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A journey that matters

A journey that matters
NOV
21
A short journey in a car might not seem like something particularly special, but to thousands of older people who attend Contact the Elderly tea parties, they matter enormously. In a
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Contact the Elderly Award wins Best Older People's Project of 2016

Contact the Elderly Award wins Best Older People's Project of 2016
NOV
10
Contact the Elderly won the prestigious title of Best Older People's Project of the Year at The Herald Society Awards in Scotland on November 2, hosted by BBC presenter Janice Forsyth.
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New children's book raises awareness of loneliness

New children's book raises awareness of loneliness
NOV
01
We are delighted to announce the release of James and the Amazing Gift, by Nicola J. Rowley, published and ready to take up a place on everyone’s Christmas wish-lists. James has
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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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