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  1. During these difficult days of social distancing, Dementia Products can help promote daily living skills.

    We all know we feel better when we’ve had a good laugh, joined in an interesting conversation, shared ideas, opinions or stories; whether it’s listening to a funny joke or silly mishap, recalling a television programme or hearing about a special event, celebration or interesting journey. For people living with...
  2. New Chair Heralds Exciting New Year for Age Concern Lancashire

    Incoming Chair of Trustees Norman Tenray explains the thrill and challenges of leading Age Concern Central Lancashire (ACCL), and pays tribute to its outgoing leaders. Age Concern, the charity committed to combating loneliness, isolation, dementia and so much more among Lancashire’s elderly population, has announced its new Chair of Trustees...
  3. 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...
  4. 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 –...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...

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