Award winning Jazz Vocalist, Ali Affleck has been singing her heart out to Edinburgh whilst supporting tackling isolation in local over 60s.
We're looking for a freelance superhero to join our team. Could you help us #endloneliness in Edinburgh's over 60s?
Lovely volunteer Rebecca has been a key part of the team for the past 6 weeks. Find out about how she has made the Fringe Festival extra special for VIPs this year...
Vintage Vibes is an award-winning partnership project between LifeCare Edinburgh and The Broomhouse Centre and Enterprises part funded by the National Lottery Community Fund and Comic Relief.
Started in 2015, Vintage Vibes tackles isolation and loneliness among over 60s (called our VIPs) in Edinburgh by creating long lasting one to one friendships offering support, companionship and the opportunity for VIPs to be more socially connected and active in their local community.
To find out more about Vintage Vibes and how to refer someone, click here.
We’re looking for volunteers of all ages (17+) from across Edinburgh.
To find out more about volunteering for Vintage Vibes, click here.
Interview: Wilma and Jean talk about their friendship
That everyone over 60 in Edinburgh lives a fulfilled life with friendship, respect and participation.
To help Edinburgh’s lonely and isolated over-60s by providing companionship and support that is personalised to their needs and integrated with local communities. To bring about a long-lasting change in attitudes towards the city’s over-60s. To encourage friendships between all generations and ensure the over-60s are treated with care, dignity and respect.
Want to join our community? Click here to find out about volunteering.