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Whatever your talent, we have a role for you!

You could boost someone’s well-being by walking and talking, bring people together for fun activities, be a friendly face at our Memory Connections sessions, put a smile on someone’s face with a phone call or put more money into the pockets of those who need it through helping with benefit claims.

Heatwave news

Due to the extreme weather that is forecast from Wednesday 10 to Friday 12th August we have taken the decision to cancel our Stay Strong Stay Steady sessions for everyone's comfort and wellbeing. 

In addition no Active Befriending walks will take place.

Ageing Well exercise classes will be taking place for those who want to attend in the heat, but precautions such as cool clothing and drinking lots of water, are advised.

We are sorry for any disappointment this might cause but we think this is for the best.

Normal service will be resumed on Monday.

For advice on how to stay cool in a heatwave, Age UK have some good tips here

Job Vacancies and Charity Trustee Vacancies

We currently have several exciting Job Opportunities as well as Vacancies for Trustees on our Board.  If you'd like to make life better for older people then please have a look to see if any of our roles are right for you?

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New!  Online Dementia Carers' Support Group

  • Are you an unpaid Carer for a loved one with dementia or memory loss?
  • Would you like to chat with others who understand exactly what you are going through?
  • Would you like to learn coping strategies or just have the chance to let off some steam?

Then join our new group starting 8th September!  Friendly sessions every Thursday 10.30am-11.30am



Our Guide to Later Life in Somerset and North Somerset

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We are delighted to introduce our first Guide to Later Life in Somerset and North Somerset, packed full of useful information to help you navigate later life.

You can view it online, download it or request a paper copy from our office.


View the Guide to Later Life online

Download the Guide to Later Life (pdf)


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.

    Find out more 

  • 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.

    Find out more 

  • 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.

    Find out more 

  • 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.

    Find out more 

  • 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.

    Find out more 

  • 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.

    Find out more 

  • 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.

    Find out more 

  • 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. 

    Find out more


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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.