Spotting the signs of loneliness
Someone who is lonely probably also finds it hard to reach out. This guide will help you be more aware of those who might be lonely.
Make time to Be a Friend
Finding time to Be a Friend is easy. Here are some tips on where you can save time on everyday tasks to give you more time for being a friend.
Five conversation openers
Our surveys show that most people want to engage with their older neighbours but don’t know how, which is why we’ve put together some simple tips to get you started.
Ten ways you can Be a Friend this spring
Want to be a friend, but not sure how? Here are some ideas to help get you started this season.
Organising an activity with older people in mind
Whether you’re hosting an afternoon tea, a Christmas Day walk or a special lunch, consider how you can make your activity welcoming for older guests with our hints and tips.
What does Being a Friend Mean?
If you're unclear about what it means to Be a Friend, our simple guidelines will help.
Being neighbourly shouldn't need a risk assessment, but it’s important that we don’t open ourselves up to difficult situations or put an older person at risk.
If you are concerned about an older neighbour or would like to find out what formal care and support services are available, use this list of useful contacts.