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How to get involved

When deciding what to campaign on, our first step is to look at which issues older people are currently facing that need to be addressed.

We consider the problems around these issues, the solutions and the benefits they create – which must affect a significant number of older people.

What you can do

There are many ways in which you can get involved in our campaigns, from providing a case study to sending a letter to your local MP. Here are just a few of them.

1. Tell us your story

Do you have a story that you could share with us? For a chat, get in touch by writing, emailing or phoning us. All stories will be treated sensitively and will never be used without your prior consent.

Contact us:

Phone: 020 3033 1712
Post: Age UK Campaigns, 2nd Floor, Tavis House, 1-6 Tavistock Square, London, WC1H 9NA.

2. Send a report, postcard or template letter

Writing to your local MP, councillor, health authority or newspaper can be an excellent way of engaging them with our campaigns.

We’ll provide you with all the information, materials and contact details that you need.

Find out more about our latest campaign actions.

3. Tell your friends about our campaigns

Why not spread the word about our campaigns? We depend on your involvement for our success.

4. Sign a petition or attend a lobby

Signing a petition and/ or attending a lobby can be an effective way to campaign.

5. Support local campaigning

Find out what’s going on in your local Age UK, they may be running a local campaign or holding events and focus groups for example.

Find your local Age UK

For more information: Call Age UK Advice: 0800 678 1174

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