Month: June 2021

Lockdown pen pal friends Madge and Ella meet in person for the first time

Posted on 8 June 2021

We have a heart-warming update on a story we shared last September. Whilst the Covid-19 pandemic meant strict lockdown procedures for the country, a friendship between 94-year-old Madge, who is a resident at Little Bramingham Farm care home in Luton, and six-year-old Ella flourished as they became pen pal friends. Despite the 88-year age difference,…

An introduction from our Chief Executive

Posted on 8 June 2021

    Hello and thank you for taking the time to read my first blog! At Friends of the Elderly, we have been supporting older people for over a century. We run care homes and day care services in Bedfordshire, Dorset, Essex, Hampshire, Oxfordshire, Surrey and Worcestershire. We also provide grants for older people living on…