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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Robert Taylor, director, Age Concern Cymru, said, 'Hospitals are in danger of becoming bad for the health of older people.
We are proud to support charities like Age Concern Birmingham and are especially pleased to work with a local Birmingham organisation that has such an impact on its service users and the community.
40pm, again claiming to be from Age Concern, but they left when they realised the homeowner wasn't alone.
This left Age Concern the only team to win all their 6 games of the day with a handsome points difference of plus 48 and taking the 2013 National Veterans Championship title.
Chief executive for Age Concern Morgannwg, Rachel Rowlands added: "Local charities are vital in providing valuable, practical help to those living in their communities.
Before I retired, I worked 30-odd years in the insurance industry, so I've used that at Age Concern.
In 2006 new laws will outlaw ageism at work and Age Concern says there is a need for a statutory body to ensure that older workers can seek advice on their rights.
Age Concern will collate feedback from Citizens' Jury events across the country and submit it as evidence to the government ahead of the spring publication of its White Paper on pensions.
Further information is available from Age Concern Solihull at The Priory, Church Hill Road, Solihull, or by calling staff on 0121 711 3849.
TO CLOSE: The Age Concern Kirklees office and shop in Cross Church Street above and (below) the closure notice in the office window
Ann Lough, co-ordinator for Age Concern, said: "In Whitley Bay many older people are living on their own.