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.

28
Mar
16

Tour de Terry - Week two: On to Burnley

Week two and I've cycled my bike from Stockton on Tees to Burnley...find out who I've met along the way!

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21
Mar
16

Tour de Terry - Week one: Berwick upon Tweed to Stockton-on-Tees

What a great first week of the Tour de Terry it’s been, I've visited Berwick upon Tweed, Newcastle, Sunderland and Stockton-on-Tees.

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17
Mar
16

To get the best out of later life we need to all be in it together - Jane's Journal

When Chancellor George Osborne said he was putting “the next generation first” in his Budget this week, it raised a question. So which generation is he putting last?

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14
Mar
16

Tour de Terry - Setting off on my 1,400-mile tour of England

My name is Terry Keen and I’m very excited that after months of preparation, the time has finally arrived for me to get on my bike and set off on my 1,400-mile cycle tour around England. I’m visiting 90 Anchor locations on my travels, inviting the people I meet to sign a special birthday card for Her Majesty The Queen and raising money for charity Grandparents Plus.

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1
Mar
16

Staying safe at home – my top tips

In my role I work across all of Anchor’s care home services to help the older people who choose to live with us get the most out of life.

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