Independent Age is a growing charity that helps older people lead more fulfilling lives through the ABC of advice, befriending and campaigning.
They produce in-depth guides and publications specialising in social care, benefits, loneliness and isolation. They now offer three free Wise Guides: Advice for later life – support and entitlements for over-65s, Extra help at home – essential advice for the over-65s and Healthy happy connected – support and advice for older people
Independent Age run a free advice service (0845 262 1863) that offers detailed, expert advice on older people’s issues around social care. They also provide face-to-face and telephone befriending. To find out more please phone 0207 605 4200 or visit www.independentage.org