Transforming Communities

 

Transforming Communities

We are committed to bringing people together to enable them to make positive and sustainable changes. Local people are at the heart of all our projects helping us, help them make this happen.  

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Parents Supporting Parents

Did you Know?

  • Nearly 600,000 older people leave their house only once a week or less.
  • Just over 1 million older people (11 per cent) in the UK always or often feel lonely and 17 per cent of older people have less than weekly contact with family, friends and neighbours.
  • Social isolation is a big risk factor for depression, which is the most common mental health problem in later life affecting up to 25 per cent of people over 65.

“Promoting Mental Health and Well-Being in Later Life”, Age UK, 2010