Age UK Carlisle and Eden is a local independent charity working in the community to support older people, their families and carers. We want everyone to be able to love later life.
Our volunteers come from all age groups and offer a great variety of skills. Volunteering is an opportunity to give time and commitment to improve the quality of life of others, and contribute positively to your community.
Compass In Cumbria. The Compass In Cumbria helpline 01228 633331 is a one stop shop for independent information and advice for anyone in the Carlisle and Eden area who is aged 50 and over. Where a client could benefit from more assistance, we can arrange a home visit by one of our Case Workers who are able to provide face to face support and complete a holistic assessment of needs - to improve their health and wellbeing and maintain independence.
Age UK Carlisle and Eden together with Cumbria County Council have launched a new fall prevention campaign ‘Get Up and Go’ to promote simple steps that can be taken to avoid falls and raise awareness of the types of exercise people should be taking to prevent a fall.
The Home Support Service is a chargeable service for people living in Carlisle and Eden area, who need help to do the jobs they are no longer able to do alone.