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Peters and Peters helps combat loneliness

Peters and Peters helps combat loneliness
JUN
23
Contact the Elderly welcomes support from top law firm Peters and Peters. As a growing charity with ambitious aims to help eradicate loneliness and social isolation amongst older people, we value
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University group enjoys double celebration

University group enjoys double celebration
JUN
17
Older guests from our Liverpool Hope group enjoyed a double celebration over the weekend. Liverpool Hope University celebrated three years since its group launched, which also tied in perfectly with the
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Cast of Hollyoaks raise money for Contact the Elderly

Cast of Hollyoaks raise money for Contact the Elderly
JUN
15
Stars of Channel 4 soap Hollyoaks took part in a charity cricket match to raise money for Contact the Elderly. Lime Pictures, who produce the daily soap, chose Contact the Elderly at
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Schoolgirl raises over £1,000 with cookbook

Schoolgirl raises over £1,000 with cookbook
JUN
13
As our older guests and volunteers know, food and drink are essential parts of our free, monthly afternoon tea parties. We have been impressed by the efforts of Reha Soni
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13% of British people feel lonely 'all the time'

13% of British people feel lonely 'all the time'
JUN
08
13% of British people feel lonely ‘all the time’, new research has revealed. ‘The Missing Million: In Search of the Loneliest in our Communities’ is the latest piece of research from
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Call the Midwife star enjoys a Hackney tea party

Call the Midwife star enjoys a Hackney tea party
JUN
03
Older guests from one of our Hackney groups enjoyed their most recent tea party gathering after a BBC actress made a guest appearance. Victoria Yeates, star of BBC’s Call the Midwife,
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Contact the Elderly thanks its 9,000 volunteers during Volunteers' Week 2016

Contact the Elderly thanks its 9,000 volunteers during Volunteers' Week 2016
JUN
02
This year during Volunteers’ Week Contact the Elderly wants to take the opportunity to thank its volunteers and acknowledge that due to their support the charity now has 640 groups
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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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