Independent Age: Free advice service for older people

Independent Age is a national charity that ensures that older people stay independent and live well with dignity, choice and control.

They provide free and confidential advice on social care issues including getting help at home, adaptations to your home, finding and paying for care, benefits and local activities to combat social isolation.

There are a series of  ‘Wise Guides’ practical handbooks on money matters, care and support at home, residential care and making the most of the health service packed with information, tips and useful contact details. A range of factsheets can also be downloaded free of charge by visiting or to receive your free copy call 0800 319 6789 or email

or more information, please contact Anna D’Agostino on 020 7605 4223, email or visit