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Winter Tips – new booklet for people who find food difficult over the winter

As part of our Food Buddies project we have put together a booklet of Winter Tips for people who find food challenging, whether that be because of dementia or other health reasons. It ...

Surviving Christmas and New Year

Do you find Christmas and New Year difficult? Many people do; everyone has less money, you feel forced to spend time with friends or relatives who you find hard to ...

Lend a Hand Report: Welfare advice in Fraserburgh

Lend a Hand is a project that is run by People First Fraserburgh. Lend a Hand gives advice to people on welfare benefits and other money matters. It started in ...

Older people shaping rural communities – reflections on what we’re learning

Rural Wisdom is a development project that works with older people living in rural areas.  It is a partnership between Outside the Box, Volunteering Matters Cymru, National Development Team for ...

Valuing those who have lived longer than the rest of us – what we are doing to tackle ageism and allow older people to flourish

Discrimination is something which sadly permeates many aspects of our society where we find ways of ‘othering’ those who are different to ourselves. Though it occurs along many different lines, ...

Taking the time to talk to those who “don’t talk”

“Don’t talk to her, she doesn’t talk.” At our second of three We’re Here Too events which are taking place around Scotland this autumn, we heard an anecdote from someone ...