Christmas can be a lonely time for the elderly. Thanks to the children of St John Fisher Primary School though, nearly 200 elderly people in the local Merton community […]
The Mayor of Merton, Councillor Brenda Fraser spent last week visiting care homes, day centres and lunch clubs across the borough, to mark Silver Sunday; a national celebration of older […]
Children want to arrange coffee mornings, cake sales and tea dances to help stop their elderly neighbours feeling lonely or isolated.
Residents aged 65 and over in Merton are being encouraged to have a free flu vaccination to help them stay healthy this winter. Older people are at greater risk of […]
Merton Council’s trading standards officers saved an elderly woman from being conned out of thousands of pounds when a rogue trader demanded money for bogus work to her home.
Merton Council is working with Age UK Merton on securing the future of Celebrating Age for generations to come.
Friends in Lower Morden celebrated their first anniversary this week with a tasty home-made lunch and a slice of delicious birthday cake at Lower Morden Baptist Church.
Mayor of Merton, Councillor David Chung, has completed 110 lengths and has so far raised £400 for his charities, Friends in St Helier and Merton Centre for Independent Living.
Over 100 people aged 65 and over had afternoon tea with the Mayor of Merton, Councillor David Chung to mark Silver Sunday (October 4).
Merton Council is encouraging anyone who has not yet renewed their Freedom Pass, to do so online so they can continue to enjoy the benefits of free travel around the capital.