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A look back on 2016

A look back on 2016
DEC
30
Contact the Elderly is a national charity with a local touch. We are active in over 670 communities across England, Scotland and Wales which means we see how loneliness and
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Contact the Elderly at Christmas

Contact the Elderly at Christmas
DEC
19
As the festive season approaches, public awareness of loneliness amongst older people increases. At Contact the Elderly, we are always glad to hear that more people are thinking about their older
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People’s Postcode Lottery raises a cuppa to combatting loneliness amongst older people

People’s Postcode Lottery raises a cuppa to combatting 	loneliness amongst older people
DEC
14
Contact the Elderly is thrilled to announce a new funding pot from the players of People’s Postcode Lottery which will play a vital role in combatting the growing problem of
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Festive surprises put smiles on guests' faces

Festive surprises put smiles on guests' faces
DEC
08
Over 200 Contact the Elderly guests received special Christmas cards from Dutch students this December. As guests from across the UK attended their December tea parties, the cards added some
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Our reaction to Age UK announcement that 1.4 million older people don't receive the care they need

Our reaction to Age UK announcement that 1.4 million older people don't receive the care they need

Our reaction to Age UK's report released today revealing that 1.4 million over 65s don’t have the support they need:   Contact the Elderly’s CEO Meryl Davies commented:   “This research by Age UK reflects
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Our response to the appointment of the new Minister for Loneliness

Our response to the appointment of the new Minister for Loneliness

"At Contact the Elderly we  are delighted that Mims Davies MP is now the Minister for Loneliness. Millions of older people are affected by loneliness, and our work with the
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A new play exploring loneliness arrives in London

A new play exploring loneliness arrives in London

The team behind a new play exploring loneliness and friendship, which opened in London last week, has joined forces with Contact the Elderly to raise awareness of older people suffering
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