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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Anne Hastings, chief executive officer at Age UK Solihull, said: "Winter can be a difficult time for many older people, so it's really important that local knitters get behind The Big Knit to help raise funds for vital local winter projects.
New research commissioned by Age UK reveals that nearly 45,000 people aged 65 and over in the region are concerned about being alone over the Christmas period.
John Briers, chief executive of Age UK South Tyneside said: "We know that being online offers significant benefits and that millions of older people have used the internet.
The race is one of nine such events Age UK is holding around the country aiming to help 360,000 elderly people as part of its Spread the Warmth campaign Some of the money raised will fund home visits for vulnerable elderly people in Coventry.
LYNN Johnson, chief executive of Age UK Newcastle said: "Making a will is a vitally important step to ensure that your wishes are carried out and that what you have to leave is left to the right person.
The Strictly Come Dancing star and Mirror football columnist joins a host of celebrities who have contributed to our chosen charity, Age UK.
31, all from his victim, and stealing PS320 in cash from Age UK North Tyneside.
POPULAR singing brothers Richard and Adam, who shot to fame on Britain's Got Talent last year, recently visited Sunrise Senior Living in Knowle to sing for residents, in conjunction with Age UK Solihull The duo, who came third in the famous talent competition, entertained an audience of more than 50 people with songs like The Impossible Dream and Can You Feel The Love Tonight?
Local Age UKs and Age UK shops are also promoting Bobble Day offering other ways for people to get involved.
Coun Ernest Gibson, Mayor of South Tyneside, said: "The Older People's Festival is an important campaign that enhances the work of Age UK South Tyneside.
AGE UK Norton is calling on people to clear out their winter wardrobes and donate clothes they no longer wear to the shop.
The event is being organised by Age UK, with all funds raised in balloon sales going to the charity.
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