To mark volunteers’ week 2021, we spoke to five younger neighbours to find out why they love being part of our growing community.
We’re looking for a new Social Clubs Coordinator to join the East London Cares family, so we wanted to share some highlights from our Social Clubs so far and tell you all about the enormous difference they make to older and younger neighbours across our community.
We're looking for a creative, confident and versatile Programme Coordinator to lead our Social Clubs programme. Join the East London Cares team and help us tackle loneliness and isolation in Tower Hamlets and Hackney.
Before Covid-19, a typical day for the Outreach team could look like anything - from talking with older patients in a GP surgery, to hanging out with younger neighbours at their workplace volunteering fairs to spread the word about our programmes. In our latest blog, we talk about how we adapted our programme so we could continue reaching out, while staying in.
As the UK reaches its next stage in the fight against COVID-19, we asked a number of our neighbours from across The Cares Family to talk about their experience of receiving the vaccine.
Despite never meeting face-to-face, our older neighbour Benny has been keeping the East London Cares team entertained with his stories about his 40 years spent working on Petticoat Lane market. In our latest blog co-written with Benny, he shares just what makes 'the lane' so special.
Almost 80% of digital exclusion occurs in those aged 65 and over. In our latest blog, we explore the impact supporting an older neighbour to navigate new technology can have, from seeing family on-screen, to watching Lady GaGa's newest music video.