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  1. Read our advice on wearing a face mask for people living with Dementia

    What is the current guidance? Face coverings are currently compulsory on public transport, in NHS facilities, inside shops and supermarkets in England, from 24th July. Some people with dementia may not like wearing a face covering, or understand why they should wear one. These rules do not apply to a person with...
  2. Age Concern Central Lancashire recreates a movie night-in experience

    Age Concern Central Lancashire with the help of local businesses has organised a ‘Night in at the movies’ for older people across Lancashire who remain in lockdown. Complete with popcorn, pizza and  snacks Age Concern Central Lancashire added to the movie packages by providing donated DVDs from its charity shops...
  3. Age Concern delivers more than 100 afternoon tea sets to vulnerable elderly in Lancashire

    Age Concern has hosted a mass afternoon tea experience for Lancashire elderly people to help put smiles on faces. The Central Lancashire branch teamed up with Waitrose in Walton-le-dale to deliver more than 100 packages of treats last Wednesday, ahead of VE Day celebrations. The special surprise marked the middle...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...

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