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Edinburgh volunteer shortlisted for national award

Edinburgh volunteer shortlisted for national award
MAR
16
A volunteer who has dedicated seven years to serving Contact the Elderly and help eradicate loneliness in older people was shortlisted for a national award. Anne Grindley is our Edinburgh Area
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Canon Philippa Boardman's Golden Jubilee Concert address

Canon Philippa Boardman's Golden Jubilee Concert address
MAR
11
At Contact the Elderly's 2015 Golden Jubilee Concert, Canon Philippa Boardman welcomed the congregation of St Paul's Cathedral with a powerful and moving address which she tailored specifically for the
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Contact the Elderly Receives Major Boost from London Grant Maker

Contact the Elderly Receives Major Boost from London Grant Maker
MAR
08
To mark 20 years of grant giving in the Capital, the City of London Corporation’s charitable funder, City Bridge Trust, has awarded an exceptional £20,000 grant to Contact the Elderly.  This
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Pub quiz raises £7,000 for Contact the Elderly

Pub quiz raises £7,000 for Contact the Elderly
MAR
07
Enough money has been raised to start a new Contact the Elderly tea party group, thanks to funds raised in a single evening by two supporters. Alex and Nick rallied friends,
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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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