Working with Re-engage has been eye-opening. You don't really see how much social isolation is going on among older people in the country until you meet some of those they support. And even then you're barely scratching the surface.
Being able to follow these people at a good old "tea dance" was incredibly fun. Not everyone could join and even then, there was a lot of chair dancing going on.
Changing a name is a big deal. It’s not a decision that’s made lightly. Especially when it’s a charity rebrand. How do you change a small organisation founded in the 1960s that has one of the largest volunteer bases in the UK with over 12,000 members?