Age UK

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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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It relies on donations from local communities and nationwide campaigns to sell in its shops to continue to help the aged.
As older people are the main users or care services, it is logical that we are working with Age Concern Cymru and Help the Aged inWales to contribute to a democratic process, which we hope will lead to a fairer and more transparent care system.
Emma Spragg, from Help the Aged, said: "First Connect has already made a significant difference to many older homeowners in Castle Vale.
According to a Help the Aged survey, as many 55% of over 65s in Wales rely on the television as their main source of company.
Applicants who meet programme criteria receive free energy saving benefits, and those over 60 can then request a Help the Aged Handy Van
A spokesperson for Help the Aged said: "Gretchen was always a dedicated supporter of the charity and we are extremely grateful to her.
Help the Aged will offer support and will provide a free fund-raising pack, tips, advice and inspiration.
Our Cold Can Kill packs are produced by Scottish Gas Help the Aged partnership with the support of TV doctor Hilary Jones.
Also up for grabs is the The Falcon Holidays Carer of the Year trophy - in association with Help the Aged.
SIR - I am asking your readers to urgently visit their local Age Concern and Help the Aged charity shops and give generously to stop them losing crucial funds because of the recent cold snap.
I AM asking readers to urgently visit their local Age Concern and Help the Aged charity shops and give generously to stop them losing crucial funds because of the recent cold snap.
Help the Aged in Wales is also highlighting today that UK-wide, up to pounds 14m of pensioners' money lives in the pockets of the UK Government each day, instead of helping the older people who need it.