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In conjunction with the Older People's Day on 1st October Tax Help for Older People are raising awareness of the free tax advice available from Tax Help to the many older and vulnerable people across the UK . . .

A part-time vacancy has arisen for a Development Worker with the Aberdeenshire Dementia Friendly Communities Project. Read more here . . .

Aberdeen Community Health and Care Village is to run an exciting series of training events in complementary therapy commencing Wednesday 8 October. Read more here . . .

Paul Jennings, a volunteer for Buchan Dial-a-Community Bus, is undertaking a sponsored bike ride the length of Hadrian's Wall in a bid to raise £1500 for the cause. Anyone wishing to donate to this cause should send a cheque payable to DACB to Jayne Fraser, Units 7 & 8. Community Service Centre, Market Street, Maud AB42 4NH, stating that the donation is for the cycle ride . . .

Read all about news and events in the Inverurie and Kemnay area. See the Garioch Gazette, available to view at the Inverurie page  . . .

Keeping you safe online: Just like we all take care when we get a stranger at the front door so the same applies on the phone and broadband. Read more under Tutoring & Support for digital technologies . . .

Do you live in Culter? Footprints Connect has a special offer for you: see our   Community News page for details  . . .

Just by visiting this website, you're entitled to 10% off various products at Rosie's enterprises in Aberdeen - find out more  . . .

And you can also get 10% off a computer training course or a one-to-one session with a technology tutor EC-PC! Check out our Discounts page . . . 

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  • Lack of suitable housing costs NHS millions

    40,000 needless days spent in hospital awaiting home adaptations before discharge {DynamicContent:Social Media Buttons} Unsuitable housing is leaving thousands of older people facing unnecessary...03 September 2014
  • 870,000 older people do not receive crucial care help

    New research from Age UK reveals that 870,000 older people between 65 and 89 now have unmet needs for social care. {DynamicContent:Social Media Buttons}   The research uncovers the fact that nearly...14 August 2014
  • Almost a million older people cutting back on food

    New research from Age UK shows that 960,000 people aged 65 or over have had to spend less on food in the last 2 years. Many pensioners live on low, fixed incomes and the rising cost of food and...15 July 2014
  • Pension changes won’t prevent mortgage crisis

    Access to pension pots announced in the Budget will not stem the looming interest-only mortgage crisis, Age UK is warning. From 2017, 40,000 interest-only mortgages owned by borrowers aged 65 and...03 May 2014
  • 80,000 Scots aged 65+ lonely

    More than 80,000 Scots aged 65 plus always or often lonely A new survey has found that more than 80,000 people aged 65 plus in Scotland describe themselves as often or always feel lonely. Across th...03 May 2014
  • Age Scotland Awards 2014 – Nominations Open

    Nominations have opened for the Age Scotland Awards 2014. The Awards celebrate the groups and individuals that have made a significant contribution to the lives of older people. In addition to the...30 April 2014

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