Older People Support




Open Age

Open Age provide a wide range of physical, creative and mentally stimulating activities to enable older people to develop new skills, fulfil their potential and make new friends.

Call 020 8962 4141, email mail@openage.org.uk or visit the website


Alzheimer’s Society

Alzheimer’s society provides support for people affected by dementia. They provide a combination of face-to-face support within telephone and online advice and information by specially trained Dementia advisers.

Call 02084302000 option 2 or visit the website


National Dementia Helpline

This is a national helpline which is open seven days a week and they provide information, advice and emotional support to anyone affected by dementia.

Call 0300 222 11 22 or visit the website


Octavia Foundation- Befriending Service

The service is available to isolated and vulnerable adults aged 18 or above. Individuals are matched with a volunteer befriender who visits once a week for a minimum of six months. A befriender can visit in the person’s own home or provide the support needed to venture out.

Call 0208 354 5532, email raksha.gadhvi@octavia.org.uk or visit the website


Parkinson’s UK

National charity providing support for people with Parkinson’s and their carers. Join their online community on the Parkinson’s UK forum to talk to others about your experiences.

Call 0808 800 0303 or visit the website