Scouts, Silver Sunday & Skills for Life

Scouts, Silver Sunday & Skills for Life

“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...
Winter & Dementia

Winter & Dementia

Winter Activities for Someone Living with Dementia By Ben Atkinson-Willes, Founder Active Minds The winter season is a brilliant time for taking part in indoor activities and games; for someone living with dementia, incorporating seasons into activities it can help to...
Silver Swans

Silver Swans

By Johanna Hadley, Silver Swans®, Janet Lomas School of Dancing, Bury 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...
Tea Dance for One Thousand Guests

Tea Dance for One Thousand Guests

‘Miss Marple’ joins 1,000 older people at Sir Simon Milton Foundation Tea Dance On Sunday 1st December former 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...
Guest Post: Activities Helping People with Dementia

Guest Post: Activities Helping People with Dementia

How Activities Such As Gardening, Music And Cooking Help People With Dementia Guest Post by Sarah Anderson. If you or your loved one has been diagnosed with dementia then you’re not alone – there are currently around 850,000 people living with dementia in the UK....
The NEW Silver Sunday Scout Badge

The NEW Silver Sunday Scout Badge

‘The volunteers instil pride in us for their generosity and good nature’ ‘All the young volunteers make us so welcome – we are grateful and humble for their time spent in our company.’ (Quotes from Silver Sunday 2018 guests) We are delighted to have the support of The...
Silver Sunday 2019 in the News

Silver Sunday 2019 in the News

We will update this page from time to time & you can view our recent newsletters here. A selection of recent ‘Silver Sunday in the news’ stories are here: The Comet: Howard Cottage host free event for elderly and socially isolated – October 2019...
MPs Supporting Silver Sunday

MPs Supporting Silver Sunday

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...
A Celebratory Tea Dance for 1,000 Older Guests

A Celebratory Tea Dance for 1,000 Older Guests

Every year the Sir Simon Milton Foundation (the charity behind ‘Silver Sunday’) hosts a Tea Dance in Westminster for 1,000 local residents. This year, on Sunday 9th December, The Great Hall in The Grosvenor House Hotel was once again abuzz with conversation, music,...