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Age UK Shropshire Telford & Wrekin have put together a list of websites and links to information that we think you might find useful.

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Age UK

Age Co

Age Co is owned by Age UK and provides products and services to meet the needs of older people and raise funds for the charity at the same time.

Care Quality Commission

If you care for a loved one and are thinking about care options now or in the future, Care Quality Commission reports and ratings can help you make informed decisions about care.

IAM RoadSmart

Offering a Mature Driver Review, a relaxed, one-hour session with an expert to review your driving skills and give you the confidence to carry on driving and maintain your independence.

SSAFA: The Armed Forces Charity

Providing welfare, health and support services, for the UK military's serving personnel, veterans, and their families.


Computer skills for all

Shropshire Council have put together a list of available help and support for those looking to start using a computer.

Forum 50+

Forum 50+ is a small charity supporting people over 50 in the Telford & Wrekin area, helping them to maintain wellbeing and independence through increased access to information, support, activities and opportunities to build new connections and engage in social activity within their communities.

Shropshire Community Directory

A comprehensive database with up-to-date information on community groups, clubs, societies and organisations.

Shropshire Community Transport Consortium

A a group of nine community transport organisations, covering different areas in Shropshire.

Shropshire Larder

The Shropshire Larder website provides information and advice on how to access free or low cost food in Shropshire.

Trading Standards Accredited (TSA)

Trading Standards Accredited (TSA) is operated by Telford & Wrekin Council's Trading Standards Service. TSA seeks to help people find local traders and businesses who agree to do a good job at a fair price and commit to providing good customer service. Members must sign up to a comprehensive Code of Practice.

Health and disability

Dementia Friends

Become a Dementia Friend to understand a bit more about dementia, and the little ways you can help.

FreeDem Films

FreeDem Films aim to increase public and professional awareness around the important issues of memory loss and brain health while at the same time tackle the stigma and fear that can accompany a diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease and dementia in later life.

Healthwatch Shropshire

Healthwatch Shropshire work to help people get the best out of their local health and social care services, whether it's improving them today or helping to shape them for tomorrow.

Healthwatch Telford and Wrekin

Healthwatch Telford and Wrekin listen to the local community, hearing about their experiences of health and social care services across Telford and Wrekin, and use this feedback to help improve services for everybody.

Join dementia research

Join dementia research is a place to register your interest in participating in dementia research. Anyone, with or without dementia, can register as a volunteer.

Mental Capacity Act

Information about the Mental Capacity Act from Shropshire Council.

PALZ UK (Professionals With Alzheimer's)

PALZ UK provide people who have held challenging and demanding jobs and who are now living with dementia, with a social environment that relates to their previous working environment of peer support and mental challenge. These meetings aim to increase self-respect and confidence as well as providing mental stimulation.

Physical activity guidelines for older adults

NHS advice on how much physical activity adults aged 65 and over need to do to keep healthy.

Quick Quarantine Games

Free games to download and print out. The games have been adapted so they can be played over the phone without having to be able to see the other person.

Shropshire Disability Network

The place for disability information in Shropshire.

Shropshire Support Finder

Directory of adult care and support services available in Shropshire.

Suicide prevention resources in Shropshire

Information about suicide prevention resources available in Shropshire.


Telford & Wrekin Carers Centre

Offering free support, information and advice to carers in Telford & Wrekin.


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.


Information and support for LGBTQ+ communities and their allies.

Stonewall: Lesbian, gay & bisexual people in later life (leaflet) (PDF, 400KB)

Stonewall: Working with older people (leaflet) (PDF, 483KB)

Trans Unite

The Trans Unite website allows members of the transgender and non-binary communities to find a support group local to them (or even an online-only group).

Further information

Related pages on our website