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“Friends” 2

Once you pick up the Office of National Statistics information, you can hardly put it down. (See my previous blog “FRIENDS 1”). The baby boomer generation changed lots of social attitudes, not least about marriage.  If they married at all, … Continue reading

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“Cheylesmore Good Neighbours – taking tablets”

This blog follows on from the previous post entitled “Cheylesmore Good Neighbours – overcoming barriers”.  Other blogs in this series can be found by clicking on “Cheylesmore Good Neighbours” in the TAG CLOUD. Less than 40% of the UK’s elderly … Continue reading

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“Cheylesmore Good Neighbours – overcoming barriers”

This blog follows on from the Cheylesmore Good Neighbours 2014 Review which was published on the 21st January 2015. In the last 12 months in the small Cheylesmore Good Neighbours group that we have established, we have overcome some of the … Continue reading

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Cheylesmore Good Neighbours —-2014 Review

Cheylesmore is a neighbourhood in Coventry of about 6000 households.  The Good Neighbours Group is aimed at providing social opportunity and support for retired people living in the area.   It was started with the help of a grant from the … Continue reading

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“Heartfelt thanks for neighbours”

A study in the USA by a research team at the University of Michigan looked at how people perceived their neighbourhoods in terms of safety and friendliness.  They consulted over 5,000 healthy people with an average age of 70, over … Continue reading

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“Finding Hidden Treasure”

This is a continuation of the series of blogs related to the Cheylesmore Good Neighbours Pilot Project and you can find all the posts on this project by clicking on Cheylesmore Good Neighbours in the  Tag Cloud. This blog begins to … Continue reading

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Cheylesmore Good Neighbours – Survey

The first meetings of this newly formed group of older people in Coventry took place at the end of January 2014.  They were held in the Cheylesmore Community Centre and later in the Queens Road Baptist Church.  To invite the … Continue reading

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