Organisations & Charities
see also Local services
on Elder Abuse
National organisation aiming to prevent the abuse of older people by raising awareness, education, and research. Includes activities, volunteer programmes, and conferences.
UK's largest organisation working with and for older people. Promotes the well being of older people. Includes factsheets on topics from health and housing, to statistics and reading lists.
for Policy on Ageing
An independent centre of research and reference, aiming to inform and influence service providers, by discovering and advocating what older people themselves want and need.
National charity which seeks to relieve the anxieties, problems, and sometimes injustices, faced by elderly and terminally ill people and their pets.
of the Elderly
A charity that supports older people with a national programme of welfare and grants. Also, community-based services include home support and home visiting services.
A charity which addresses finacial, social and information issues facing older people.
Advisory Committee on Older and Disabled People
ACOD Represents the interests of older and disabled people on broadcasting, telecommunications and spectrum issues, to ensure that Ofcomâ€s policies and practices take their views into consideration.
for the Elderly
National organisation of lawyers who are committed to providing and promoting robust, comprehensive and independent legal advice for older people, their family and carers.
for Life (VfL)
Improving the quality of life for older vegetarians and vegans.
Wise Owls are a UK Over 50s employment, training and support organisation..