|Small Acts of Kindness
A charitable social enterprise sourcing and distributing gifts to older people in Hertfordshire.
One in five over 65s spend their waking day alone.
1,154,800 people live in Hertfordshire and more than 248,000 are over 60.
This means that today, in Hertfordshire over 49,000 older people are spending the day alone
Loneliness and social isolation are harmful to our health: research shows that lacking social connections is as damaging to our health as smoking 15 cigarettes a day
Finding ways to prevent and alleviate loneliness and social isolation are vital. They enable older people to remain as independent and healthy as possible and can change people’s lives.
Find out how gifts delivered by Small Acts of Kindness
can make a big difference
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