Campaigns and researchRaising awareness of issues of importance to older people
We run a wide range of campaigns and frequently undertake research to help raise awareness of issues that impact the lives of older people.
Find out more about Anchor’s campaigns and research papers as well as what we have achieved through them, below.
Tour de Terry
To mark the Queen's 90th birthday Terry Keen, a 69-year-old tenant at Anchor's Willow Glade retirement housing scheme in Surrey, embarked on a 1,500-mile cycle ride. Find out more.
The Anchor Community Band
The Anchor Community Band came together to produce a charity single that celebrates the positive aspects of ageing and challenges stereotypes in a fun and inclusive way. Find out more.
A Minister for Older People
Our Grey Pride campaign urges government to prepare better for the massive demographic changes taking place and calls for a dedicated Minister for Older People. Find out more.
Everyone has a story to tell. Taking the time to listen to and learn from the memories and experiences of older generations can be hugely rewarding – for younger and older people alike. Find out more.
Grey Matters is our initiative to get the nation talking about retirement living and care in an open, clear and supportive way. Find out more.
Standing Up 4 Sitting Down
We are Standing Up 4 Sitting Down and calling on shops to help older people access the high street by providing adequate seating in public spaces. Find out more.
A chef from a care home in Jarrow has beaten off rivals to secure a place in the finals of a national catering competition.
A care home in East Horsley has been classed as Good in all areas by regulator the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
A care home in Hucknall has been classed as Good by regulator the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
A care home in Peckham has been classed as Good in all areas by regulator the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
One of Leatherhead’s oldest residents will be celebrating his 103rd birthday on Wednesday (7 August).
Residents have helped staff design the corridors in which they live in a care home in Otley.
A care home in Kingstanding has been classed as Good in all areas by regulator the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
Pets of all shapes and sizes, from therapy dogs to small ponies, visit many Anchor Hanover care homes to help improve and enrich the lives of our residents.
Anchor Hanover has taken on five high-quality homes previously owned and run by Hadrian Healthcare Group.
Older people across the country have made an appeal to Boris Johnson to announce plans to address issues faced by Britain’s ageing population.
A care home in Binley has been classed as Good in all areas by regulator the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Staff at Anchor’s Trinity Lodge on Quorn Way were celebrating this week after receiving the
Irene, who prefers to be called Rene, has lived at Nelson Lodge care home, Whinfell Close in St Neots, since May 2017.
A care home in King’s Heath has been classed as Good in all areas by regulator the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
A great grandmother has had a wish granted, thanks to staff from her care home in Southampton.
Residents from a care home in Caterham were reaching for the stars and other exercises as part of a fun exercise routine on Friday.
Residents and visitors to Hampshire Lakes, retirement village in Yateley, hosted a fun-filled Summer Garden Party this week.
Ensuring good mental health and wellbeing is as important in older age as it is at any other time of life, particularly as the UK’s population continues to age rapidly.
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