News & events

Margaret (and Joan with care workers Amy and Nikita
Joint birthday fun at Triangle’s Woking day care centre

Posted on 4 May 2017

There were big smiles and cake for everyone on Wednesday 3 May, when service users and staff at Triangle Day Care Centre in Woking helped Margaret Gibney and Joan Stevens celebrate their 90th and 99th birthdays respectively. Margaret, who lives in Chobham and who was born on 5 May 1927, and Joan, who lives in…

A shopper with a member of staff at the Moor House stand
Staines shoppers get the lowdown on their local care home

Posted on 4 May 2017

Shoppers and visitors at Elmsleigh Shopping Centre in Staines Upon Thames yesterday got the chance to find out more about Moor House, their local care home. We ran an information stand at the shopping centre on 3 May, offering information about the residential care Moor House provides for older people. This was designed for anyone…

Helping older people to make ends meet: One off grants for day to day living costs

Posted on 28 April 2017

Are you an older person who finds it hard to make ends meet? Do you know an older person who might welcome some help with day to day living costs? Did you know we offer one-off grants to older people living in England and Wales, to help relieve the stress and worry often experienced by…

A resident with an alpaca
Alpacas bring Easter fun to Alton care home

Posted on 20 April 2017

  Baby alpacas brought the joys of spring to Alton on Easter Monday , when residents and staff at The Lawn care home in Holybourne – run by national charity Friends of the Elderly – enjoyed a visit from the Pennybridge Alpacas herd. Baby alpacas brought the joys of spring to Alton on Easter Monday…

Participants on the football field
New dates for our Any Old Irons project

Posted on 11 April 2017

Friends of the Elderly and West Ham United Foundation are inviting fans of the football club, who are aged 65 and over, to join a free project to celebrate and explore the club’s rich history, and give those involved the opportunity to reconnect over their love of football. Run in conjunction with the Premier League (PL) and the Professional Footballers’…