Age UK

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Age UK

A UK charity that supports people over 50, ensuring that they get the most from life by providing essential services (e.g., day care and information), campaigning on issues such as age discrimination and pensions, and working to influence public opinion and government policy about older people.
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Age Concern Birmingham director of development Richard Shaw said: "The purchase of our Boldmere Road office has meant we now have a place where we can deliver consolidated, centralised and holistic services.
Dil Daly, chief executive of Age Concern Liverpool and Sefton, said: "Age Concern Liverpool and Sefton is saddened to hear that Age UK Knowsley and West Mersey has gone into liquidation.
Police have issued a warning to OAPs to be on their guard - in each incident the offenders posed as members of Age Concern.
Up to this point GPS had won 5 games and needed the final game to put them on equal wins with Age Concern.
Chief Executive for Age Concern Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, Jeff Hawkins explains: "Competition in the charitable sector is fierce.
If you were involved with Age Concern Huddersfield and District, Age Concern North Kirklees or Age Concern Kirklees, please get in touch with us.
Bryn Williams,Chief Officer Age Concern North Wales Central
The grandad, who has a pacemaker after having the heart attack, doesn't have time to sit and relax, splitting his spare time between Age Concern, the golf course and visiting his son in Singapore.
A spokesman for Age Concern Birmingham said it had elected to remain "an independent Age Concern rather than become a brand partner of Age UK".
Charity Age Concern Enterprises' 24-hour pendant is easy to operate.
Yet Age Concern offers free, confidential and expert advice which can help make claiming simple.
7 million pensioners were not claiming Pension Credit worth pounds 26 pounds a week on average - or pounds 1,352 a year - and about 310,000 pensioners were missing out on an average Housing Benefit of pounds 38 a week, Age Concern said.