Age Concern City of London – going further than ever before

Christmas 2017 saw us enjoying three wonderful events attended by well over 100 people: the first a Christmas party courtesy of our friends at Amazon Audible. The record attendance, superb goody bags and general bonhomie made it a real day to remember. Following this, a group of 16 of us were lucky enough to enjoy a fascinating back-stage… Read More »

Age Concern City of London Impact Report 2015-2016

Age Concern City of London is proud to present our Impact Report for 2015 and 2016. Here you’ll find a summary of all of our work throughout the past year, with particular attention paid to fields of Health, Digital Inclusion, and Befriending. There is also information on our methods for reducing isolation and promoting volunteer… Read More »

Trip to Greenwich with BNY Mellon

Age Concern City of London were delighted to travel to Greenwich with twelve corporate volunteers from BNY Mellon. The trip took place on Tuesday August 23rd and saw seventeen older residents from around the Square Mile enjoy a picnic together in the warm weather. The outing was part of ACCoL’s programme of trips and social events, aimed… Read More »

Older City Residents Visit the Royal Academy

On 25th November the Royal Academy opened its doors to a group of older people from the City. We were treated to a free guided tour of the widely acclaimed Ai Weiwei exhibition, followed by an art discussion group with tea and (very posh) biscuits. Ai Weiwei is one of China’s leading artists, named by… Read More »

Tablets and Miracle Cures

Age Concern City of London have launched their first major project: an IT drop-in for people aged 50 and over, using tablet computers to open up the web  to some of the most digitally excluded people – as well as allowing existing users to get a few tips along the way. The sessions, held at… Read More »