Re-engage provides vital, life-enhancing social connections for older people at a time in their lives when their social circles are diminishing.
Give the gift of friendship this Christmas
Loneliness is miserable at any time of year. But knowing that you won’t see anyone on Christmas Day, when many others are enjoying time together with loved ones, can be particularly difficult. Donate today and let an older person know they’re not forgotten.
Helping to prevent scams and fraud
Talking about scams, although difficult, is a powerful way to raise awareness and reduce stigma. Try our free training. Spread the word. And take a stand against scams.
My wife died… I was grieving and vulnerable. I needed company so when this woman said hello on Facebook I responded. I have never reported it because I feel such an old fool. The fraud cost me £15k of my savings.
Join a group
If you live on your own and find it difficult to get out and about, you’re not alone – we’re here to help.
Volunteering can be incredibly rewarding. Be part of the team that’s making life better for the oldest people in our communities.
Do you know an older person who is lonely, isolated or in need of companionship? Whether they’re a friend, relative, neighbour or patient, we’re here to help.
Here’s how your donation could help us
£5 could allow us to give our invaluable volunteers essential training and support.
£15 could help to bring friendship and laughter to an older person in need of company.
£50 could help introduce isolated older people into our monthly tea party groups, giving them regular companionship for years to come.
Become a supporter by giving monthly or make a single donation online.
Loneliness under an international lens
The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared loneliness a global issue and has launched an international commission to combat it.
Loneliness and isolation in older age
Read our response to England chief medical officer Professor Sir Chris Whitty's report 'Health in an ageing society'
Advent of Change 2023
We’re proud to be part of this year’s Advent of Change Christmas campaign. Read more about this important initiative and how you can be involved.
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