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Progress Lifeline secures significant contract with Lancashire County Council

An important achievement in a highly competitive tender process

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Dementia-Friendly Activities to Enjoy With Your Loved One

Here are some different dementia-friendly activities that you might like to consider for your loved one

Ambulance strikes – February 2023

Ambulance service staff represented by trade unions GMB and Unite will go on strike again on Monday 6th and Monday 20th February 2023, with Unite members taking further strike action on Friday 17th and Wednesday 22nd February 2023

The benefit of puzzles for the brain

Puzzles could reduce the onset of dementia by two and a half years

The Big Telephone Switchover: Analogue to Digital

The digital telephone switchover is happening due to increasing demand for faster networks and connectivity and will create a network fit for today’s demands

7 ways to support a person with dementia in cold weather

If you’re supporting somebody living with dementia, here are 7 ways to help make sure they’re kept safe and comfortable during the colder months

Protect yourself from scams

How to protect yourself or an elderly or vulnerable loved one from scams

Ambulance strikes – January 2023

Ambulance service staff from GMB and Unison trade unions will go on strike again on Wednesday 11th January 2023, with Unison and Unite members taking further action on Monday 23rd January 2023

Providing vital services over the Christmas period

Our Progress Lifeline colleagues across all of our service areas worked over the festive period to continue supporting our 65,000 service users

Age Concern Central Lancashire’s Warm Space and Activity Centres

Age Concern Central Lancashire is providing practical help to people over the age of 55 in Lancashire

The Benefits of Houseplants

Scientific research suggests that indoor plants can have great side effects on our wellbeing

Stay well this winter

Things you need to do to stay well this winter

How to Care For Yourself When You Are a Carer

In this article, we’ve included some helpful tips and advice that we hope you will be able to use to ensure you are looking after yourself, when also caring for a loved one