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Services and Practice

Age UK aims to increase the range and quality of life-enhancing services and vital support available to people in later life. We and our local partners deliver a range of services across the UK.

Spotlight on

  • Fit for the future

    fit for the future is a person centred approach to support older people living with long term health conditions.
  • Testing Promising Approaches

    Local Age UKs are participating in a programme to test and improve loneliness service provisions.
  • Falls prevention

    Age UK works on a wide range of areas around falls prevention. This includes supporting local Age UKs to deliver their falls services.
  • Dementia pilot programmes

    Age UK has launched five new pilot sites supporting local Age UKs across England to enhance pre- and post-diagnosis support for people living with dementia and their carers.


  • Homeshare

    This pilot enables older to stay in their homes for longer by providing accommodation to someone in need, in exchange for help with tasks and companionship.
  • Integrated care

    Age UK's Integrated Care programme brings together leaders to transform services and outcomes for people living with long-term conditions.

Key areas

  • Care and support

    From Experts by Experience to personalisation and supporting carers in later life, we run services that help people in later life
  • Equality and human rights

    At Age UK we believe in a society in which people in later life from all communities have equal access to services, where they are free from discrimination.
  • Computers and technology

    Technology and digital inclusion is about ensuring that people living in later life can make the best use of today’s modern technology to increase their quality of life.
  • Engagement and volunteering

    The engagement of people in later life in the design, development and delivery of services is key to ensuring inclusive and empowering communities in the future.
  • Communities and inclusion

    We encourage service developments and deliver a range of services that are responsive to the changing needs and preferences of people in later life
  • Housing and homes

    Age UK is working to enable older people to remain independent in their own homes for longer and with more confidence
  • Information and Advice

    We enable people to secure their rights and entitlements, make informed choices about public services and play a full role in their communities and society.
  • Money matters

    Both nationally and locally, we provide advice and information on financial issues, help with benefit checks and signpost to other organisations.

'I love the fact we make a difference'

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