A Simplified Guide to Dementia

Have you ever forgotten where you last placed your keys or double booked an appointment? Well the headline is, that common-or garden forgetfulness shouldn’t be confused with Dementia or Alzheimer’s. Irritating as forgetting someone’s birthday may be, we all experience a dose of memory lapse from time to time. It...

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Joint Action over Dementia across NE Essex

Many of you may be aware of Dementia and Alzheimer’s, a condition occurring in later life which primarily effects memory function, personality and reasoning. Since there is a growing ageing population many more of us are succumbing in old age to dementia type problems. However, did you know there are...

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Blanket Testing with our patner John Ford Group

In partnership John Ford Group and Age Concern Colchester & North East Essex – blanket testing! For the second year running, JFG have teamed up with Age Concern to PAT (portable appliance test) heated blankets owned by the older community of Colchester and the surrounding area. If the item failed...

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An Appeal from Les Nicoll for Winter Warmers campaign

Les Nicoll has been running Winter Warmers for 8 years now, sadly the need does not go away therefore, he is looking for your support for Winter warmers 2020. If any of you or a local organisation have used or new winter clothing right from cradle to grave, other household items and want...

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Christmas Hampers Before and After Transformation

Sue and Emily have been super busy making up these Christmas hampers for some of our members. From a pile of goodies transformed into to these magical baskets, we hope they will bring joy and our good wishes. All money was raised by ChristChurch of Ireton Road. Thank you so much....

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