Fabulous Friendship Lunches for older adults in Market Harborough, Oakham, Oadby, and Corby

Discover the benefits of Home Instead Friendship Lunches for older adults in Market Harborough, Oakham, Oadby, and Corby, and how they help reduce loneliness and social isolation.

Combating Loneliness with Friendship Lunches

At Home Instead, we understand the importance of spending quality time with loved ones and creating lasting memories. That’s why we host monthly Friendship Lunches to provide older adults with an opportunity to enjoy a delicious meal and the company of others. These events are specially designed to help reduce loneliness and social isolation among the older population. Home Instead plays a crucial role in organising these successful get-togethers, led by Marion Lewis OBE, our Community Support.

Gail, the director ofHome Instead in Market Harborough, Oadby, Rutland, and Corby, says, “Our Friendship Lunches have a profound impact on reducing loneliness and fostering connections. There is something truly special about coming together to share a meal and engage in conversation, and make new friends. I invite you to join us and discover the difference that a simple lunch with friends can make.”

Hosted by Home Instead

Home Instead is dedicated to improving the lives of local older people, fostering companionship, and supporting well-being. One of the ways we achieve this is by hosting monthly Friendship Lunches at various local venues. These lunches allow older adults to connect with others in a warm and welcoming environment while enjoying a cooked meal.

Oadby: Grange Farm Inn

Located at Florence Wragg Way, Leicester LE2 4QZ, our Friendship Lunches in Oadby take place on the third Tuesday of every month, from 12 to 2:30 pm. Enjoy a two-course lunch for £8.90 at the Grange Farm Inn. To book your place, call 0116 497 5852. The what3words location is tell.wider.drift.

Market Harborough: The Royalist

Our Friendship Lunches at The Royalist, located at 29 Western Avenue, Market Harborough, LE16 9PL, take place on the second Wednesday of each month, from 12 to 2:30 pm. The lunch costs £8.00, including a complimentary tea, coffee, or soft drink. To reserve your seat, please call 01858 457 135. The what3words location is stressed.burns.symphonic. The Royalist is a friendly, welcoming pub that offers a comfortable setting for attendees to enjoy their meal and engage in friendly conversation.

Oakham: The Old Buttercross

In the beautiful town of Oakham, our Friendship Lunches take place at The Old Buttercross, Pannier Way, Oakham, LE15 7US, on the fourth Monday of every month, from 12 to 2:30 pm. Enjoy a two-course meal starting from £9.50. To book your place, call 01572 494 623. The what3words location is void.forward.pack.

Corby: The Raven Hotel

In Corby, we organise Friendship Lunches at The Raven Hotel, located at Rockingham Road, Corby, NN17 1AG. The lunches take place on the first Tuesday of each month, from 12 to 2:30 pm. Lunch prices start from £7.95. For reservations, please call 01536 214 106. The what3words location is priced.maker.birds. This lovely venue provides a warm and welcoming atmosphere for older adults to spend a leisurely afternoon while forging new friendships.

The Benefits of Friendship Lunches

Regular Friendship Lunches offer a range of benefits for older adults. In addition to providing a chance to socialise and make new friends, these events can help improve mental well-being and overall quality of life. The simple act of sharing a meal and laughter with friends can make a significant difference in the lives of older adults, encouraging them to stay active, maintain their social skills, and feel valued and connected.

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