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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Information on coronavirus, including updates on how you can look after yourself and loved ones, comments from Age UK, and ways you can support older people.

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Emergency appeal: Please donate

Demand for our vital services is increasing rapidly. Please help us be there for older people who desperately need us during this crisis.

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Frequently asked questions about coronavirus

With our services busier than ever, we've decided to answer some of the questions we're being asked the most all in one place.

Coronavirus: a short guide

This information guide looks at the symptoms of coronavirus, how you can reduce the risk of catching the virus and spreading it to others, and how you can continue to look after yourself and others. You can download it here or request a free copy to be sent to you by calling our advice line on 0800 055 6112.

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Joyce's story

Joyce is her husband's carer. Coping was already tough, but coronavirus guidelines have intensified things.

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