Information Now - Newcastle Older People Website

information and advice website for people over 50 living in Newcastle

What does it do? is the information and advice website for people over 50 living in Newcastle, their families and carers. Information Now helps you to stay informed, make choices, be independent and have an excellent quality of life. Information Now offers information on and signposts to a wide range of services and organisations who can help with a wide variety of topics such as:
  • Benefits
  • Care
  • Consumer
  • Crime
  • Employment
  • End of life
  • Family and relationships
  • Finance
  • Health
  • Housing
  • Legal issues
  • Leisure
  • Transport

Who it is for?

For people over 50 living in Newcastle, their families and carers.

Where it is available?

Local service (Newcastle upon Tyne).

What it costs:

The service is free.

How to access or apply for it:

Please visit
You can share the information articles by email or print them out as handy factsheets.
You can tailor the website to suit your needs. Information Now can be translated into over 50 different languages, it can be read aloud and you change the size and colour of the text.

What to expect then:

You can browse information by category, organisation or by searching the website. The website is constantly being updated so please check the ‘What’s new section’ for the most recently added information.

Additional information:

Information NOW is an initiative of Newcastle's Quality of Life Partnership. The Partnership was established in 2005 to enable older people and agencies to work together to improve the quality of life of older people in Newcastle.

At the centre of the Partnership are the voices and experiences of older people. The Elders Council of Newcastle is the city's older people's forum and is leading on supporting older people across the city to raise issues, tell their stories and put forward ideas.


Info last updated:

Room 2.38, 2nd Floor, Biomedical Research Building, Campus for Ageing and Vitality, Nuns Moor Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5PL