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The Living Well Project was set up in 2010, with the aim of supporting isolated and vulnerable people in the community of North Aberdeen.

We offer a Befriending Service where volunteers are matched on a one-to-one basis, with an older person. We also run the Living Well Cafés which provide social support for those affected by memory loss and dementia, their families and carers.

Befriending beats loneliness


The Living Well Project has, since 2011, provided a befriending service to older people in the North of Aberdeen. However, as a result of the challenging funding environment, the management team have had to take the difficult decision that it is not possible, at this time, to continue the service in its current format and accept new referrals or recruit new volunteers.

Our Cafés

The Living Well Cafés offer a safe and friendly space to support people with memory loss or dementia and their carers and families. We currently have four cafés around the city which run on alternate Tuesdays at Newhills and Oldmachar Churches, and on alternate Thursdays at Ferryhill Parish Church and High Church Hilton from 1 pm to 3 pm. Please see below for details of the next café.