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No One Should Have No One to Turn To

Published on 09 November 2018 03:51 PM

Who do you turn to when times get tough? Your partner, perhaps. Or your family and closest friends. The people you can rely on. The people who are always there for you.

No one to ask when you just don't know what to do next. No one to be there for you when you're facing a crisis. No one to talk to when you're feeling desperately lonely.  Over 2.5 million older people in the UK feel they have no one to turn to for help and support. 

For millions of older people, this is the reality. Every day. Even on Christmas.

At Age UK County Durham, we believe no one should have no one to turn to. Not at Christmas. Not ever.  

With your help we can work to make sure no one struggles without the support they need.

Here in County Durham we’re working as hard as we can all year round to help older people face the different challenges that growing older brings. Whether it’s through our expert information and advice, our social activites or just being somewhere to turn to when things get too tough to cope with on your own. Age UK County Durham provide support, help and advice to thousands of people every year.

How you can help

We want to make sure that we can continue to be here for those who need us the most, but we can’t do any of this without your help. If you want to help change the lives of older people in County Durham, please visit our Get Involved page to find out how you can make a difference.

With your support, we can keep working to make sure that no one has no one to turn to as they get older.

Age UK County Durham provides a wide range of activities and services and your donation will go where the need is greatest.