How old do you have to be for Age UK?

Membership is free and open to individuals (aged 16 or over), clubs and organisations who are interested in our work and who share our aim of ‘working with local older people to help them retain their independence and exercise real choice in their lives’.

Are Age UK closing down?

A branch of Age UK has announced it will close permanently after coronavirus exacerbated its financial difficulties, while others are planning redundancies and service closures.

How can I access my Age UK?

For more information call the Age UK Advice Line on 0800 678 1602.

Where is Age UK based?

Age UK

Type Charity
Founded 1 April 2009
Headquarters London, WC1 United Kingdom

Who does the Age UK Advert 2020?

actor Jim Broadbent
The TV ad stars BAFTA, Golden globe and Academy Award winning actor Jim Broadbent, who generously donated his time to support the campaign. Filmed in his own home, Broadbent delivers a simple, powerful and emotive message to viewers.

Can you return things to a charity shop?

Any item returned for either an exchange or refund must be in its original condition and packaging. Please note damaged items will not be refunded. Once received, we will exchange the item or arrange a full refund. If you have any issues, please contact [email protected] or by phone 0800 328 7795.

Do Age UK help with gardening?

We offer home help We offer home support services to help with shopping, cleaning and gardening. We help over 100 older people to get their food shopping every month.

What is the difference between Age UK and Age Concern?

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.

Is there a lockdown on Age UK Somerset?

Further to the statement on the easing of lockdown from the Government yesterday, Age UK Somerset is leaning on the… Be aware of SCAMS! Some nasty people are taking advantage of people’s anxiety during this time to try to scam them. We’ve had some information about various scams going round.

When is Somerset and North age open again?

We are preparing to have all of our services “back to normal” as we get to Step 4 in the recovery roadmap, currently planned as 21st June. Our office will be open to visitors again as soon as this is possible according to the roadmap.

When do the Ageing Well sessions start in Somerset?

Our Ageing Well team are working hard to try to get our in-person exercise and strength and balance sessions, of which we had over 100 across the county before lockdown, up and running as soon as possible after 17th May, all being well.

What is the CQS for Age UK Somerset?

We’ve had some information about various scams going round. Age UK Somerset has achieved the Age UK Charity Quality Standard (CQS) . The CQS is externally assessed by quality assessment experts, SGS. Let’s move together and improve together! If playback doesn’t begin shortly, try restarting your device.