Spare a thought
As we rush around doing lastminute Christmas shopping and making holiday plans for a well deserved break away spare a thought for the many elderly members in our community.
Often older folk are overlooked in our frantic daily lives.
Social isolation is an identified health risk, which can be easily remedied by pausing and engaging in friendly conversation with someone who may not have been able to speak to anyone else that day.
Recently I attended the annual general meeting of Avondalebased Age Concern.
The annual report included a rising incidence of psychological and financial abuse of our older