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." Unity Trust Bank relationship manager for the Midlands, Mark Wilton, said: "As a specialist bank for the social economy, Unity Trust aims to create positive social change through our business activity.
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. The distraction burglaries happened last Saturday in the Stoke and Wyken areas of the city.
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 Morgannwg, Rachel Rowlands added: "Local charities are vital in providing valuable, practical help to those living in their communities.
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".
"It is great that Age Concern's personal alarm service is now available to Scots.
Yet Age Concern offers free, confidential and expert advice which can help make claiming simple.
Charity Age Concern said there were about 2.25 million pensioner households whose bills cost more than a tenth of their income.