Would you benefit from free, impartial, independent and confidential information or advice to help you or a loved one enjoy later life?
Money and Benefits
Our team are able to advise whether you might be entitled to specific benefit entitlements, claim specific allowancess and help with pension queries as you reach later life.
Over the last few years we've been able to help older people claim back over £700,000 in entitlements that has made significant differences to their lives - from assurance to keeping the heating on, eating properly or that little something that they've always looked forward too!
“I can now make plans to become more independent”
Due to the complexity of the assessement an appointment will be required and can be arranged at either our office or at your home, and could last up to 2 hours. Specific instructions will be provided by our team depending on your circumstances.
Not knowing what your options are when it comes to moving for the last time can add unwanted stress and pressure to an already difficult situation. Our team will help you with deciding what you should consider and put you in contact with someone who can go through the process with you in more detail.
Alternatively, if you're looking for support with maintaining your independence at home, either through gardening or small DIY jobs, or require some guidance and support when communicating with private landlords please get in touch.
Our team is here to help you access the services you need for later life We can help explain issues surrounding residential and non-residential care through to deciphering pension plan option and retirement.
If your query relates to Power of Attorney or will making, we can offer advice and provide you with a list of specialist contacts. We are not able to provide financial advice or recommend specific businesses.
Isolation and Loneliness
Our team can provide specific information and advice about alleviating loneliness.
Whether you're feeling alone or have family and friends, clients or patients that you're concerned about, give us a call and we can discuss how Age UK Southampton can help by either referring to our other services, or direct you to other organisations that provide appropriate support.
Socialising is an important element of later life but can often become difficult due to mobility or knowing whereabouts to go.
Free Age UK leaflets are available for you to take away that provides key contact numbers for organisations associated with matters relating to social activity. We also have a selection of additional local flyers and leaflets that will help you to get support within the city.
Contact us by phone 023 8036 8636 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or drop into the office between 10am-4pm Monday to Friday for more information