Brexpat Talk November 2016


As part of the Age Care regular Tuesday Calahonda coffee morning November 15th they held a meeting led by the BREXPAT team. The meeting attended by over85 people, was opened by Lesley Berridge Welfare leader for Calahonda Age Care, she introduced The panel of Brexiteers  Anne Hernandez who led the meeting by explaining that there is no need to panic and that the Spanish people and Government do not want the expats to leave Spain. Anette Skou and Katja Thirion representing the Mijas Town Hall also spoke on the advantages of joining the Padron as each Spanish town receives a Government allowance for each person on the Padron.

Diego Martinez mentioned a Government scheme where you can purchase health care in the Spanish public system by paying, under 65’s €60 euros per month and over 65’s €157 per month it is called Convenio Especial and applications can be made through INGESA Spanish National Institute of Health Management. Many others areas were discussed. 20161115_123018

Donation to Cudeca November 2016


011Age Care President, Syd Weldon, The Vice President Tom Tarr and his wife Natalie were invited to Cudeca in Benalmadena in order to receive a plaque from Cudeca in recognition of their donations to the charity. Cudeca has on many occasions over the last few years helped Age Care clients with support with cancer in many ways when Age Care has not been able to.

They were given a comprehensive tour and descriptions of what each area does in order t012o help and support cancer patients and their families. They then had the great pleasure of meeting Joan Hunt OBE who was the founder and now Honorary President as well as Vice President Susan Hannam and Marisa Martin Rosello, CEO Medical Director who Joan referred to them as ‘the three musketeers’. Joan was extremely pleased to present Age Care Association a plaque but Syd Weldon surprised her by giving them a further donation of 5000€ at which they were extremely grateful.