Celebrating Silver Sunday
the National Day for Older People
4 October 2020
Celebrating our older community
Changing the story around loneliness
Bringing people together
Silver Sunday Stories
The novel coronavirus illness called COVID-19 will impact all of us. We are very aware though that older people are more vulnerable to COVID-19, so we are closely monitoring the situation. Looking ahead, the well-being of those who take part in Silver Sunday, whether as guests, volunteers or organisers, will be our priority.
"Thank you very much for a really lovely afternoon’s tea party yesterday. Mary and I had a really good time talking to all your lovely cubs. We were very impressed with how mature and grown up they were and their kindness to us oldies, you should be very proud of...
For someone living with dementia, incorporating seasons into activities can help to spark memories and improve overall wellbeing.
“I feel I am living again. Thank you.”
“More of these would be beneficial as that was the only time I meet up with people and socialise otherwise I pace up and down indoors”
“Thanks for this short bright moment in a very gloomy world.”
“The volunteers instil pride in us for their generosity and good nature”.
“So happy and cheerful and elegant. It is so nice to see elderly people enjoying themselves.”
“I didn’t know that so many people cared.”
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