Keeping in Touch
Replied: 21st Sep 2020 at 15:37
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I just had an enjoyable five minutes filling that in!
Replied: 21st Sep 2020 at 17:24
Over 50? Live in Wigan?
Fancy a brew & a chat?
You're invited to a virtual coffee morning hosted by Do-Well on behalf of Age UK Wigan Borough.
It’s a great opportunity to share your experiences during the coronavirus pandemic in order to improve support for older people in the Borough. (Healthwatch)
Replied: 29th Sep 2020 at 17:49
So if you don't have a computer or smartphone you are excluded from the above.
Replied: 29th Sep 2020 at 19:59
Mortarmillbill that will exclude about 60% of the older generation
Replied: 29th Sep 2020 at 20:06
For anyone who can’t join in online, but who wants to do the survey:
Please get in touch with Age UK Wigan Borough. Their contact details are:
Phone: 07955573122 (leave a message saying you'd like to talk about the Wigan Age UK survey, with your name and number, then someone will call you back as soon as possible)
Closes 16th Oct - Link
Replied: 29th Sep 2020 at 20:49
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*Survey closes on Friday 16th Oct *
The Voice of Older People
Replied: 14th Oct 2020 at 09:09
Last edited by jo anne: 19th Nov 2020 at 14:37:26
Wigan Athletic Trust offer support to older adults who may be lonely or isolated, including:
• Phone calls
• Virtual coffee mornings via ZOOM
• Monthly support packages
To find out more about the service for yourself or someone else, email email@example.com or phone 07889537140
Replied: 21st Oct 2020 at 17:40
Cafe Zoom - Thu 29th Oct
“Make a cuppa, grab a pen and paper and join us for a Name that Tune quiz via Zoom on Thursday at 11.45am.
Ring Bright Days on 01942 615883 to register & get the log in details, and if you've never used Zoom before, we will help you.”
Current Bright Days Programme - www.ageuk.org.uk/wiganborough
Replied: 28th Oct 2020 at 12:48
Good information there, Joanne, thanks
Replied: 28th Oct 2020 at 14:32
Thanks, Basil. And there’s more!
@AgeUKWB (19th Nov):
Thanks to our friends at Uncle Joe’s you have a chance to win a large jar of the mint that ‘keeps you all aglow’. Just guess how many mintballs there are in the jar & email your entry with your name & address by noon on Mon 30th Nov to:
More info: Facebook
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