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Tuesday, 17 January 2017
With increased pressure on health and social care services expected throughout 2017, new research shows millions of older people plan to step in and help ease the burden by gifting their time.
Monday, 09 January 2017
Local community groups across the UK are today being encouraged to apply for a share of the Sheds Grant Fund as it opens again for applications to help support the set-up of community Shed spaces.
Sunday, 01 January 2017
Patricia Routledge, ambassador for Royal Voluntary Service, has been recognised in the 2017 New Year’s Honours list.
Friday, 16 December 2016
Older peoples' charity, Royal Voluntary Service, and the ASDA Foundation are working together to spread Christmas cheer to isolated older people in 2016.
Wednesday, 30 November 2016
We’re delighted to have been selected as one of the charities featuring in The Times Appeal 2016 which sees the organisation recognised for extending the hand of friendship to those who need it most.
Tuesday, 29 November 2016
Royal Voluntary Service is supporting Good Morning Britain’s 1 Million Minutes campaign to reduce social isolation and loneliness in older people.
Monday, 21 November 2016
A merry Christmas is a distant memory for many over 75 year olds as more than one in four (27 per cent) say they can’t wait for the day to be over.
Tuesday, 01 November 2016
Music is described as a means of escape for many, with fresh research from Royal Voluntary Service identifying the power it has to help older people remember pivotal events from their past.
Friday, 28 October 2016
Royal Voluntary Service, a national older people’s charity, will celebrate their successful Sing Your Heart Out campaign with a night of fundraising festive choral performances in December.
Tuesday, 04 October 2016
Aileen Campbell, Minister for Health & Sport, launches Royal Voluntary Service’s first Revitalise shop at the Western General Hospital, which provides purely healthy and dietary-friendly options for hospital staff, visitors and patients