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Knit & Natter Update

Knit and Natter in full flow at Age Concern Colchester. Anyone want to join in? The club runs every Tuesday from 10am-midday. Needles and wool provided and the promise of great company and a nice cup of tea. https://www.ageconcerncolchester.org.uk/events/list/ for all our...

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What is your perception of Later Years?

Glass half full or half empty: What is your perception of later years? Nowadays people are living much longer and the later years are more likely to inhabit a much broader period in our lives than ever before. Around Colchester residents over 90 years of age have risen by as...

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Knit & Natter comes with wool included

Keep it Tuesday 10.00am to 12.00pm at Colchester’s Age Concern for whiling away the time knitting and nattering. Wool is supplied but remember to bring your needles! Knit and natter helps to knit over 27,000 hats a year for a big fundraiser that we do. Enjoy time together, chat and...

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Introducing Panto Horse Derby Day

Panto Horse Race anyone? Come and join the fun on 23rd September and enter a Panto Horse Race to remember whilst supporting Age Concern at the same time. Don’t worry if you haven’t done this before as we will send you a pack which shows how you can buy, rent...

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Our IT Training is Online

Are you struggling to reach out to someone in their later years over the internet? Maybe they could do with a helping hand. We offer bespoke IT training 1 to 1 if it be social media, Face Time or Skype and much more. You will find other details...

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The Toddlers Who Took on Dementia

                    “Small children can have a profound effect on those with dementia,” so we learnt in last week’s BBC documentary, “The Toddlers Who Took on Dementia.” It is worth observing that nursery aged children have a habit of bringing out the...

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Older Person’s Information Fair 2018

Make a date for your diaries. Age Concern recommends the 2018 older persons information fair! Join colchester’s MP Will Quince on Friday 22nd June for useful information and to voice any concerns you may have. This is a free event so do drop...

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Ask an Undertaker update

Thank you to everyone who attended our ‘Ask an Undertaker’ event last Thursday and of course our partners at Freedom Funerals who helped make it such a special day....

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