Age Concern Central Lancashire
Since 1981 Age Concern Central Lancashire has been devoted to helping people live well and age well in Lancashire. From helping people to keep doing the things they want, through to providing support when the wheels fall off, Age Concern is the provider of choice.
People often get Age Concern confused with national older peoples charities but in reality Age Concern is a local and fully independent charity and the masters of its own destiny. It is not part of Age UK.
Age Concern Central Lancashire is a multi-award winning charity and in 2020 has been awarded;
The Lancashire Business View Award at the Red Rose Awards
The BIBAs Business Hero Award
The Most Creative use of Lockdown Award at the Charity Retail Awards and
Highly Commended by the High Sheriff of Lancashire for its COVID19 relief efforts
In nearly 40 years the charity has;
Spent £42,400,000 on charitable activity in Lancashire supporting older people
Supported over 1 million people
Received support from over 11,000 volunteers contributing over 1.2 million volunteer hours
Secured over £10million in benefits for older people
*List is not exhaustive.
Age Concern Central Lancashire is known for providing dementia care and support in Lancashire, plus so much more...
Its main delivery themes are;
Live Well Services;
Access to Benefits
Activity Centres and Men in Sheds
Eight high street shops within Lancashire
Online trading across platforms such as eBay, Facebook and charity website
Family Estate Planning;
Free Wills Clinics
Family Protection Trusts
Lasting Powers of Attorney
Inheritance Tax and Estate Planning
In doing so; the charity supports adults of all ages with a particular focus on people aged 50 years and over and their carers.