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Age UK is the new force combining Age Concern England and
Help the Aged in England.
Age UK operates handyperson services in over 80% of the country. These services offer older people extra help with small practical jobs to make their lives life easier and safer around the home.
If you want a handyman (or handywoman) in, some local Age UKs charge a small fee and some are free of charge.
To find out details of your local Age UK handyperson service please call Age UK Advice on 0800 169 65 65.
Exact handyperson services differ from place to place, but these are the sorts of jobs they can usually help with:
In the following video, Age UK Milton Keynes explains how its local handyperson service helps older people in winter:
How Age UK Handypeople help older people in winter - The Age UK Milton Keynes Handyperson team are doing some amazing work We spent the day with them to see how they help older people in their local area to stay warm and healthy during winterWant to know if there is an Age UK Handyperson near you Contact your local Age UK to see what services they offer httpwwwageukorgukaboutuslocalservicessearchkeywordUserSetLocationLondonTo find out more about Age UKs handypeople services visit wwwageukorgukhandyvan
Many local Age UKs provide handyperson services. To find the contact details for your local Age UK call Age UK Advice free on 0800 169 65 65.
The Foundations website is also a useful way to find out what's available in your area including help and advice with major home improvements.
Set your location to see what Age UK offers in your local area.
Whether it's a 'Staying Warm' pack, or a home visit to check that an older person is safe and well, see just what your donations could buy for an older person to help keep them warm and well this winter.
We have a variety of aids to help you feel safe and move around with ease at home, including stairlifts, personal alarms, bath lifts and assistive furniture.
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