Speed dating for the elderly - how the Duchess of Northumberland plans to combat loneliness

Speed dating for the elderly - how the Duchess of Northumberland plans to combat loneliness
 

The Duchess of Northumberland is offering tattoos and speed dating for the elderly after opening a cafe to help combat loneliness.
Situated at The Alnwick Garden, which the Duchess redeveloped and opened 15 years ago, the centre will offer a range of activities from toe nail clipping to getting a flu jab.
Called the Stuart Halbert Elderberries Drop In Centre, the cafe will be run by volunteers and will be open to anyone over 55.
The Duchess said: “We all see on television cases of elderly people being mistreated and I just think that’s really, really unacceptable and we’re the perfect place... read more

 
13 October 2016 in Regional North East, Views: 46
Source: Sunday Sun
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