Age UK

Age UK

A UK charity that supports people over 50, ensuring that they get the most from life by providing essential services (e.g., day care and information), campaigning on issues such as age discrimination and pensions, and working to influence public opinion and government policy about older people.
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Age UK Warwickshire hosts the cafe on the last Monday of every month at The Moorings Bar and Restaurant on Myton Road in Leamington.
The thief stole the Age UK van while it was parked overnight in Halifax.
Age UK said the high numbers of lonely over 65s is caused by families being more geographically scattered due to increasing divorce rates and the changing job market.
Diane Robinson, Margaret Campbell and Kath McCarthy, who have been volunteering for Age UK North Tyneside for a combined total of 29 years, were invited to London to receive their award presented by British actor and Age UK volunteer, Lionel Blair.
THE AGE UK shop in Redcar is backing the charity's national campaign to remember at Christmas the one million older people who go a month without speaking to anyone.
Caroline Abrahams, of Age UK, said: "We urgently need a concerted effort to help the most vulnerable.
Each child in Year 5 has been given PS5 and they will use this investment to buy ingredients or prizes for their money-making scheme and then see how much they can make it grow in four weeks - all in aid of Age UK Solihull.
Age UK said that loneliness is a "huge issue" in Britain after a poll found that one in 10 people over the age of 65 often or always feel lonely.
1 So far this year Age UK has distributed over 3 million leaflets to older people and those who care for them.
ALTHOUGH many people aged 55-64 are on the verge of claiming their private pension, some 30% of that age group do not actually know what an annuity is, says Age UK Enterprises, part of the charity Age UK.
AGE UK Wirral has teamed up with staff from the Department of Work and Pensions to start a new employer-supported volunteering programme, that makes best use of their staff's skills to support isolated older people in the Wirral.
STAFF at Holmfirth's Age UK shop are urging customers and members of the community to reach for the stars this holiday season.
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