Age UK Shropshire Telford & Wrekin have brought together information and advice for older LGBT+ people.
Age UK provide information and advice for older lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT+) people to help you understand your rights and how to deal with discrimination.
Age UK have also produced an information guide to help older LGBT+ people navigate some of the issues of later life. The guide is called AgeUKIG02: LGBT+ and you can download it for free, from the Age UK site.
Information and advice
Age UK Shropshire Telford & Wrekin offers a free and confidential information and advice service for older people, their families and carers on 01743 233 123.
SAND (Safe Ageing No Discrimination)
SAND is a community organisation whose goal is to improve the experiences and increase the expectations of LGBT+ people as they age in Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin. SAND visualises a future where lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people in Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin are fully integrated into the community; a community that values their experiences, meets their needs and offers appropriate personalised care as they age.
Age UK Shropshire Telford & Wrekin works with SAND to offer a telephone befriending service called Reach, which offers older LGBT+ people a regular confidential phone call with a friendly trained volunteer.
If you’d like to find out more about Reach, call Age UK Shropshire Telford & Wrekin on 01743 233 123 or email email@example.com