Teaching older people to get to grips with technologyAge UK Barnet works with other voluntary organisations in the borough to provide a broad range of activities and services for older people. Whether you are looking for an exercise class, information about benefits, some support with IT or opportunities to make new friends, there’s something happening close to you. Read about our successes of the past year in the 2016 Neighbourhood Services Provider Group year three report


Our befriending service provides companionship and support for the elderly who are lonely and isolated. Visit our befriending pages for more information.

Computer classes and digital technology

Need to learn how to use a computer or other digital technologies? Perhaps you could do with a little help advancing the knowledge and skills you have already. Find out more about how we can help you here.

Cookery classes and dietary support

Helping older people overcome barriers to healthy eating. Visit our cookery classes and dietary support pages for more information.

Falls prevention and health promotion

Preventing falls and promoting healthier lifestyles amongst the over 50s. Find out what we have available here.

Fitness classes

Fun and varied fitness opportunities across the London Borough of Barnet. See our full listings here.

Handyperson service

Minor repairs, adaptions and improvements to help older people live safely and independenly in their own homes. Full information here.

Housing options service

Assisting with informed decisions about housing and care. Find out more about this service here.

Interest groups

Meet new people and make new friends who share your interests. See our list of interest groups across the borough.

Later Life Planning service

This service helpes older people access financial and other assistance they are entitled to. Clients are also signposted to other useful information and services. Read more about this service here.

Practical support

Help and support for older people across the London Borough of Barnet. Full listing here.

Social groups and lunch clubs

Enjoy a meal and socialise with others at one of the many groups in the Borough. Full listing here.

Further information