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Category: Seniors

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ACTION - volunteer drivers

07733 602972

We are a group of volunteer drivers who take people to medical appointments at the surgery, hospital or dentist. A donation is requested to cover costs. To request a lift, please call the above number between 9.00am and 1.00pm Monday to Friday

Age Concern

Village Agent - Janet 07555 908197

contact for info or their drop in on Tuesdays 10.00am-12.00noon at the Palmer Room in the Community Centre

www.ageconcernhampshire.org.uk

Befrienders – Alzheimer’s support

Befrienders – Alzheimer’s support

Please contact the surgery 770212

Kingfisher Day Centre, and Lunch Club

Venue: Laverstoke Lane, Laverstoke. Care and support for older people. Price upon application. Transport provided. Contact Nicola Smith or Kim Fenn 01256 893333 e.mail kingfisherdaycentre@btinternet.com

website: www.kingfisherdaycentre.org 

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Kingfisher Lunch Club

Venue: Laverstoke Lane, Laverstoke.

Lunch and social for older people. Mondays and wednesdays 11.30am-1.30pm.Cost £5 Contact Nicola Smith or Kim Fenn 01256 893333 e.mail kingfisherdaycentre@btinternet.com

website: www.kingfisherdaycentre.org

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Laverstoke Senior Citizens

Mady Oram 895396

Coffee mornings, Garden party and Christmas lunch for pensioners

Lunch Club

Val Bodle 770275

lunch for over 70s at the Community Centre 11.45am, every Tuesday

Meeting Point

Margaret Elkins 771155

over 70? Meet friends old and new over tea, coffee and cake at St Mary's church rooms. Varied programme - quizzes, speakers, games, celebration of special events.The first Friday of every month Lifts available. opportunity to give donation to a local charity.

www.stmarysoverton.org.uk

Memory Café

Sally Regan 840660

informal café for anyone elderly or isolated to meet, reminisce and enjoy free refreshments. Second Monday of every month at the Community Centre

FACEBOOK Memory Café Overton

Men's Shed - Laverstoke

website: www.testvalleymensshed.org.uk

E.mail: testvalleymensshed@gmail.com

07990 570035

at The Old Pavilion Laverstoke Lane. Tues and Thurs 9.30-12.30. The Test Valley Men's Shed has been set up to provide a place where older gentlemen from Laverstoke and surrounding areas can gather and undertake practical projects of their own choosing. We hope the shed will provide a practical solution to the problem of loneliness in the older generation. Currently free, however once we are established we will be chargingsubs of approx £2 per week to cover the cost of refreshments.

St Mary’s Visiting team

Gill Francis 771098

Vetted and specially chosen volunteers from St Mary's Church visit residents who live in Overton or Laverstoke and are either housebound, elderly or would otherwise benefit from regular visits. Prayer is also offerred. Home communion is available by request.

www.stmarysoverton.org.uk

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