Here at Age Concern, we believe later life should be celebrated. By embracing the wisdom, warmth and spirit so abundant in maturity, we help make life better for all kinds of people in older age. We share friendship, security and happiness.
Helping where a little help is needed.
At the same time, we help resolve the challenges that getting older often presents. By helping fill the lonely spaces that can too frequently go hand in hand with getting older, we give fresh purpose to lives and the confidence to make the most of everything life has to offer.
We are not a part of Age UK.
Age Concern Carlton & District is a unique local registered charity run almost entirely by volunteers, and with generous local support we are largely self funding. Neither we, or any other Age Concerns in Nottinghamshire have any formal links with, or are part of a large organisation. It is also our ethos that we do not engage in commercial agreements with companies relating to selling goods or services to older people.
Volunteer spirit prevails!
A big thank you to all our volunteers for rallying around to get the shop back up and running on Monday and enabling us to continue with our services for older adults, despite the break-in. http://www.nottinghampost.com/news/local-news/morale-charity-shop-higher-ever-948824
‘Voice’ book launch!
On Friday, we held an event at Waterstones, Nottingham, to launch the exciting and much awaited book: ‘Voice’! The anthology was inspired by a theatre project, which started in March 2014 and evolved over the last few years as an exciting project, culminating in this book. Written by a group of ladies, who came together
Has Britain ‘drifted away from its humanity’?
We stumbled across this article at the weekend and thought it would be interesting to share. I’d love to hear your opinions. Sorry it’s just a photo of the article. You can access it on the link, but need to register first. Has our society changed regarding family/community care for our elderly relatives? Should the
Shortlisted for the Pride of Gedling Awards!
We’ve been shortlisted for the Pride of Gedling Awards run by the Nottingham Post and Gedling Borough Council, in the category of ‘Outstanding Community Project’. The article, that you can read via the link below, appeared in the Nottingham Post a week last Saturday – we find out if we’ve won on Thursday 11th February.