Welcome to Anchor's blog!

Written by people from across the organisation, our blog posts cover a range of topics and introduce ideas from different points of view. Our bloggers share news of what is going on within Anchor as well as discussing wider issues affecting older people and retirement living. Get to know the people who work and live with Anchor as they share their experiences and thoughts.

8
Jan
18

Anchor is celebrating the big five-oh!

Back in 1968, when the rest of the country was bopping to The Beatles or settling down to the brand-new BBC sitcom Dad’s Army, Cecil Jackson-Cole was a man on a mission. He was planting the seeds which would grow into England’s largest not-for-profit provider of care and housing for older people.

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19
Dec
17

Merry Christmas from Anchor – Jane’s Journal

Watch Jane's Christmas video message looking back on 2017 and forward to 2018.

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27
Oct
17

Fire safety and prevention tips

Fire safety and health and safety are key priorities for Anchor and Anchor’s Customers. Here are some simple fire safety tips you can take to reduce the risk of a fire, and to protect yourself should a fire start in your home. We’ve also put together tips to prevent injury and ill health in your home.

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8
Sep
17

Music to my ears

I’m on a mission at the moment – and it can be summed up as: “TVs off and music on!”

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31
Jul
17

My work experience with Anchor working on SU4SD

My name is Marley, this summer I did work experience with Anchor in their London office and I’d like to share my experience with other young people considering getting practical experience in the workplace.

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28
Mar
17

Wellbeing for the later years

For me, a true sense of wellbeing sits right on top of the pyramid that is Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, so I was super-excited at the prospect of launching our first Anchor Wellbeing Festival, specifically aimed at older people this spring.

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