Amazing Women


Sue Walker (65)

November 9, 2018

Sue only realized that she was a lesbian a couple of years ago after retiring from her career in midwifery. Living in a rural…


Viv Gee Volunteer

August 8, 2018

“Through Brightlife I've met lots of new people which has really helped me in older age. It does take confidence to get out of…


Reverend Tina Upton

May 8, 2018

“The way we live in society these days has huge implications for the problem of social isolation. I think loneliness is a…


Kay Slater (75)

April 8, 2018

“I started Lite Bites because I was aware that there were a lot of older people who were stuck in the house not seeing other…


Donna Hufton (Brighter Days)

March 8, 2018

“If there was anything I could do to combat loneliness in older people it would be to find out where people are…that’s the…


Joan Meredith (88)

February 8, 2018

Joan was feeling lonely before she discovered the Brightlife social group in Malpas. She'd always led an interesting life as a…