducing the Ageing Well Brochure

Good News! We are proud to introduce the first Ageing Well brochure for Colchester which is now available online for you to download: Ageing Well Brochure As one gets older, it is inevitable that crucial life-changing decisions can cause anxiety. In later years those choices don’t get easier and can often seem confusing...

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Ageing Well with Gadgets: The Smart Speaker

Smart speakers In the light of the recent rise in the use of smart phones, speakers are now developing functions that go beyond the broadcast of sound which has been their primary function throughout the 20th century. The ‘smart speaker’ might be described as our next go to device with...

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Concessions in Colchester for Senior Citizens

Planning a day out around Colchester? Well, you could save money if you are a senior citizen. There is no point missing out on a range of discounts and concessions available to senior citizens at certain venues with travel cards available for rail and bus. Take a look at the list of...

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The 5 Age Concern ‘Volunteer take-aways’

Volunteer work isn’t just about doing a good deed – it will have far reaching implications both for the volunteer and the community as a whole. Giving up your spare time to help other people is an entirely selfless act when supporting the most vulnerable. As volunteers are so valuable...

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Combatting Loneliness > Pet Therapy

Combatting loneliness > Pet Therapy Let’s face it, keeping a pet has a habit of bringing out the best in people. You may have heard of pet therapy – known otherwise as animal-assisted therapy, ownership therapy, nurture dogs or happy pets, as interventions said to improve health for the most...

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