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CRAFTER-THOUGHT by Chloe Burrows: Make do and friend?

Thought provoking stuff

Craftivist Collective

Loneliness. We all feel lonely sometimes, but with the proliferation of social media and actual real world scenes built on interests such as dancing or yoga or the WI or the pub, there are plenty of ways for most of us to get a life. But what if you are older, vulnerable and living on your own, have little contact with family or find it difficult to get out and about?

eleanor rigby mask

Fortunately for those older people living in the borough of Camden, the charity Age UK Camden can help keep social isolation at bay. Among other services aimed at making the most of later life, they operate two Activities ResourceCentres – with special transportation offered – providing daily classes and activities, opportunities to socialise, trips out and a home cooked lunch – think Byker Grove (UK TV show) for sprightly older folk crossed with a more institutional version of The Make…

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This entry was posted on June 11, 2013 by in Craft Collective Events.
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