The winter season is a brilliant time for taking part in indoor activities and games; for someone living with dementia, incorporating seasons into activities can help to spark memories and improve overall well-being. Here are some amazing activities for someone living with dementia during the winter season.
Silver Sunday is a unique opportunity for older people across the country to participate in activities that they have never tried before. On Sunday 6th October 2019, we celebrated Silver Sunday with a Silver Swans® ballet class for the over 55s in Bury, Lancashire.
Miss Marple and Gangsta Granny actress, Julia McKenzie CBE, joined 1,000 Westminster residents aged 65 and over for a glorious afternoon of live music and entertainment at the annual Sir Simon Milton Foundation Tea Dance.
91% think small 'moments of connection' can make a difference to someone feeling lonely according to recent YouGov data released by Campaign to End Loneliness*. Silver Sunday is working with hundreds of organisations around the UK in creating over 1,000 events...
Activities and hobbies are a fantastic way to get people with dementia involved with local communities, build social connections, and keep their minds active
We are delighted to have the support of The Scouts in 2019 who have created a special Silver Sunday Scout Badge available on the Scout Shop encouraging Scout groups across the country to get involved in celebrating older people in the community this October.
Thank you to our supporters for all your help in spreading the word about Silver Sunday and inspiring the communities around them to get involved in Silver Sunday 2019. A selection of recent stories are here & we will update the page from time to time.
Thank you to the 70+ MPs from ALL parties who have already pledged their support towards Silver Sunday and are working with their local constituency partners to create fun and free Silver Sunday events for their older constituents this October. We are working hard to...
The Great Hall in The Grosvenor House Hotel was abuzz with conversation, music, entertainment and dancing accompanied by a delicious tea.
On 6th November we held a very special Silver Sunday “Commemoration of Remembrance: 100th Anniversary of the Armistice” event at the Regent Street Cinema for 150 guests.
We joined the Chelsea FC Foundation for their “Walking Football Tournament”, one of many walking sport events around the UK for Silver Sunday.
We are thrilled to have had around 1,000 events this year reaching more older people than ever before, great media coverage, a buzz on social media and wonderfully happy pictures and stories from around the country.