The initiative at Castle Park's Markwell Pavilion will work each month with a different business to provide tea and an activity for about 15 guests.
Home Instead's survey of more than 2,000 over-65s found over a quarter spend eight hours alone daily.
Patients can find it comforting to 'fiddle' with fabrics of different textures, small toys and familiar items such as keys, buttons and beads.
Twinkle-toed retired folk are benefitting body and soul from a series of weekly ballet classes
Beth Purvis, aka Bowel Warrior, a 40-year-old mother of two from Elsenham, writes about living with stage 4 cancer
The year 5 pupils filled the Rhodes auditorium with their angelic voices to showcase how music can improve the well-being of people with dementia.
Nicola Scrivings to chair board of East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust in switch from Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust
Patient will receive a text message saying prescription is ready then go to collection point, enter PIN, pay if required and collect medication.
Gerard Murphy graduated from Exeter in the summer after resuming his studies in Arabic and geography following his devastating injuires.
Persimmon Homes Essex donated the cash to Elmo Michelson after supporters applied to the company's Community Champions fund.
Beth Purvis, aka Bowel Warrior, writes for the Indie as a 40-year-old married mum living with stage 4 cancer
'Our mission is to offer a positive, nurturing and holistic community that will support mothers on every step of their journey.'