Age Concern Winter Fundraiser Please Donate

Are you looking forward to celebrating the New Year with family and friends? It’s never easy to predict what life has in store for us. Though life may be kind, it can also gradually take away too. About 928,000 older people feel lonelier at this time, 2/5s of whom have been widowed....

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Keeping Warm Over Winter

Later in life people are more likely to feel the cold as their bodies struggle at lower temperatures so that they are often not warm enough. This is an important consideration during the winter months so that health problems do not develop e.g. catching a cold and the dreaded flu...

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Arthritis – Physical Pain and Mental Health

Arthritis will often creep up by stealth, commonly developing over a many years without respite. This process is not easy to monitor as there are a variety of variations of it with a distinct set of symptoms causing a great deal of physical pain especially during the later years. Essentially,...

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The Community Mega Mix

If you have strolled through any town centre, one might be reminded of the current trend in population growth towards an ageing demographic. This means that in the 21st century preoccupation in town planning would not go far wrong by considering greater accessibility for our senior community. Given there are good...

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What Does Kindness Mean to You?

Age Concern Colchester and NE Essex runs a variety of friendship groups and services all over NE Essex. Kindness is something we could all do with a little more of these days. An act of kindness needn’t be a massive life changing event but can often appear as a small...

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Scavenger Hunt Challenge on Panto Horse Derby Day

How are your skills of detection? The scavenger hunt is coming to town on Panto Horse Derby Day August 26th. With various start times during the day it’s perfect for the school holidays! Can you help Piccolo find his missing horse shoes?  Piccolo has lost a number of horse shoes around the...

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Recycle Ink Jet Cartridges for Charity

Age Concern Colchester is now registered with Recycle for Charity. “We help our thousands of members raise funds for charity by providing a free, easy to use, custom branded recycling programme for empty printer inkjet cartridges. Working with Recycle4Charity is a simple way to help the environment, whilst raising money.”...

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