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...

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...

Circles in Doncaster Speak For Themselves

An independent evaluation of Age UK Doncaster’s Circles Project has shown that the project is having a positive impact on reducing social isolation and loneliness in older people (aged 50+) by increasing social engagement, independence and resilience. The most...