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Contact the Elderly praises volunteers at awards ceremony

Contact the Elderly praises volunteers at awards ceremony
JUL
25
Contact the Elderly currently has almost 9,000 dedicated volunteers who give up their time to bring friendship back into the lives of older people. Without volunteers, the work of Contact the
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Teenage volunteer to launch group in Cardonald

Teenage volunteer to launch group in Cardonald
JUL
21
One of Contact the Elderly’s youngest Scottish volunteers is behind plans to set up a new group in Cardonald. Caitlin Scullion, 14, of Cardonald, first got involved with the charity as
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The Hand of Friendship

The Hand of Friendship
JUL
15
Thanks to support from leading weekly magazine The People’s Friend, Contact the Elderly’s lifeline of friendship will be offered to more older people who need it.   The Hand of Friendship Campaign
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1.3 million older people spend two months a year alone

1.3 million older people spend two months a year alone
JUL
07
1.3 million older people spend two months a year alone, a new poll from OnePoll and Bluebird Care has found.  The survey of 1,000 over 65-year-olds, found 11% said they
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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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