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How do we measure happiness?

Sharon captures a moment of happiness shared by all of the residents of Wickham Hall care home, as they met with young people from the local primary school.

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Hourigan House | It Feels Like Home To Me

When you no longer live in your original home what can make your new environment feel like that home once more? Sharon describes the power of intergenerational sessions at Hourigan House care home.

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Eliot Gardens & St Judes Primary | In Perfect Harmony

A couple of weeks ago Sharon from Community Circles reached out to St Judes Primary to ask if they would like to come and be part of a varied range of Circles happening at Eliot Gardens. She received a warm and excited response to say the school would love to explore this connection further

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Today a Reader, Tomorrow a Leader

Imogen originally contacted the Community Circles Project hosted by Age UK in Doncaster looking for support for herself.  Imogen lives alone and had to retire earlier than planned due to ill health.  In her own words she shares; “I had traded a very busy life with...

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A Spotlight on Circle Family

Circle Family is a membership programme of monthly community events and opportunities, helping people over the age of 50 to connect around shared interests and creating the conditions for friendship and mutual support.  Cath Barton explains more about the programme in this latest blog.

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Oxfordshire Care homes join the Community Circles family

Recently Circles made it across the world to New Zealand and now we’re a little closer to home, partnering with The Orders of St John Care Trust delivering Circles across four of their Oxfordshire homes. We are delighted to welcome Ewa as the Community Co-ordinator for the project and this month’s guest blogger!  

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