News & events

Tea party kit

Posted on 16 June 2015

Something as simple as a cup of tea and a chat can make people feel less alone. As part of our campaign to change the future of loneliness, we need friends like you to host a Be a Friend tea party.  Download your tea party kit [PDF 541KB]

The Future of Loneliness animation

Posted on 16 June 2015

The animation for our Future of Loneliness report shows the growing issue of loneliness in the older population and how we can all make a difference.    Everyday interactions have been proven to combat loneliness, which is why we are connecting neighbours, individuals and, ultimately, communities across the country by encouraging everyone to Be a Friend. Find…

The Future of Loneliness report

Posted on 16 June 2015

Our report looks at the growing issue of loneliness in the older population. Download The Future of Loneliness [PDF 1.8MB]  Download the report’s executive summary [PDF 140KB] Watch the animation  

Changing the Future of Loneliness

Posted on 10 June 2015

Find out more about our history, what we do and how we are working to change the future of loneliness. Download Changing the Future of Loneliness [PDF 2.5MB]  

Nurses take trip down memory lane to celebrate the future of Retired Nurses National Home

Posted on 25 March 2015

Nurses in Bournemouth took a trip down memory lane today, Wednesday 25 March, to celebrate a new chapter in the history of the Retired Nurses National Home (RNNH) in Riverside Avenue, as it is taken over by  Friends of the Elderly, later this month. Nurses past and present, and their families and friends, gathered at the…