As Easy as ABC to Donate by text

Now there is an easy way to donate to Age Concern Colchester by texting us on your mobile phone. Punch in “AGECONCERN” as your text, using “70085” as the number to send it to. £10 will be charged automatically monthly which we will gratefully receive and use to support the community. To...

Read More >

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...

Read More >

Livewell Essex: Stay Well This Winter

                Our partners Livewell Essex are launching the Essex-wide ‘stay well this winter’ campaign, running from this month until end of February, which raises awareness of a number of actions you can take to help you and your family stay well over the...

Read More >

New Member of Our Team

Jean Robinson started yesterday as Centre Manager and joins us after 5 ½ years in AGE UK Essex. She will managing our ‘Veranda’ space here at Age Concern headquarters. We would just like to say, welcome to the team! The Veranda as this space is called, was launched earlier this...

Read More >