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Meet Patrick

Meet Patrick
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  Last week we had the pleasure of speaking to older guest Patrick Macintyre, an 81 year former ballet dancer living in the North of England. Softly spoken, but full of
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Loneliness a ‘major public health concern’

Loneliness a ‘major public health concern’
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The number of lonely over-50s will increase by 49% a new report by Age UK has said. Analysing figures from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA), the charity concluded that
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Tea, chat and friendship at Tudor Park Marriott Hotel & Country Club

Tea, chat and friendship at Tudor Park Marriott Hotel & Country Club
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Staff at Tudor Park Marriott Hotel & Country Club in Bearsted, near Maidstone, held a special tea party on Sunday (16th September). As part of their activities to embrace the local
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Remember A Charity Week

Remember A Charity Week
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“Coming to the tea parties, seeing the people who bring you here, the people who run it and people enjoying themselves, it cheers you up. You don’t realise how good
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West Lothian Volunteer Driver on track to complete fourth Kiltwalk

West Lothian Volunteer Driver on track to complete fourth Kiltwalk
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Rachel Lillywhite, a project analyst and Volunteer Driver from West Lothian, is on track to become Contact the Elderly’s ‘Ultra-Kiltwalker’ after volunteering to take on all four Kilt-walks in Scotland. Rachel,
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Blog: Our CEO on the joy of an unexpected conversation

Blog: Our CEO on the joy of an unexpected conversation
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London commuter trains are rarely the right place to strike up conversation. We are all busy starting or wrapping up our days and most of us don’t really feel like
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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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