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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…

Woking day care service marks first birthday with party

Posted on 5 October 2017

Triangle Day Care Woking, located in Smiles Place off Lavender Road, celebrated its first birthday on Wednesday (4 October) with music from Mac Entertainment and a buffet. The party took place just a couple of days after International Day of Older People – a day to celebrate the older generations and to bring people together.…

Visiting Friends service now run by Triangle Community Services

Posted on 5 October 2017

From October, Friends of the Elderly’s Visiting Friends service will be run under Triangle Community Services – a subsidiary organisation of Friends of the Elderly. There will be no change in the way the service is operated and will be run by the same team. The scheme offers one-to-one befriending, hosts events at sheltered housing…