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The social welfare organization is developing the “Christmas in Company” programme.  “No Mayor is Alone” with 180 participants (Castilla La Mancha, community)

The social welfare organization is developing the “Christmas in Company” programme. “No Mayor is Alone” with 180 participants (Castilla La Mancha, community)

The Government of Castilla-La Mancha is developing the “Christmas in Company” programme. “No Old Man Alone” with 180 participants so far, in collaboration with ACESCAM’s network of senior housing.

This was stated by the General Director of Seniors, Alba Rodriguez, during a visit to two seniors participating in the program during these Christmas dates at the “Virgen de las Nieves” seniors’ residence in Casasimaro, a center that marks the first time you are participating in this campaign.

In this sense, Rodriguez explained that “so far there are 180 people participating in this campaign, that is, 20 more people compared to the previous year; “50 of them decided to spend Christmas in these homes that are residential centers, and 130 people asked volunteers to bring Christmas and company to their homes, to fight and unite the common goal that we have, which is to combat unwanted loneliness.” .

By province, of the 50 people enjoying the Christmas holiday in residential centres, ten are in Albacete province; 26 people in Ciudad Real; In the province of Cuenca, 20 people, one person in the province of Guadalajara, and three in Toledo.

As for the 130 people who enjoy these dates in their homes with the company and all necessary volunteers; This is one person in Albacete, there are 44 people in the province of Ciudad Real, 17 people in Cuenca, and 68 people in the province of Toledo.

The Director General for the Elderly pointed out that “this initiative is free for the user, and is intended for people over the age of 60, including married couples, and also for people with disabilities who live with their parents, and will continue as of December 22.” Until January 7, 2024, when all who wish can still participate.

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“Christmas in Company” campaign. Nothing is greater alone

“Christmas in Company” campaign. No Major Only helps in two ways; On the one hand, to receive elderly people who live in a state of loneliness during the Christmas holidays in ACESCAM residences for the entire Christmas period or for specific days; On the other hand, the possibility of providing company, home-delivered food and carrying out activities in the homes of those who wish to participate while staying at home on those days is also offered.

In this sense, Alba Rodríguez congratulated ACESCAM for its cooperation in this campaign in which “we open not only the doors of our homes, but also the doors of our hearts to share a moment of company with the elderly during these Christmas periods.”

Those people who want to participate in the “Christmas in Company” campaign. No pioneer is alone, you must contact the Secretary General of ACESCAM, on telephone numbers 926501069 and 685837743, as well as at the email address [email protected]