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A1 Homecare Agency

A1 Homecare Agency

Local

We will provide services in their own home, at times convenient to them, and in ways they find most agreeable. We have sound principles for the way we run our service. Central to these is our belief that the rights of se...

Contact: A1 Homecare Agency, 20 St. Helens Road, Bolton, Lancashire, BL3 3NH.
Age UK

Call in Time- Telephone Friendship Service

National

Call in Time aims to reduce loneliness and social isolation in older people by providing them with regular telephone chats.

Contact: Call in Time Telephone Friendship Service, Tavis House 1-6 Tavistock Square, London, WC1H 9NA.
Age UK Bolton

Befriending service

Local

The main aim of the befriending service is to give you and your befriending volunteer the opportunity to spend quality time together, doing things you enjoy doing.This might involve going for a short walk, visiting a loc...

Contact: Age UK Bolton, The Square, 53-55 Victoria Square, Bolton, Lancashire, BL1 1RZ.

Help at Home

Local

Age UK Bolton and Home Instead Senior Care Bolton have come together in partnership to offer a Help at Home service. The service can include companionship, light house work, meal preparation, errands, shopping, changing ...

Contact: Age UK Bolton, The Square, 53-55 Victoria Square, Bolton, Lancashire, BL1 1RZ.
Age UK Bury

Friends Together

Local

Age UK Bury runs four "Friends Together" groups to bring older people together. Our groups are aimed at people, aged 65 and over, who rarely see anyone from week to week or need a little extra support to get out for the ...

Contact: Age UK Bury, The Jubilee Centre, Mosley Avenue, Bury, BL9 6PQ.

Keeping in Touch

Local

This is a telephone service supported by Age UK Bury Volunteers, offering Bury residents over 60 a regular call to have a chat, and answer any queries they may have.   This is a valuable way to help older people c...

Contact: Age UK Bury, The Jubilee Centre, Mosley Avenue, Bury, BL9 6PQ.
Age UK Manchester

Ageing Well

Local

Age UK Manchester is continuing to develop this popular project which is aimed at promoting positive attitudes towards ageing. Our ‘Big Lottery’-funded Ageing Well groups run in many areas of Manchester. It w...

Contact: Age UK Manchester, Canada House, 3 Chepstow Street, Manchester, M1 5FW.

Out in the City

Local

The project continues to support members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community through our innovative ‘Out In The City’ initiative, which is a friendly social/support group for people over 5...

Contact: Age UK Manchester, Canada House, 3 Chepstow Street, Manchester, M1 5FW.
Age UK Oldham

Befriending Service

Local

Our Befriending Service offers friendship and companionship to older people who live alone or who are housebound. People can become isolated for a variety of reasons - ill health disability or social disadvantage - but ...

Contact: Age UK Oldham, 10 Church Lane, Oldham, OL1 3AN.

Get Going Together

Local

Our Get Going Together project encourages older people with long-term health conditions to get more active, both physically and mentally, and therefore become less socially isolated.

Contact: Age UK Oldham, 10 Church Lane, Oldham, OL1 3AN.

Leisure and social activities

Local

We run a number of leisure and social activities for older people in the Oldham area. Over 50s leisure classes Tea dances Older LGBT Group Holidays

Contact: Age UK Oldham, 10 Church Lane, Oldham, OL1 3AN.

Men in Sheds

Local

“A shed is to a man what a handbag is to a woman – both contain all the essentials for surviving in the modern world.” Age UK Oldham’s Men in Sheds project is an initiative funded by the Local Au...

Contact: Age UK Oldham, 10 Church Lane, Oldham, OL1 3AN.

Older LGBT Group

Local

Older lesbian, gay, bisexual and transsexual people want all of the same things in later life as heterosexual older people. This includes staying in their own homes for as long as possible and being treated with re...

Contact: Age UK Oldham, 10 Church Lane, Oldham, OL1 3AN.
Age UK Stockport

Tandem Support

Local

Tandem is a bespoke service tailor-made to each person’s individual needs and situation. Our Care workers can assist with a range of activities including personal practical tasks at home, shopping, domestic support...

Contact: Age UK Stockport, 56 Wellington Street, Stockport, Cheshire, SK1 3AQ.

Wellbeing

Local

For those meeting the criteria for urgent or short-term assistance under the Wellbeing at Home service, these may be provided free, otherwise charges may apply.  Practical support - Handy Help & Gardening - Sho...

Contact: Age UK Stockport, 56 Wellington Street, Stockport, Cheshire, SK1 3AQ.
Age UK Tameside

131 Club

Local

Our 131 Club is a great place to meet people, eat a home-cooked, two-course meal, get involved in fun and interesting activities – and it’s run by a great staff and volunteer team who really care about older ...

Contact: Age UK Tameside, 131 Katherine Street, Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, OL6 7AW.

Cafe 131

Local

Our exclusive Café 131 serves up an array of wonderful dishes for our club members 5 days a week. Each day our team whips up a healthy tasty two course meal and beverages for members to enjoy. Our ingredients are ...

Contact: Age UK Tameside, 131 Katherine Street, Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, OL6 7AW.

Community Support Service

Local

One of our team will complete an assessment with you or your loved one at home to see what support you need and how we can help. Our aim is to support you to live well and thrive.  Who can access Community Support?...

Contact: Age UK Tameside, 131 Katherine Street, Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, OL6 7AW.
Age UK Trafford

Activities and events

Local

Find out here about activities and events taking place at Age UK Trafford. Coffee mornings - Mens Room - Exercise classes - Line dancing - Heath Walks - Afternoon matinee - Silver Surfer Classes

Contact: Age UK Trafford, 1-3 Church Road, Urmston, Manchester, M41 9EH.
Age UK Wigan Borough

Call in Time

Local

A free telephone friendship service. Living on your own can be hard to adapt to - particularly if you've been used to sharing your home or time with others. Not having someone to talk to regularly can be lonely and isol...

Contact: Age UK Wigan Borough, Pennyhurst Mill , Haig Street, Wigan, Greater Manchester, WN3 4AZ.
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