It’s one of the loneliest times of the year for those facing social isolation.
Share the Cheer
When Claire Forster took voluntary redundancy amid the oil downturn she resolved to do something “meaningful” with her newfound spare time.
Vulnerable and elderly people from across Aberdeen have been treated to Christmas dinner by kind-hearted volunteers.
A north-east pub has been overwhelmed by generosity to make food parcels for lonely pensioners at Christmas.
A north charity is bringing the area’s teenagers and pensioners together in an effort to combat loneliness in old age.
Football clubs across the north and north-east are doing their bit to ensure people don’t feel lonely this Christmas.
Laughter was shared and stories exchanged as a group of pensioners enjoyed a break from loneliness with a moving festive gathering yesterday.
Music star Susan Boyle has backed the Press and Journal’s Share the Cheer campaign to help tackle loneliness and social isolation among the elderly in Scotland.
They are among the country’s most picturesque places.
Lauren Wilson has spent much of her life volunteering, whether with VSA or in an orphanage in Ghana.
A new report has exposed the rising blight of isolation and loneliness among Scotland’s senior citizens.
The generations come together, over tea, cakes and conversation, every time the Irvine family hold a party on behalf of Contact the Elderly (CtE).
The Christmas adverts have already appeared on our TV screens, portraying scenes of lively family gatherings and large groups of friends having fun.