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We've pulled together our most popular information and advice topics to help you support older people. If you can't find what you're looking for here, use the search bar at the top of the page to search the range of topics.
We have over 40 information guides and over 50 factsheets on a range of topics. You can download and share online copies or order print versions free of charge.
Our local directory search tool can help you find out what services might be available in your area, run by your local Age UK.
Our national telephone services support older people across the country, every single day of the year – from advice about money and housing to a friendly chat if they're feeling lonely.
If an older person you support is feeling lonely and missing the joys of regular conversation, they can sign up to our Telephone Friendship Service for a telephone friend.
If the older people you support need specialist advice on any of the topics listed above, they can call our free advice line on 0800 678 1602. Lines are open 8am - 7pm, 365 days a year.
Whatever time of day or night it is, if the older people you support are feeling lonely or need support, they can call the Silver Line Helpline on 0800 4 70 80 90. Lines are open 24/7.
Below are other parts of the website that we think may be of interest to you, as a professional supporting older people.
We've brought together information and advice to help your patients manage the cost of living – from coping with rising costs to looking after their health.
If you're worried that an older person you support has been scammed, or is at risk, our information and advice can help.
We conduct research to make sure our work supporting older people is backed up by evidence and data.
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The Age UK Health Influencing team details how older people can be supported to stay well this winter.
How The Alzheimer's Show provides a chance to share our resources and learn from the people they help.
The House of Lords COVID-19 Committee met with older people to look at the long-term implications of the pandemic.
Our Senior Content Producer explains how we're providing information for older people during the coronavirus crisis.
82-year-old climate activist Phil Kingston explains how we can protect the planet for future generations.
Over 1 million pension savers aren't getting the Government contribution to their savings. Age UK wants this to change.