Today I woke up to the news about yesterday’s attacks in Paris, such shocking and terrible deeds committed with precision, planning and co-ordination to do the very thing they set out to do, perpetuate this war of terror, pain, anguish and human annihilation.
In The same week we commemorated Armistice Day………well words here actually fail me!
Whilst you are reading this, you are connected to the wonderful web, there are many elderly folk who are not and they do not always have the facility to get out or to ‘switch off’ by flicking between media.
Some may have no family/friends to reassure them so be a good neighbour, and look out for the elderly in your area, join a reputable national/ local organisation as a volunteer or print out some of the following organisations telephone numbers and slip them through the letterbox.
0800 4 70 80 90
The Silver Line is the only national confidential and free helpline for older people open every day and night of the year.
- No question too big
- No problem too small
- No need to be alone
0800 169 2081