A Cracking Christmas Soiree: December 7th

Kick off your Yule Tide in the spirit of a cosy #Christmas night. There will be readings and sketches fundraising for Age Concern Colchester & North East Essex. Bring yourselves and make it a festive night to remember at Christ Church Ireton Road Colchester: 01206 368420 psst – there will...

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Great Walks in Colchester!

Walking reduces the likelihood of falling by keeping your joints flexible. Many sources indicate that regular exercise staves off dementia, is healthy for the heart, derives energy and last but not least: it’s good for your mental health. Increased activity will help you lose weight. The experts suggest you do 30...

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Finding Friendship with Age Concern

With the increase in loneliness appearing to be an ongoing concern during the 21st century, we are committed to supporting the elderly community. Befriending is our way to support those in later years who have found themselves feeling isolated sometimes due to situations beyond their control. Our befriending team has...

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Mayor’s Charity Curry and Quiz Night 12th September 2019

Please support Curry & Quiz Night! All in aid of the Mayor of Colchester, Councillor Nick Cope’s Charities for 2019/2020 which are: ABF The Soldiers’ Charity, Age Concern, Colchester Chinese Association, Citizen’s Advice Bureau Colchester, Colchester Foodbank, Mercury Theatre, MIND Colchester and the Youth Enquiry Service (Y.E.S) Start Time: 6.30pm...

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Streptococcal infections (iGAS) in mid Essex The Facts

Invasive Group A Streptococcal infections (iGAS) in mid Essex You may already be aware from local and national media coverage that an outbreak of invasive Group A Streptococcal infections (iGAS) has occurred in mid Essex. The outbreak has affected elderly people being treated for chronic wounds in the Braintree, Maldon...

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Clacton Older Person’s Information Fair

Here we are, all systems go at the Clacton Older Person’s Information Fair on 18th June! We had a great day and it was amazing to speak to so many of you who approached us. Please do give us a call to find out how we are supporting the community of Tendring: 01255...

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Loneliness Awareness

How to help a loved one in later years cope with the emotional pressures while living alone. When a loved suddenly finds themselves living alone after long years with a spouse or partner, the experience can be very traumatic. One retired lady described it as watching the world as she...

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Fundraising for our outside project

Age Concern is set to see 10,000 visitors this year. We are looking to improve access, develop a gardening project and provide an area for those in later years to socialise and share life stories with a view to start a small gardening friendship group right here on the Veranda....

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