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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! Check out our news page . . .



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  • OAPs offered online hospital checks

    Online hospital appointments could be offered to elderly patients in rural north Wales saving them from having to travel long distances.23 September 2014
  • 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
  • Independence debate Q&A

    Regardless of which side of the independence debate you fall on, there is no doubt that 18 September 2014 will be a historic date for our country. While Age Scotland is remaining neutral, the chari...09 June 2014

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