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Age UK Hertfordshire strive to make later life a fulfilling experience for all. Here you can read the stories of just a few of the people we've worked with.

  • "I had my reservations"

    Caring for her husband while struggling with health issues of her own, Lorraine needed the support of our Information & Advice team.

  • "Everyone is just so welcoming"

    After he lost his wife, living in their home became lonesome for John - but finding new friendships at our Men in Sheds group made a world of difference.

  • "We got our Mum back"

    Noreen's family feared that they had lost her overnight following her dementia diagnosis. But with new friendships at Chalmers Court Day Centre, Noreen has begun to rediscover her confidence.

  • "I'm very grateful"

    Lillian valued her independence but could sometimes get a little lonely. After joining her local 10-3 Club and meeting a Befriending volunteer, Lillian has just the company and conversation she craved.

  • 'I never expected to get so much help'

    Ivy and her husband got in contact with Age UK Hertfordshire about how they can help them through the complicated process of Attendance Allowance applications.

  • 'I feel much safer in my own home'

    Mrs C referred herself to the Hospital and Community Navigation Service (HCNS) asking about a pendant alarm, but once she met with her Navigator, many other issues were uncovered.

  • “Are you worried about a loved one?”

    Mr R suffered from a benign brain tumour which resulted in a lack of co-ordination, balance and hearing issues. Age UK Hertfordshire was able to help him and his wife get their lives back on track.