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  1. Corporate Giving

    Give a Different Sort of Gift This Christmas It’s not every present that can make a difference all year long. But corporate giving to Age Concern can. Here, Eric Wright Group and Barks & Recreation show that brilliant, life changing presents can come in all sorts of shapes and sizes...
  2. Halloween with care

    Not everyone can imagine how a knock at the door can be intimidating or stressful for an elderly person who may be cautious of strangers or unexpected visitors... so we have put together some top tips to consider this Halloween. Top Tips for welcoming trick or treaters Keep visitors outside –...
  3. 5 minute Fundraisers

    Easy fundraising ideas for all ages that take just minutes to organise. Freda is 94. She lives in Plungington, and like an estimated 35,000 other people in Lancashire, she’s lonely. Thankfully, Freda has Kate, her Age Concern befriender who’s been stopping by every week for more than a year now...
  4. Age Concern Dementia Services reopen communal garden at Charnely Fold

    Charnley Folds, environment is light and spacious; it incorporates a garden area and purpose built facilities designed specifically for people with dementia. Back in June 2018, Age Concern’s information and advice team applied for funding to give the communal garden area a much-needed makeover, work then swiftly began in September...
  5. Handbags and Gladrags 2019

    Charity Fundraiser at Baluga Bar Preston Age Concern PrestonAge Concern PrestonAge Concern PrestonAge Concern PrestonAge Concern PrestonAge Concern PrestonAge Concern PrestonAge Concern PrestonAge Concern PrestonAge Concern PrestonAge Concern PrestonAge Concern PrestonAge Concern PrestonAge Concern PrestonAge Concern PrestonAge Concern PrestonAge Concern PrestonAge Concern PrestonAge Concern PrestonAge Concern PrestonAge Concern PrestonAge Concern...
  6. Staying Safe in Hot Weather

    Temperatures will rise across much of the UK this week and it’ll get hot and humid in places on Friday and Saturday, before turning cooler on Sunday. The main risks posed by a heatwave are:  dehydration (not having enough water)overheating, which can make symptoms worse for people who already have problems...

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