More than 2 million people over 75 live alone in the UK
Many don’t speak to a SINGLE person for a month
Loneliness can be as damaging as smoking 15 cigarettes a day
How Can YOU Help?
In 3 easy steps you can be part of our #DontDanceAlone Campaign
- Dance with your grandparents, parents or an elderly neighbour and film a short clip
- Share on Facebook and #DontDanceAlone
- Donate to Age UK Derby & Derbyshire Text 'Jive18' with your chosen amount to 70070.
e.g … Text JIVE18 £10
Every penny goes to the charity. Please check the bill payers permission, standard message rate may apply. Check with your phone network.
You can donate £1, £2, £3, £4, £5 or £10. Age UK Derby & Derbyshire Charity Number: 1068550
£5 will provide a hearty lunch at a day centre
£10 will provide an older person with expert advice over the telephone
£100 will organise an afternoon tea party for a group of older people
£150 will organise a Christmas Party for a group of older people
Do you need help and advice for yourself or a loved one? Age UK provides a free information and advice service to help older people on a range of issues such as loneliness, group activities, exercise and claiming benefit entitlements Call 01779 768 240 or visit www.ageuk.org.uk/derbyandderbyshire
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TOGETHER, LET'S MAKE A DIFFERENCE
Serendipity Healthcare are proud to sponsor Don't Dance Alone, as they continue to provide vital healthcare throughout Chesterfield, Sheffield and Amber Valley.
Offering care that is tailored to the needs of all patients, Serendipity are always on the look-out for special individuals to train to become full-time or part-time carers.
Got any spare time? Looking for additional experience to help with your course or degree? Serendipity also welcomes any volunteers looking to enrich their lives and help enrich the lives of others.
Why become a carer?
- Incredibly rewarding work, improving the quality of life for people throughout the area
- Flexible hours to fit around your life
- Varied work, meeting people from all walks of life
- Earn up to £10 per hour
Have you been inspired by Don't Dance Alone? Become a carer with Serendiptity Healthcare and continue to give something back to those most in need.