Abbeyfield’s open doors at Christmas to help lonely and isolated in Stevenage

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A national housing and care charity is offering free festive meals and overnight stays to lonely over 55s in Stevenage.

A national housing and care charity is offering free festive meals and overnight stays to lonely over 55s in Stevenage.

People without family or friends to spend Christmas with can feel isolated and alone, but preparations are now under way at The Abbeyfield Society for its fifth annual Coping at Christmas campaign.

Abbeyfield, which has a base in Pound Avenue, will be offering lonely older people festive fun, Christmas meals, overnight stays, and a chance to enjoy company to anyone aged over 55 who is living independently over the coming holiday break.

Abbeyfield chief executive Natasha Singarayer said this week: “If you or a family member or friend are worried about being alone call 01727 734 066 or email coping@abbeyfield.com and we can register you.”


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