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Scottish Parliament motions applaud Contact the Elderly

Scottish Parliament motions applaud Contact the Elderly
FEB
27
Two motions applauding the work of Contact the Elderly in Scotland and its band of volunteers have been tabled at the Scottish Parliament. Jeremy Balfour, the Conservative member for Lothian, commends
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Contact the Elderly celebrates 1000th guest in Scotland

Contact the Elderly celebrates 1000th guest in Scotland
FEB
26
A charity dedicated to defeating loneliness has welcomed its 1000th guest in Scotland. Contact the Elderly chalked up the milestone at the weekend when 92-year-old Doris joined the party. The charity, which
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Contact the Elderly launches new group in Buckie

Contact the Elderly launches new group in Buckie
FEB
19
An initiative that aims to ease loneliness among the older generation has enjoyed its first gathering in Buckie on Scotland’s Moray Firth coast.Contact the Elderly organises regular Sunday afternoon tea
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International School of Aberdeen hosts tea party

International School of Aberdeen hosts tea party
FEB
12
They mastered the art of baking scones, demystified the meaning of doilies and discovered the etiquette of afternoon tea – it doesn’t sound like your average senior secondary class activity. But
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Contact The Elderly salutes Scotland's youth volunteers

Contact The Elderly salutes Scotland's youth volunteers
FEB
12
Scores of young Scots have bridged the generation gap and brightened the lives of older people in an initiative aimed at easing the pain of loneliness. Contact the Elderly, which combats
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Urgent call for volunteers in Belfast

Urgent call for volunteers in Belfast
FEB
08
A charity is urgently appealing for new volunteers to help isolated older people living alone in Belfast. The Belfast group currently meets on the last Sunday of every month and the
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Talk to your lonely neighbours this Time To Talk day

Talk to your lonely neighbours this Time To Talk day
FEB
07
To mark Time to Talk Day (7 February 2019) Contact the Elderly, the UK charity dedicated to tackling loneliness and isolation among older people, is encouraging everyone to spark up
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Brechin Castle Centre Fundraising Helps Ease Loneliness

Brechin Castle Centre Fundraising Helps Ease Loneliness
FEB
05
Staff and visitors at Brechin Castle Centre in Angus have dug deep to help to ease loneliness among older people. The centre chose Contact the Elderly as its charity of the
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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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