What does Age UK do for the elderly?
Age UK is the country’s leading charity dedicated to helping everyone make the most of later life. We provide companionship, advice and support for older people who need it most.
What is the difference between Age UK and Age Concern?
Age UK will be the new name of the charity formed by the merger between Age Concern and Help the Aged. The organisations registered the new charity under the legal name of Age UK when the merger happened in April, pending a further rebrand.
Are Age UK services free?
Age UK Advice Line Our free, confidential national phone service offers advice on everything from money and benefits to retirement and care.
What is the email address for Age UK?
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Is age Co the same as Age UK?
Yes. AgeCo Limited is 100% owned by Age UK. It is a trading company that sells products and services under the brand name ‘Age Co’. The profits made each year are given to Age UK to help fund the work of the charity nationwide.
Do Age UK do home visits?
Personal care in your own home One of Age UK’s trained carers (sometimes called a ‘personal assistant’) will visit you at home at agreed times of the day, or in some cases will provide care over the entire 24-hour period. You will pay an hourly rate for this service.
What do you do if you are worried about an elderly Neighbour?
If you believe that someone is in any immediate danger, then you should call 999 – that is what the emergency services are there for. In other cases, a call to social services could lead to them finding out what can be done to help.
What services are available to the elderly?
It may involve housekeeping services, cooking meals, personal care, domiciliary care, mobility support, administering medication or simply companionship and support getting out and about. Elderly care can be offered through regular home visits, during day or night.
Is age Co part of Age UK?
The Age UK network comprises around 125 local Age UKs reaching most of England. Our family also includes Age Cymru, Age NI and Age Scotland, as well as Age International, with whom we support vulnerable older people in more than 40 countries worldwide.
What age does Age UK start from?
On 1 April 2009, Age Concern England and Help the Aged joined together to create a new charity dedicated to improving later life for everyone. In April 2010, we officially became Age UK and – in 2012 – set up a separate sister charity, Age International, to take our international work forward.