Weʼre raising £30,000 to help to fund a day center in looe cornwall and rural areas to combat loneliness in older age
- Looe, UK
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Most people will feel lonely at some point in their lives. It’s a deeply personal experience that - in most cases - will thankfully pass. But for a growing number of people, particularly those in later life, loneliness can define their lives and have a significant impact on their wellbeing.1.9 million
... older people often feel ignored or invisible..
to promote socialization and friendship.. Services in adult day care include meals, social activities and scheduled events, Like many difficulties we face in life, loneliness can be made easier by talking about it , Addressing loneliness in your community is not easy , so i need your help , This is a reality ,I want to change this, but I need your help.If you, like ME, believe that nobody who wants company should be without it and that the third age can be the best age, then join ME to make this happen, i dont want a clinical environment, i want to bring older people together from within my community, to allow them to run their day center , to organised their own activities, to pursue their interests with like minded people , they need transport , for some who have physical disabilities , its time to promote change , help me to bring them together, raising this money to help pay towards start up costs , building, transport etc , with your help i could show Cornwall council, that people care about tackling the loneliness of our elderly, to gain help from our local council , the lottery fund , the duchy .......will you support me ?
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