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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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Volunteers needed to brighten up the day for older people in Durham

We want to ensure that no-one has no-one and we wonder if you can help. Age UK County Durham is looking for enthusiastic and sociable people, with a community spirit to brighten the day for older people who live alone and … Continue reading

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Come Eat at Spectrum starts on Valentine’s Day

Age UK County Durham’s Come Eat Together Team have been working in partnership with Spectrum Leisure Complex in Willington to bring the over 50’s in the area together with food. Taking place monthly on the second Tuesday of the month 11.00am-1.00pm participants … Continue reading

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Our Gentleman’s Breakfast enjoys a 1st birthday celebration (and made a film)

Members of our Come Eat Together Gentleman’s Breakfast in Durham Indoor Market have celebrated a successful first year. This is a great example of how successful partnership working is making a difference to people’s lives. Older men come together at … Continue reading

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Spring is here and we are keen to get growing!

At this time each year the Come Eat Together team gets ready to spring into action (please excuse the pun – Ed) and this year is no different! We are passionate about helping older people gain the confidence and skills to grow … Continue reading

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Celebrating Christmas with Our Volunteers

Volunteers from around the county have enjoyed an informative and fun morning at Age UK House. We were able to share information about how the Come Eat Together project is progressing and demonstrate the tremendous impact their valuable volunteering time is … 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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