Over half of all people aged 75 and over live alone. Loneliness greatly affects not only mental, but physical health: https://www.campaigntoendloneliness.org/threat-to-health/
As the church we are called to ‘love our neighbour as ourselves’
Come and hear about the ‘epidemic of loneliness’ in the UK, how we can address it, and a short introduction to the essentials of befriending the elderly.
Featuring talks from:
-Siobhan Garibaldi- St Vincent de Paul Society
-Christina Jackson- Contact the Elderly
-Paul Raymond- Irish Chaplaincy