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Information & advice

We know that growing older doesn't come with a manual. That's why we provide free information and advice to help you on topics as diverse as claiming benefits to care homes.


  • Money matters

    From claiming benefits and advice on debts to our pension calculator and information on power of attorney.
  • Health & wellbeing

    Information on health conditions and using health services, as well as tips on staying fit and healthy.
  • Home & care

    Whether you need help at home or weighing up housing options or seeking advice on paying for care, we can help.
  • Work & learning

    Information on your rights at work, finding a new job and tips on improving your tech knowledge.
  • Travel & lifestyle

    Find useful travel guides, gardening tips, advice on driving and interviews with inspiring older people and much more.

Contact your local Age UK to speak to get face-to-face information and advice

Befriending services

We combat loneliness through our befriending services, where a volunteer befriender provides companionship to an older person.

About our befriending services

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Sir Naim Dangoor

We are grateful for the generous support of the late Sir Naim Dangoor, CBE, and the Exilarch's Foundation.