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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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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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“It’s all about tasty food in good company” – Healthy Eating for Older People isn’t boring!

Kirsty joined the Come Eat Together team last year and, after shadowing experienced workers is celebrating successful delivery of her first solo delivery of our fun and interactive course. Here is her blog! “I have just finished delivering my first … Continue reading

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The Met Office has issued a Cold Weather Alert for our region

Older people need to be aware that there is a strong chance of temperatures falling below 2°C until Friday 26th February, so please make you have you need to keep warm and well.   Coldest temperatures will develop first in … Continue reading

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Kitchen gardens bring pleasure to many

Growing your own fruit and vegetables can bring pleasure as well as provide healthy fresh produce to make meals more interesting. After an enjoyable few months informing and promoting the joys of growing your own, one of our valued volunteers, … Continue reading

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Age UK County Durham is creating Dementia Friends

Staff and volunteers feel they are benefiting personally from becoming Dementia Friends with Age UK County Durham. On a rainy and rather dreary Monday morning in Consett, three more volunteers and Stephanie from the Come Eat Together team took time out  to … Continue reading

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Sunny smiles for Gala Lunch

This week the Gala Theatre in Durham once again welcomed older people into their large airy Studio 2 for our monthly lunch club. Our guests enjoyed a delicious two course meal of corned beef pie, new potatoes and seasonal vegetables, … Continue reading

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Come Eat Together Practitioners Network launched

We have formally launched the Come Eat Together Practitioners’ Network. This forum which will meet twice a year and will help us to share information, expertise and ideas to best support the organisations involved in providing the activities that bring … Continue reading

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Bishop Auckland College back for a New Academic Year!

Bishop Auckland College has once again opened its doors for the very popular lunch club in their Ambition Restaurant. Around 40 older people were welcomed into the college on Wednesday 22 October by students who are learning  Health and Social … Continue reading

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Our Silver Dreams have come true!

We are absolutely delighted to be able to inform you that our project has been selected to receive a Big Lottery Fund Silver Dreams Flagship grant.  This is fantastic news for older people in County Durham.  The grant will enable … Continue reading

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