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Making friends in later years

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Countrymen UK

Countryside social groups for isolated men

Healthy active programmes for men who are currently not accessing farm or countryside environments due to isolation, poor physical or mental health and the lack of specialist care.



Bringing older people together through social groups

Bringing older people together into social groups at a time in their lives when their social circles are diminishing. Check website to find your local events.



Social networking site for the over 50s

Social networking site for the over 50s supporting each other through tough times and sharing a laugh. Offers a sense of community.


The Civil Service Retirement Fellowship

Friendly chats for/with retired civil servants

The Phone Buddy scheme provides a little bit of company and friendly social contact plus it helps to reduce feelings of loneliness and increases motivation and confidence.

England, Scotland, Wales

The Sporting Memories Foundation

Sporting memories groups

Supports older people with dementia, depression and loneliness by engaging them in social activities and helping them to recall memories of watching or playing sport.


University Of The Third Age

Classes for retired and semi-retired people

Retired and semi-retired people come together to pursue educational, social and creative interests in a friendly and informal environment.


UK Men's Sheds Association

Local community spaces for men

Men’s Sheds are community spaces for men to connect, converse and create. The activities are often similar to those of garden sheds but for groups of men to enjoy together.