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Join us for an entertaining and informative talk about getting older by Dr Lucy Pollock

On Friday 11th February, 2pm, Dr Lucy Pollock, a local Consultant Geriatrician and author of 'The Book about Getting Older (for people who don't want to talk about it)' will be giving a talk at The Winter Gardens, Weston super Mare.  Come along to hear what it takes to live a longer, happier and healthier life.  After the talk there will be time for tea followed by a Question and Answer session.

Update on our Office and Working From Home

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In line with the latest Government guidelines our Staff are once again working from home.  We are still open and our services will still be available.

If you call and get an answerphone please leave a message and we will call you back as soon as possible.

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Active Befriending on the News!


BBC West came to film Dot with her Volunteer companion Wendy, and learn about how our 'Walk and Talk' service helps older people regain fitness and confidence post lockdown.

Learn more about our free Active Befriending service

Our Services

  • Information & Advice

    We provide a free information and advice service for older people, their families and carers. 

    We can help with lots of issues. Whatever your question call or email us and we'll try to help.

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  • Ageing Well exercise groups

    Promoting physical activity for mental and physical health and wellbeing, our Ageing Well service usually runs more than 150 exercise classes each week.  Some of our community classes have restarted, and we also continue to offer some online sessions for those who wish to stay fit at home.

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  • Maintenance Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (CST)

    Our new 'Memory Connections' service offers weekly sessions full of activities for people with early-onset or mild to moderate dementia which are proven to initially slow its progress and improve quality of life.

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  • Help with Benefits

    We provide a free welfare benefits service for over 60s in Somerset and North Somerset. If you receive a state pension, we can check to see which benefits you may be entitled to and then assist with forms that need completing.

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  • Falls Prevention

    The effects of a fall on an older person can be devastating both physically and psychologically. Our Falls Prevention team works to help prevent falls.

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  • Scams Advice

    Working in North Somerset, Age UK Somerset has an Anti-Scams Officer jointly funded by North Somerset Council (Trading Standards).

    They are able to give advice by email and telephone on avoiding scams, or what to do if you have been affected by a scam.

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  • Toenail Cutting Service

    We offer clients over 55 a simple toenail cutting service provided by trained staff in a clinic environment.

    This service is available in Somerset but not North Somerset.

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  • Active Befriending

    Our free Active Befriending ’Walk and Talk’ service matches clients with volunteers to go for a short walk and chat from the client's home over 8 weeks. It aims to support older people who would like to benefit from fresh air and being more active but don’t feel very confident and would prefer some company. 

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Somerset Business Awards Shortlisted logo

We are delighted to have been shortlisted as the Charity of the Year in the Somerset Business Awards 2022

Let's move together and improve together!

Many of our community-based exercise classes have restarted!   We are looking forward to welcoming you back.

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Be aware of SCAMS!

Some nasty people are taking advantage of people's anxiety during this time to try to scam them. We've had some information about various scams going round.

Our quality marks

Age UK Somerset has achieved the Age UK Charity Quality Standard (CQS).  The CQS is externally assessed by quality assessment experts, SGS.