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Age UK Somerset offers lots of services for local older people, their families and their carers.

 

Age UK Somerset works to make later life better across Somerset and North Somerset.  We have a well established range of services that have been developed over our many years of experience in meeting the needs of older people in our area. 

Use the links to find out more, or contact us by calling 01823 345610 and leaving a message, or emailing. info@ageuksomerset.org.uk.  

Please note: Not all services are run in all areas.

Our services are constantly under review to ensure that they are well run, effective and efficient in their delivery, and consistent with the requirements of our funders.

Let's Move together and improve together!

Many of our community-based exercise classes are restarting and we are looking forward to welcoming you back!

 

Find out more about our exercise classes

  • 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.

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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.

    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.

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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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