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New enterprise BuddyHub tackles loneliness among older Islington residents

Since caring for her mother’s early-onset dementia when she was just a teenager, Catherine McClen has been acutely aware of the isolation of older...

Holloway burglary raises questions over security of elderly

Police are advising the elderly to keep a watch for ‘confidence tricksters’, after a 98-year-old was robbed of her Christmas savings in her Holloway...

Putting the tea in community: volunteering with the elderly in Islington

For the oldest people in society, the difference between happiness and a life of loneliness can be something as simple as a cup of...

Politicians campaign against Highbury post office closure

Politicians have launched a campaign to prevent Highbury Corner’s post office from merging with that of Upper Street, arguing that both branches are busy...

Bogus ‘builders’ con pensioners

Thieves trick their way into elderly couple’s home, claims councillor