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The local Age Concern makes later life a fulfilling and enjoyable experience for all Senior Citizens living in the local area. They do this  by promoting their well being and independence by:

·          working in partnership with Local Authorities and Statutory bodies

·         caring for clients in our purpose built day centre

·         providing support for carers

·         offering transport to our day centre, for nail cutting, and for hospital appointments

·         organising holidays, outings, and entertainments

·         providing Christmas hampers for 500 vulnerable older people

·         providing information fact sheets on a variety of subjects

·         offering insurance schemes developed with the needs of the over 50s in mind.

Read more: Age Concern - Supporting Senior Citizens

Click on the link for more information on Age Concern in East Berkshire - http://www.ageconcernsabe.org.uk/

E-Mail:     ascotbracknell.alzheimercafe@aol.co.uk    WEBSITE: www.alzheimercafe.co.uk

The topic on March 9th 2017 will be 'Communication in Dementia: How Can We Stay Connected'

Alzheimers  SupportCafe ::  Lynwood Ascot

Telephone: 01344 624923 Website: http://www.ascotdaycentre.co.uk

The Ascot District Day Centre has been a home from home for the elderly of Sunninghill, Ascot and Sunningdale for more than thirty years keeping elderly residents in the neighbourhood alert and active, by providing an opportunity to meet friends and to socialise, in a structured and safe environment.
A team of volunteer drivers transport members by minibus to and from the Centre.  Coffee is served on arrival and a hot two course meal at lunchtime with tea and biscuits in the afternoon.  Each weekday morning the Day Centre is a hive of activity with members playing darts or indoor bowls while others join in Tai-Chi or Chair Based dance classes, or quietly socialise in the conservatory with friends.  After lunch there are usually a few rounds of bingo, a quiz or a raffle, while others prefer a game of cards.

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Read more: Ascot District Day Centre

The North Ascot Drop In, founded by Jane Moss and still runs  - 17 years later - by Jane & Geoff Moss and others, meets on Wednesday afternoons in the North Ascot Community Centre, Fernbank Road, North Ascot.  Geoff Moss was recently honoured for his community work, by being selected to receive Maundy Money from H M The Queen.

The Drop In will also be honoured with a visit from a very special guest - the Bishop of Oxford - on Wednesday April 17th.

Many people have become regulars at the group, but new people are always very welcome to enjoy tea, chat and homemade cakes.  As well as the weekly get-togethers, the group enjoys outings and parties, such as Christmas and birthday parties, and day trips to the Kennet and Avon Canal  - not forgetting last year's  huge Diamond Jubilee party ( CLICK  to see report).

The North Ascot Drop In receives donations from major sponsors such as Ascot Round Table, as well as the Waitrose Community Matters scheme. The group also raises money itself, with Bring  & Buy sales and similar events.

So ! Why not pop in to the Drop In !  You'll be very welcome!

Read more: Ascot Drop In | Wednesdays | N. Ascot Community Centre

WEBSITE    01344 798302  E _mail  enquiries.ascot@signaturesl.co.uk

 

 

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Signature Care Homes, Ascot Grange in Bagshot Road, Ascot,  offer a unique and inspiring group of homes, where care and lifestyle go hand in hand. 

Our mission here at Signature is simple: “ To provide exceptional care, delivered by compassionate people, in the highest quality homes.”

 

There will  be a Financial 'Surgery' by independent financial advisor in the care industry - Nick Truss, on Wednesday march 15th at 2pm. He will be answering questions regarding long-term care fees planning. 

On Wednesday March 22nd at 2pm, Graeme Black of Bonnett's Solicitors, will host a talk to discuss the importance of Power of Attorney and Wills.

SIGNATURE'S EXCEPTIONALLY AFFORDABLE, OUTSTANDING CARE COMES TO BERKSHIRE AT THE GRANGE, ASCOT | OPENING SUMMER 2017

Signature Senior Lifestyle plans to build a new care home in Ascot, Berkshire. Construction is underway and it is anticipated that the care home will open

its doors to residents during summer 2017.

The care home will feature 66 private apartments that vary from studios to one bedroom suites. The home will offer Signature’s exceptional residential

and nursing care and outstanding facilities and services, all within a comfortable, friendly and home-like environment. At Signature, we are dedicated

to treating every member of our community with the respect, dignity and the individuality they deserve.

Our services will also feature 23 specialist dementia suites, designed especially to offer unique support for those requiring specialist dementia care.

The home will include 2 restaurants, one a bistro for casual dining, and one a beautifully designed restaurant with private dining facilities, for those extra

special family get togethers. It will have its very own cinema room guaranteed to keep everyone entertained, a hair salon and a therapy room together

with several activity rooms providing 7 day a week activities, which are chosen by our resident committee.

Nobody ever wants to go into care but sometimes families need to look at this option, and here at Signature we are passionate about being the best there is.

Our residents can choose from a unique variety of spacious studios, 1, or even 2 bed apartments, these are complemented by a welcoming reception and

café, superb dining facilities, spacious and well-equipped activity areas, spa and therapy rooms, cinemas and delightful landscaped gardens.

Our care and support are delivered by highly trained, award winning, dedicated and professional staff, who are passionate about providing the best care through

bespoke care plans that are as unique as you are.

Through this person-centred care, we aim to provide each of our residents with the highest possible quality of life, in terms of both luxurious homely accommodation

and discreet care and support when needed, all delivered within exquisite purpose-built homes.

So if your needs range from still being fully independent to full nursing care, or if your loved one is suffering from memory loss then Signature is the place to feel at home.

Whether it is residential care, nursing care, dementia care