Tag Archives: volunteering

Experiences of volunteering in later life

Experiences of volunteering in later life

People aged over 50 give up a lot of time to help others. This ranges from formal volunteering, like working in a local charity shop or running a community event; to acts of kindness, like helping out ...
Loneliness – the shame on our country!

Loneliness – the shame on our country!

A staggering half a million people over the age of 60 usually spend every day alone, with nearly half a million more usually going at least five or six days a week without seeing or speaking to anyone ...
Volunteering matters

Volunteering matters

National charity Volunteering Matters has been awarded £600,000 in funding from players of People’s Postcode Lottery to support its work in tackling social isolation and boosting the health and wellbe ...