The Golden Oldies community care project was founded by the late Reverend Lillian Frances in 1991 with the initiative to bring people together and create an environment for older people to live healthy and social lives. She was passionate about keeping older people mentally and physically active, and sustain civic participation with the community. However she found that there was a lack of information and resources available and thus ignited the Golden Oldies. After her retirement Reverend Francis reached out to social organisations for older people, especially those of Afro-Caribbean descent.
Today we continue to support the vision of Reverend Frances and aim to keep older people physically active, independent and fully participating in their community.
Every Tuesday we facilitate our Warm Spaces hub which provides a safe, warm and welcoming environment for anyone who wishes to attend. Light refreshments are available. The hub is open weekly from 10am - 12 noon.
Our community care care club takes place every Thursday between 11am - 3pm with refreshments, Lunch, information/advice sessions, health and well-being activities and digital skills training.
We provide a number of outings and day trips throughout the year. Visiting places of interest across London. Not to mention our annual beach trip!
Healthcare is of the utmost importance to our members and we make sure to provide a range of care assistance and checks on a regular basis at the centre including: Blood pressure checks, Blood sugar checks & Weight checks.
We offer one-to-one support and help for our members who may struggle with daily paper based tasks such as: Filling in forms, Passport renewals, Housing benefit applications.
We know that staying active can be difficult for older people due to resources, time, and age. We try to motivate our members to keep fit through our chair based yoga & senior fitness classes.
Our door is always open for new members to join!
ALL OVER 60 ARE WELCOME
Whether it's a delicious Caribbean lunch, story writing or a shake and a twirl to the mambo, there is always something going down with the Golden Oldies on Thursdays from 11:00hrs - 15:00hrs
Tag along, join the fun and immerse yourself in our fantastic community.
We are based at:
Walworth Methodist Church
54 Camberwell Road
Phone: 07306187476 or email the team: firstname.lastname@example.org
We are always on the hunt for great volunteers.
Whether you want to be a 'Telephone Befriender', 'Delivery Driver' or 'Volunteer Support Staff' we would love to hear from you! Give our PM a call on
07306187476 or email the team: