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Information and advice

We know that growing older doesn't come with a manual. That's why we provide free information and advice to help you on topics as diverse as claiming benefits to care homes.

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Ageing well Survey

To find out what advice and guidance people would like to support their healthy ageing journey, the Public Health Agency NI and the Northern Ireland Frailty Network have asked us to conduct a survey to find out the views of older people. We will use what we learn to design an information guide. You can help by taking our short survey

Key Sections

  • Benefits & Entitlements

    Every year, millions of pounds in benefits - money intended for people on low incomes - are unclaimed by older people in Northern Ireland.
  • Pensions

    Advice on pensions, annuities and retirement planning.
  • Home Safety

    Information on keeping safe at home, including gas and fire safety, protecting yourself from scams and dealing with floods.
  • Housing Options

    Information on housing options - staying in your own home, moving in with family, renting, or sheltered housing.

Age NI Advice Service

Every year our Advice Service deals with thousands of calls from older people in need. Call us today to make sure that you are receiving all the help and support available to you.

Call freephone 0808 808 7575
8am – 7pm 365 days a year

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All the information and advice we provide on the website is free and completely independent, as is our Advice Line that is open 365 days a year.

But demand is going up. We are an ageing population and more people than ever are coming to us for support, which is why we need to ask for help.

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