Circles help people to be happier, healthier and more connected with the support of their community.
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We have never underestimated the difference our volunteers make to people’s lives but now, more than ever, when feeling connected is vitally important, we are so very grateful that the kindness, care and reassurance they are giving to people is going such a very long way to help make these worrying and uncertain times a little to easier to endure.
Eric was in his 90s and had recently experienced some health issues and given up driving. The combination of these events, had left him feeling isolated and lacking in confidence, even though he remained remarkably independent. With a little help from Age UK’s Circles project in Doncaster, Eric’s social life is now flourishing!
Michelle works to develop Circles with older people living in the community in Doncaster. Part of her role involves matching volunteers with opportunities to get involved. In her most recent blog she talks about the challenges of matching volunteers and how to alleviate the frustration they may feel when waiting for a match.
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“It’s incredible what people can achieve when they come together to support someone in their community.”Geoff Mark