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About age uk county durham

Age UK County Durham is a small independent charity based in North East England. Our mission is to promote the well-being of all older people and to help make life a fulfilling and enjoyable experience.

Eat well, feel great: Colourful and delicious meals and snacks for one or two

We are now selling our recipe book ‘Eat well feel great: colourful and delicious meals and snacks for one or two’ for just £5.00 (plus P+P where needed) with all proceeds going to support the charity’s services for older people … Continue reading

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Malnutrition Awareness Week 1 – 7 October 2018

It is not normal to lose weight as you get older. Malnutrition affects a high proportion of older people, but the signs aren’t always obvious. This week is Malnutrition Awareness Week. Please take a moment to check on your older relatives, friends … Continue reading

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Welcome to Come Eat Together

Come Eat Together aims to reduce loneliness and promote health and wellbeing by bringing people together with food. For more information please contact us on 0191 374 6577 or 0191 386 3856.  Our activities include: Lunch clubs, Breakfast Clubs and Afternoon Teas in pleasant … Continue reading

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Mon 21 May – Sunday 27 May is Dementia Awareness Week

Mon 21 May – Sunday 27 May is Dementia Awareness Week and we are thinking about those who live with Dementia and those who support them. Our team at Age UK County Durham are trained in understanding and supporting people … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Royal Wedding in Style

Many thanks to the students and staff at Derwentside College and Bishop Auckland College who made it possible for members of Come Eat Together to celebrate the Royal Wedding 2018 in style. We have enjoyed afternoons of friendship, delicious food, sharing of … Continue reading

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State of the nation: Older people and malnutrition in the UK today

A recent State of the Nation report published by the Malnutrition Task Force called “Older people and malnutrition in the UK today” focuses on the scale of the challenge of malnutrition in later life. As Come Eat Together aims to … Continue reading

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Write your will week starts Monday 12 March

Writing a will is sensible, easy and now, thanks to solicitors across the County, you can write your will and support the work of Age UK County Durham at the same time. Write Your Will Week runs from Monday 12 … Continue reading

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Delicious Come Eat Together lunch at The Green Tree, Tudhoe

With 2018 now underway, why not treat yourself to a nutritious low cost meal at The Green Tree, a beautiful country pub and restaurant. A warm welcome is always assured from your hosts the Hopson family who would like to … Continue reading

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Eat Well Feel Great course JUST FOR MEN in Durham

Our Come Eat Together course is all about enjoying tasty food as we get older. We have been listening to you and so this time our FREE course Eat Well Feel Great is JUST FOR MEN. The course starts Friday … Continue reading

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Start 2018 with a festive lunch at Redworth Hall

Vince Johnson, the General Manager of Redworth Hall in County Durham and his team is hosting a special free festive lunch in the restaurant for older people who experience loneliness. Date Monday 22 January 2018 Start time 12.30pm This is a free … Continue reading

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