Supports for Older Adults - Helping Charities | Resources

Contact the Elderly    Email :

Contact the Elderly is the only national charity solely dedicated to tackling loneliness and social isolation among older people. Supported by a network of volunteers, the charity organises monthly Sunday afternoon tea parties for small groups of older people, aged 75 and over, who live alone. Offering a regular and vital friendship link every month. Care, conversation and a cuppa….. Read More

Turn2us    Email :

Turn2us is a national charity that helps people in financial hardship gain access to welfare benefits, charitable grants and support services. Charitable service which helps people access the money available to them – through welfare benefits, grants and other help. Financial assistance and other forms of support are often available from grant-giving charities, depending on your particular background and circumstances…… Read More

Muslim Aid    Email :

Muslim Aid is committed to initiating and supporting development within the UK. We are continuously delivering programmes that work to support and empower those within our own communities, for example through our Feed the Hungry Project, Prisoner’s Project, and our Warm Hearts Winter Campaign that supports the homeless and elderly. POVERTY Being born into poverty reduces a child’s access to….. Read More

Age UK

Age UK’s vision is for a world where everyone can love later life. We do this by inspiring, supporting and enabling in a number of ways: We want to see a world where everyone in later life has enough money. The challenge: There are 1.6 million older people living in poverty or severe poverty in the UK and one million more….. Read More


The NFSUK is a federation that brings together Shopmobility schemes up and down the country. Shopmobility schemes allow you access to wheelchairs and scooters which provides you with greater access to shopping facilities in your area and gives you more freedom and independence. This directory gives you the access to the Shopmobility addresses and phone numbers. If you have any….. Read More

Charity Search    Email :

Charity Search delivers a free service which helps older people in genuine financial need receive the support that may be available to them from a variety of charitable sources. Charity Search is small national charity based in Bristol.  We offer a free service to individuals, aged 50 and above, by sign-posting them to charities that may wish to help them. We have….. Read More

CareAware    Email :

CareAware is a non profit making public information, advisory and advocacy service specialising in elderly care funding advice in the UK. A one stop shop for free advice on care fee funding for older people. Our objectives are to improve public understanding and knowledge about the UK care system, to reinforce the rights and choices of the individual and to assist….. Read More

Action on Elder Abuse    Email :

We work to protect and prevent the abuse of vulnerable older adults and by doing so we also protect other adults a risk of abuse. We are the first charity to address these problems and are the only charity in the United Kingdom working exclusively on the issue today. Consequently, when you provide support to us, or make a donation, you….. Read More

Age Scotland

The Age Scotland Helpline offers support to on a wide range of issues – from claiming benefits or finding a tradesman to staying fit and healthy. Age Scotland quarterly magazine ‘Advantage’ provides information, education and entertainment for everyone in later life. Age Scotland is the largest charity in Scotland dedicated to enabling everyone to make the most of later life…… Read More

Alzheimer Scotland    Email :

Alzheimer Scotland provides a wide range of specialist services for people with dementia and their carers. Alzheimer Scotland offer personalised support services, community activities, information and advice, at every stage of the dementia journey. Alzheimer Scotland is the leading dementia organisation in Scotland. We campaign for the rights of people with dementia and their families and provide an extensive range….. Read More


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.

Assistance Dogs UK

Recognised assistance dogs are dogs that have been trained by accredited member organisations of Assistance Dogs International (ADI) and the International Guide Dog Federation (IGDF). Over 7,000 disabled people in the UK rely on an assistance dog to help with practical tasks, in addition to the emotional benefits and greater independence that such dogs bring. Who we are Assistance Dogs….. Read More

Bield Housing & Care

Bield provides specialist accommodation and care for older people in Scotland


The Campaign to End Loneliness aims to create connections in older age


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 Direct

Carers Direct provides a complete person-centred home Caring Service for elderly and less able people living in their own homes and in their own communities.


Ceartas provide information and advocacy for older people and people with dementia in East Dunbartonshire.

Cinnamon Trust – Helping Elderly People and Pets

Cinnamon Trust recognise the importance of the treasured relationship between people and pets and they recognise that this relationship is, more often than not seriously threatened by infirmity and frailty.


Citizens Online explores the social and cultural impact of the Internet on society and believe that access to the Internet is essential for every 21st Century citizen.


Counsel and Care is a national charity working with older people, their families and carers to get the best care and support.


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.


ExtraCare is a charitable trust with a unique approach to housing and support for older people, offering a lifestyle that challenges traditional outmoded concepts of ageing.


50 Connect operates the UK’s leading content led internet channel dedicated to today’s over 50’s.


Friends of the Elderly will support older people, particularly those in need due to frailty, isolation or lack of adequate resources.


Grace Care provide independent care advice that will help you find the right care, and make the right care decision for you or a family member.

Greensleeves Homes Trust

Greensleeves Homes Trust provides elderly people throughout Southern England and the Midlands with excellent quality care and accommodation from the seventeen residential care facilities. Each home offers 24 hour support, tailor made care plans for every resident, dementia support, the option of respite care and more.


HousingCare is an independent and not-for-profit site, designed to help older people make choices about their future housing, and any supportive services or care they may need.


Independent Age is a charity, providing lifelong support to older people on very low incomes.


The one-stop resource for all your over 50 needs that helps you make the most out of life.


Reconnect the generations through conversation.


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.

Older Peoples Day.

It’s important as we get older to engage in activities which keep us happy and healthy.


Counselling, support and information for all relationships. We’re the UK’s largest provider of relationship support, and every year we help over a million people of all ages, backgrounds and sexual orientations to strengthen their relationships. Find out more about what we do and how we can help you here.

Retirement Mobility

Retirement Mobility offers information and practical advice to help you live your life as fully as possible, despite mobility problems.


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.

Royal Society for the Relief of Indigent Gentlewomen of Scotland, The

Royal Society for the Relief of Indigent Gentlewomen of Scotland consider applications from ladies who are: • Aged 50 years or over. • Scottish, by birth, education or with a substantial and enduring connection to Scotland. Ladies should be single, widowed or divorced, from a business or professional background.


The essential seniors resource directory. Includes retirement, senior health, mobility, ageing, finance, activities and many more helpful organisations for the over 50s & senior citizens.


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.


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.


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.

The ACT Foundation

ACT provides grants to individuals and other charities, principally in the UK, with the aim of enhancing the quality of life for people in need, (specifically the mentally and physically disabled). ACT’s grants generally fall into the following areas: building (funding modifications such as stairlifts, bathroom adaptations and vehicle adaptations), equipment (provision of specialised wheelchairs, other mobility aids and equipment including….. Read More

The Age Page    Email :

The Age Page is a blog that aggregates articles, research, attitudes and thinking about the elderly and their place in society in the UK. 09 SEPTEMBER 2016 A thought for Friday Millions of older people in this country are encouraged to continue to live at home for as long as possible. But trapped indoors by mobility or cognitive issues, anxiety, fear….. Read More

The National Benevolent Charity

The National Benevolent Institution (NBI) has been giving financial assistance to needy older people since its foundation in 1812. Today NBI continue to give to over 250 older people struggling with a limited income through a regular annuity payment.

The National Careline

The National Careline is a not for profit company offering information about care and support for older people, their carers and their families.


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.


The Universal Beneficent Society is a national charity which helps older people in the UK who are living on very low incomes. UBS provides its beneficiaries with a regular additional income, grants for emergencies and bedding packs.


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.

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