Moor House raises £21,745 for minibus

Posted on 1 November 2017

Our Moor House care home in Staines has reached its fundraising target of £21,745 to buy a minibus to take residents and older members of the Staines community out on day trips. The final push in fundraising was a charity dinner held at Bella Napoli at the end of October. The dinner, which was attended…

Sophie triumphs in Budapest to support isolated older people

Posted on 18 October 2017

Sophie Wright, 24, a Senior Marketing Executive from Surrey ran the Budapest Marathon on Sunday 15 October raising a huge £835 for charity Friends of the Elderly. Running the 26 mile route in a fantastic 4hr31mins, Sophie is thrilled and proud to finally be able to say ‘I’ve run a marathon.’ Sophie was inspired to…

Members of the community at the Ploughmans and Pimms lunch
A hearty lunch and a traditional games in Woking

Posted on 17 October 2017

Spirits were high at St Mary’s Centre for the Community on Thursday 12 October, as diners enjoyed a tasty ploughman’s lunch, a glass of Pimms and games galore at a special lunch organised in partnership with Friends of the Elderly. The ‘Ploughman’s and Pimms afternoon’ social event delivered guests a tasty meal before the opportunity…

Club for early onset dementia launches in Wallington

Posted on 12 October 2017

Triangle Day Care Wallington, located on Stanley Park Road, has launched a specific session for those living with early onset dementia. Tuesday Club at the service provides a positive and vibrant environment where people with early onset dementia can meet others in a similar situation and get involved in a wide range of activities. Early…

Sophie Wright
Sophie takes on Budapest marathon for Friends of the Elderly

Posted on 10 October 2017

Sophie Wright, 24, from Surrey will be running the Budapest Marathon this Sunday 15 October raising money for Friends of the Elderly. Sophie has been inspired to fundraise to support our work with older people after seeing how loneliness has impacted one of her neighbours. Sophie told us: “My neighbour has felt isolated and lonely…