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Help end loneliness this Giving Tuesday

Help end loneliness this Giving Tuesday
NOV
26
Giving Tuesday is the global day of giving. Last year, 332 charities took part, raising over £30 million for good causes across the world.  Here's how you can get involved in
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Make someone's day with a cup of kindness this St Andrew’s Day

Make someone's day with a cup of kindness this St Andrew’s Day
NOV
26
A charity dedicated to defeating loneliness is urging Scots to make someone’s day by volunteering to brighten the lives of older people over a cup of kindness. Contact the Elderly, which
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Contact the Elderly celebrates 20 years in Inverness

Contact the Elderly celebrates 20 years in Inverness
NOV
15
A Contact the Elderly group in Inverness has just celebrated its 20th anniversary.  Contact the Elderly’s first Inverness group was established in the Highland capital in 1998 and there are now
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New research from Contact the Elderly highlights ‘Christmas anxiety’ is a common festive issue

New research from Contact the Elderly highlights ‘Christmas anxiety’ is a common festive issue
NOV
13
New research by Contact the Elderly highlights that ‘Christmas anxiety’ is a common issue and 75% of us have still not made plans, despite the day only being six weeks
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Former Chief Executive Mary Rance dies

Former Chief Executive Mary Rance dies
NOV
09
Contact the Elderly is extremely saddened to learn of the death of Mary Rance who was our Chief Executive from 2013-2017. Mary’s friends and colleagues from across the charity are shocked
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Kirkcaldy Contact the Elderly group launches

Kirkcaldy Contact the Elderly group launches
NOV
09
A group which brings tea, cake and company into the lives of socially-isolated older people has launched in Kirkcaldy. Contact the Elderly volunteer Angela Johnston has just hosted the charity’s first
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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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