Welcome to the website of Age UK Somerset

Age UK Somerset is your local Charity which works to make later life an enjoyable and fulfilling experience for older people in Somerset and North Somerset.

Take care in the cold!

The weather forecast is not good over the next few days so please DO remember –


  1. If you are elderly, try and keep warm by ensuring you keep an eye on your thermometer and keep your living room temperature at 21 degrees c and your bedroom at 18 degrees c
  2. If you are elderly, use a hot water bottle to keep warm, even during the day
  3. If you are elderly, have a hot drik regularly throughout the day
  4. If you have elderly neighbours, pop in to see if they are ok and offer to get any shopping they might need
  5. If you have elderly neighbours, could you offer to take round a hot meal for them?


Cold weather is a prime cause of preventable deaths among the elderly. Let’s all be a good neighbour and do what we can to help during this cold snap.


Click here for more cold weather advice

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Finding your Feet title
with Age UK Somerset


Finding your Feet film
Finding your feet - which features an all-star cast - tells the moving story of how, as she approaches her 60th birthday, lead character Sandra, played by Imelda Staunton CBE,  transforms her life and faces the highs and lows that can come with getting older.  You'll laugh, you'll cry.....and then you'll want to meet new people by joining a fun Age UK Somerset activity group!

  Click here to find out more and for a chance to win a trip to Rome!

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  • Stay on your toes in Taunton Deane!

    Click here to learn more

  • Get moving in Mendip!

    Whether you are in Coleford, Beckington, Evercreech, Frome, Shepton Mallet, Street or Wells, we have a gentle exercise session just for you!
    These fun sessions are specifically designed for anyone over 50.

    Click here for more info

  • Whiff Waff in Watchet anyone?

    We have a diverse range of gentle exercise and social sessions in West Somerset.  Fancy having a go at Table Tennis?  Tea Dancing?  Or improving your balance with Tai Chi?  No need to book, just come along and give it a try.

    Click here to see all the sessions

  • No excuses in the North!

    All across North Somerset from Portishead to Weston super Mare, we organise a variety of sessions to help you Stay Steady and get fitter. These sessions are open to all and include Yoga, Chair-based exercise and livelier Movement to Music.

    Find out more

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