Making the Best of Lockdown

Circles at Age UK Doncaster aims to reduce social isolation and loneliness among older people, supporting them to develop new connections and friendships in their communities, and our approach has always relied on physical interaction. People involved with Circles...

Flourishing Relationships

When you see Alice and Fiona together, you might assume they have been lifelong friends, there is an easy connection in their friendship and they are really comfortable in each others company.  In fact, they have only known each other for a couple of months. Alice...

The Volunteer Matchmaker

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...