8 October 2014

Fun times for older people

Silver Sunday

Silver Sunday is an annual day of fun and free activities for older people across the UK. Led by The Sir Simon Milton Foundation, it celebrates the value and knowledge that older people contribute to our communities while combating loneliness and isolation.

We held three events for older people over the weekend with our friends at Octavia Foundation, kindly supported by the Local Sainsbury's at Sloane Avenue and Ladbroke Grove and M & S Fulham Road, with free tasty refreshments.

The events took place at three of our extra care schemes for older people at Burgess Field and James Hill House in Kensington and Chelsea and at Leonora House in Westminster and one of our sheltered schemes, Eileen Anderson Court in Westminster. The residents of these schemes and older people that we work with through our outreach and the Foundation’s befriending project were able to enjoy a rare afternoon out of the house with a delicious afternoon tea and entertainment provided through live music and Irish dancing.