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New service now launched!

We are excited to announce the launch of 'Memory Connections', our new Dementia Maintenance Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (MCST) Service supporting older people living with mild to moderate dementia.

Let's move together and improve together!

Many of our community-based exercise classes are restarting on the 17th May and we are looking forward to welcoming you back.

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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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  • Friendly Phone Calls

    The Friendly Phone Calls service is a partnership with Somerset Open Mental Health Alliance. Volunteers support older people experiencing isolation and anxiety through a weekly call, to improve their wellbeing. 

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  • 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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  • Ageing Well exercise

    Promoting physical activity for mental and physical health and wellbeing, our Ageing Well service usually runs more than 150 exercise classes each week.  Currently our classes are only available via live video online but we hope to restart face-to-face sessions soon. Contact us to go on our mailing list.

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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

    In Somerset only (not North Somerset) we offer clients a simple toenail cutting service provided by trained staff in a clinic environment. 

    To initially access this service you will need your GP to refer you to the NHS Podiatry Service to check it is suitable for you.

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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.

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