Sharon’s Story | Generations Apart, Together

In this blog, Sharon describes the impact of intergenerational sessions in a care setting. Today we met with activities co-ordinator Stella. Stella told me that the children have been visiting regularly for about 12 months after reaching out to the nursery and at...

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...

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.  Our members help to shape the programme and we...

All Hands On Deck

Sight Advice South Lakes is a charity which supports people with sight issues. They are currently working with Community Circles to develop Circles for their members. Here they share the story of Celia, a 66-year-old lady, who lost her sight overnight. She is also...