/Companionship

Valentines Gifts for the Elderly

Don't Forget Your Elderly Relative on Valentine's Day Valentine's Day is known for chocolates, flowers, mystery cards and romantic dates. It is a day for lovers, and elderly people are often forgotten about. It could even be a painful day for your elderly parent if they are on their own after losing their partner. While [...]

2018-11-14T12:05:11+00:00January 26th, 2016|

Social isolation

Lonely Britain? Social isolation reaches crisis point Recent figures show that the number of socially-isolated older people has reached a 50-year high. Almost a million older people across the UK are affected, and Contact the Elderly have declared a state of emergency as the numbers reach crisis point. All age groups can suffer from loneliness [...]

2018-11-14T12:06:22+00:00August 27th, 2014|