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A third of people over the age of 70 in the UK eat alone every day

A third of people over the age of  70 in the UK eat alone every day
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Sunday lunch should be a time of togetherness. The one meal we all look forward to, where we sit down with friends and family for good food and good times.
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Raise money for Contact the Elderly while you shop online

Raise money for Contact the Elderly while you shop online
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Contact the Elderly is to benefit from an exciting new partnership with online fundraising platform Savoo. Savoo encourages users to search the internet and save while they shop with discount vouchers
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Contact the Elderly guests star in photography exhibition

Contact the Elderly guests star in photography exhibition
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A major photography project featuring Contact the Elderly guests is on tour throughout the UK. The exhibition, named If Not Now, was created by photographer Michael Whelan who was inspired by the work the
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Harry fulfils his dream of flying a plane after 96 years

Harry fulfils his dream of flying a plane after 96 years
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At Contact the Elderly we are always encouraged when our volunteers go the extra mile for our older guests. And this is especially the case with the story of one
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Remember a Charity Week

Remember a Charity Week
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The annual ‘Remember a Charity in your Will Week’ is taking place across the UK from Monday 7 September to Sunday 13 September. It is a national campaign run by
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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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