Older People Social Networking

This Housing LIN Viewpoint no 29 challenges the view that social networks are only for younger people. In fact, more older people than ever are using social networks; and not just to keep up with what their friends and family are up to. Social networks are an important communication tool and organisations working with older […]

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Homesharing Sharing your home FS27

Homesharing matches an older person looking for a little help around the home, and comanionship, with a younger person looking for a place to live.This factsheet discusses what homesharing is, what the pros and cons are, who can help arrange it, and how to much this costs.

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Homeshare International website

Information about Homeshare International, which promotes homesharing, i.e. whereby a householder offers accommodation in exchange for an agreed level of help, such as help with household tasks and/or some financial help

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Contact the Elderly website

Website of Contact the Elderly, a charity which links volunteers to lonely and isolated older people. Arranges monthly tea parties.

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