Santa-grams for seniors this Christmas Home Instead Calderdale has teamed up with local primary schools as well as age related charities and community groups to launch a Santa-gram campaign, to help bring festive cheer to elderly people this Christmas.According to the Age UK website almost a million older people say they feel lonelier at Christmas … Continue reading Send a Santa-gram to an elderly person this Christmas
With the nights drawing in and lockdown still in place with the potential that it may be extended, more people may come to experience loneliness. According to the BBC, Lockdown loneliness has reached record levels. The numbers of adults who state they are frequently or always lonely has increased since the first lockdown earlier in March … Continue reading Staying Well is just a phone call away
Sometimes just a brew and a chat would just do and the Staying Well Hub team have found a way to bring this simple yet vital service back. Although face to face may not be an option at the present, the new telephone befriending service offers a more personal contact to people struggling with isolation. … Continue reading Staying Well Telephone Befriending Service for adults in Calderdale
If not, there's still time! Register for your free pack before 5pm on Friday 28 March. Take part in our brand-new initiative to bring people together using the power of plants. Grow Social is the Britain in Bloom theme for 2020, but all groups and individuals can also join in. Loneliness is a major health … Continue reading Have you signed up for your free Grow Social Pack ?
High Five! The over 50s club at Pellon celebrates 9 years of offering valuable resources to people aged 50+ in and around Pellon. Now it’s asking you for your help to continue with its services. They are looking for active, driven committee members to take the initiative and drive High Five forward. If interested, please … Continue reading High Five Newsletter January 2020