Tuesday 13 October: Twenty-one year old Alex Blackshaw from Lichfield will be pushing his body and mind to the limit to run seven marathons in seven consecutive days for charity.
Wednesday 8 October: We want to say a huge thank you to each and every person who has supported Friends of the Elderly so far this year - you're wonderful!
Wednesday 16 September: The Affinity Water Community Engagement programme has donated £2,500 to Visiting Friends, our befriending service.
Tuesday 15 September: We know concerns have been raised in the media in recent months about charity fundraising, which is why we have answered some questions you may have.
Tuesday 15 September: In response to our recent appeal about the power to tackle loneliness through volunteer befriending, one supporter wrote to us with a poem. Read the full version.
Beau Strong aged 25, who lives in Bermondsey, has raised over £400 our charity by bravely jumping 10,000ft out of a plane in Salisbury.
Wednesday 12 August: George Pottinger, 79, who lives in one of our independent flats at the Retired Nurses National Home in Bournemouth, has carefully crafted six intricate model boats.
Fri 7 August: Kay Hurley, who lives at our care home in Woking, celebrated her 106th birthday yesterday (06 August)!
Tuesday 4 August: TrustATrader, the online directory of trusted and approved local traders, has announced its official support of Friends of the Elderly.
Thursday 30 July: our research shows there are one million older people in the UK who are often lonely* and that having a lack of friends is a crucial predictor of loneliness.