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Action for Blind People is a national charity with local reach, providing practical help and support to blind and partially sighted people of all ages.
To prevent abuse in old age by raising awareness, education, promoting research, collection and dissemination of information.
The Age Page is a blog that aggregates articles, research, attitudes and thinking about the elderly and their place in society in the UK
Aims to improve later life for everyone through information and advice, campaigns, products, training and research.
Age-Net is an 'Age Friendly' site for the UK's Over 50s. It seeks to provide a platform for your interests and answers to your questions.
The leading UK care and research charity for people with this disease and other dementias, their families and carers.
Not-for-profit provider of support, care and housing for older couples and single people, whether able-bodied or requiring added care with a range of purpose-built accommodation, or help people to stay in their own home.
A free helpline to help older people every step of the way, from information on how to pay for care to advice on finding the right type of care home for your loved one’s needs. Most importantly, this service is available to everyone – not just existing Bupa members.
The Campaign to End Loneliness aims to create connections in older age
The Care Directory has been set up to provide a guide to care homes, nursing homes (care homes with nursing) and care agencies throughout England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
An internet-guide to care and the rights of the elderly, aiming to empower people with the information they need to make informed choices, giving them continuing control in their lives, or the lives of their loved ones.
Carers Trust is the UK’s largest charity for carers, and through its network of charities provides information, advice and practical support for carers, including providing respite, home care services and many other types of support for people with care needs.
Careuk.net, an NHFA website, aims to signpost individuals to some of the numerous sources of support, advice and information available throughout the UK.
Ceartas provide information and advocacy for older people and people with dementia in East Dunbartonshire.
The Charity Commission exists to promote public confidence in the integrity of charities.
Citizens Online explores the social and cultural impact of the Internet on society. We believe that access to the Internet is essential for every 21st Century citizen.
A national charity dedicated to supporting retired civil servants, their partners and dependants. It operates a network of local community groups around the country, national befriending schemes (home and telephone visits) and provides advice and information.
Communities are encouraged to provide companionship to older people on Christmas Day by running a community Christmas Lunch event, joining up with others at a local pub or restaurant, popping round for tea and cake, perhaps organizing a film viewing or anything else that can be enjoyed by all those that take part.
DIAL UK is a national organisation for a network of 140 local disability information and advice line services run by and for disabled people.
Do-it offers the public volunteer opportunities from an online database, searchable by your interests and your location.
Elizabeth Finn Care helps people in need (and their spouse and children) whose former careers have been interrupted or ended through physical or mental problems, loss of work and family breakdown or those struggling on low income in retirement.
50 Connect operates the UK's leading content led internet channel dedicated to today's over 50's.
G-Nation is a countrywide campaign in the UK aiming to demonstrate to young people how to change the world by giving.
Independent Age is a national charity providing advice and support to older people and their families. They offer regular phone calls and visits to older people, as well as free, impartial information and advice on the issues that matter.
The one-stop resource for all your over 50 needs that helps you make the most out of life.
This UK key event allows healthcare professionals and their clients to keep up to date with developments in the homecare market. May 11-13, 2004, NEC Birmingham.
National Association of Councils for Voluntary Service supports over 280 Councils for Voluntary Service (CVS) throughout England. CVS are local development agencies formed and run by voluntary and community groups providing a range of support services.
The National Benevolent Fund for the Aged responds to the changing demands of an ever-increasing number of older people in the UK and especially to the growing number of frail and disabled older people who are socially excluded.
The National Council of Women speaks for women across Great Britain - to make changes in the way things are done and to create a better tomorrow by acting today - via Government agencies, departments and decision-making bodies.
REACH helps voluntary organisations benefit from the business, managerial, technical and professional expertise of people who want to offer their skills, working as volunteers in part-time, unpaid roles with nearby voluntary organisations, free of charge.
Research into Ageing is the UK national medical research charity dedicated to understanding and challenging the diseases and disabilities which become more common in later life, with the aim to establish a difference between healthy ageing and illness.
The Royal National Institute for the Blind (RNIB) offers practical support and advice to anyone with a sight problem.
RNID is the largest charity representing the 8.7 million deaf and hard of hearing people in the UK. Our vision is a world where deafness and hearing loss are not barriers to opportunity and fulfilment.
The UK's leading charity safeguarding the welfare, interests and memory of those who have served in the Armed Forces and their dependants, providing financial, social and emotional support to millions of all age groups.
The Royal Scottish Corporation, founded in the early seventeenth century by expatriate Scots, helps Scots suffering hardship in London. Anyone born in Scotland, of Scots parentage, or married to a Scot, and living within 35 miles of Charing Cross, can call for help.
Targeted at the UK's over-50s, every month, Saga Magazine brings its readers an eclectic mix of award-winning health coverage, peerless financial advice, inspirational interiors, gorgeous gardens, challenging games, delicious recipes and lively interviews with top showbiz personalities.
The Saga Respite for Carers Trust was launched to help carers aged 50 and over by providing a much needed holiday for the carer and a friend.
Scrivens provide free hearing health checks carried out by one of their qualified hearing aid audiologists. This is a good way to find out why changes in your hearing have occurred and what steps need to be taken to address these changes.
The essential seniors resource directory. Includes retirement, senior health, mobility, ageing, finance, activities and many more helpful organisations for the over 50s & senior citizens.
An information resource for older people in the UK with channels on health, money, campaigns, computers and leisure. Operates a Bulletin Board with forums on topical items. Free mini-web sites for selected Pensioners groups.
Free confidential helpline providing information, friendship and advise to older people, open 24 hours a day, everyday of the year.
Silver Sunday is a celebration of the contribution of older people to their communities, and we want to use this day to give older people a chance to try new things, stay active, meet new people and combat loneliness.
Society for the Assistance of Ladies, founded in 1886, assists women permanently resident in the UK living alone and genuinely in need, irrespective of social status. Often they are elderly ladies who require help towards their day-to-day living expenses.
National organisation for solicitors, barristers and legal executives who are committed to providing and promoting robust, comprehensive and independent legal advice for older people, their family and carers.
A worldwide organisation for women in management and professions working through service projects to advance human rights and the status of women. There are currently over 93,000 members in 122 countries.
SSAFA is the national charity helping serving and ex-Service men, women and their families in need, suffering or distress, regardless of age or condition.
Provides the opportunity for women everywhere to be part of an organisation within which members offer support, friendship and encouragement for women, confronting radical contemporary issues.
For the best local businesses, local news, events and local information wherever you are.
Around the country groups of people organise themselves for the purpose of learning and in the UK there are more than 400 groups with total membership of some 112,000.
UK Older People’s Day is on 1 October to coincide with the UN International Day of Older Persons. The main aim of the day is to be a national celebration of the achievements and contributions that older people make to our society and to the economy.
An on-line directory providing the telephone numbers of over 760 UK Self Help Groups and hyperlinks to over 560 web sites.
The WI is a modern organisation that speaks with reason and integrity on a range of important issues facing us today - from GM crops to the closure of rural post offices.
WRVS is an age positive charity that offers a range of practical services to help and support older people to live well, maintain their independence and play a part in their local community.
Which provides free and practical advice about arranging and financing care for relatives at home or in a care home.