Join an older people's group

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There are a wide range of independent social groups organised by older people for older people throughout the UK. So whether you're interested in making new friends, pursuing a hobby or interest, or making your voice heard on issues that affect people in later life, there's a group for you.

Friendship Centres

Friendship Centres organise regular social events and outings for active older people, including talks, day trips, holidays, coffee mornings, walks, tea dances, board games afternoons, and much more.


Women on holiday

Special interest groups

There are a wide variety of special interest groups, each focusing on a particular interest. They are a great way to keep up your favourite hobby or even try out a new one.


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Local older people's forums

Local older people's forums share information, and campaign to influence services affecting people in later life. They also arrange social activities. Make your voice heard on issues affecting later life.


A meeting of older people

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