Yvonne took some time to tell us a little about why she decided to volunteer with Independent Age, and how much she looks forward to her visits with Maria.
Victor, 100, speaks of a great love that’s lasted through the years
When Beverley was made redundant eight years ago she searched Google for volunteering opportunities and came across Independent Age.
Here, she tells us how she feels about her visits and what everyone gets out of it.
Kirsty Woodard discusses the unique challenges faced by people ageing without children.
Robin Hewings from the Campaign to End Loneliness looks at the role of poverty in loneliness.
Jolie Goodman, from the Mental Health Foundation, explains the link between poor mental health and debt.
Jitsiri, 83, describes how chats with her telephone volunteer helped lift her spirits when she was ill.
From chimney sweep to Jackie Stewart’s F1 mechanic… the irrepressible Bert Pullen shares his secrets to a full life.
Grief can feel overwhelming, not only affecting us emotionally but physically as well. By Flora Death.