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Useful links - advice for elderly people

Organisation Telephone Website Type of advice
Age UK 0800 169 6565 www.ageuk.org.uk Aims to improve later life for everyone through our information and advice, campaigns, products, training and research.
Elderly Accommodation Counsel 020 7820 1343 www.eac.org.uk Free advice and information about housing and care for elderly people.
WRVS 0845 600 5885 www.wrvs.org.uk Provides 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.
Warm Front Scheme 0800 316 2805 www.gov.uk/warm-front-scheme Provides free insulation and heating improvements to over 60s on a qualifying benefit.
The Pension Advisory Service 0845 6012923 www.pensionsadvisoryservice.org.uk Provides free information, advice and guidance on state, company, personal, stakeholder and occupational pensions.
Nutritionist Resource 0844 8030 244 www.nutritionist-resource.org.uk Offer information about the areas in which nutrition might help, articles written by nutritionists and the latest industry news. They also have a useful section on nutrition for elderly adults.
Independent Age 0845 262 1863 www.independentage.org Provides information, advice and support for older people on a range of topics including the needs assessment process, finding and paying for care, being discharged from hospital, benefits, NHS Continuing Healthcare funding, making a complaint and challenging decisions.
Sharedwalk 0115 846 6453 http://sharedwalk.net/ A project that allows people to share narrated videos of the outside world with housebound individuals through the internet and smartphones.
Dropby   http://www.dropby.co.uk/ A friendly, caring and supporting online community which connects people over 60 with family, friends and each other through interest and community groups.
Casserole Club   http://www.casseroleclub.com/ Casserole helps people share extra portions of home cooked food with others in their area who might not always be able to cook for themselves. For those who aren’t on the internet, Casserole helps those who are offline to order meals, connect and pair up with local people.
The Silver Line   http://www.thesilverline.org.uk The Silver Line is the only free confidential helpline providing information, friendship and advice to older people, open 24 hours a day, every day of the year.

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