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We have information and advice for you and the older people you support. Browse the range of topics or sign up to our monthly professionals newsletter.

Information for older people

We've pulled together our most popular information and advice topics to help you support older people. If you can't find what you're looking for here, use the search bar at the top of the page to search the range of topics.

See our information guides and factsheets

We have over 40 information guides and over 50 factsheets on a range of topics. You can download and share online copies or order print versions free of charge.

Local support

Our local directory search tool can help you find out what services might be available in your area, run by your local ϲֱ쿪. 

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Other areas of support 

Our national telephone services support older people across the country, every single day of the year – from advice about money and housing to a friendly chat if they're feeling lonely. 

Phone icon For telephone friendship

If an older person you support is feeling lonely and missing the joys of regular conversation, they can sign up to our Telephone Friendship Service for a telephone friend.

Phone icon For further advice

If the older people you support need specialist advice on any of the topics listed above, they can call our free advice line on 0800 678 1602. Lines are open 8am - 7pm, 365 days a year.

Phone icon For 24/7 support

Whatever time of day or night it is, if the older people you support are feeling lonely or need support, they can call the Silver Line Helpline on 0800 4 70 80 90. Lines are open 24/7.

If you have a few more minutes...

Below are other parts of the website that we think may be of interest to you, as a professional supporting older people. 

Cost of living hub

We've brought together information and advice to help your patients manage the cost of living – from coping with rising costs to looking after their health.

Visit the hub

Scams advice

If you're worried that an older person you support has been scammed, or is at risk, our information and advice can help.

Find out more

Our research

We conduct research to make sure our work supporting older people is backed up by evidence and data.

See our findings

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For regular updates on the latest information and advice and ways we can help you support older people, sign up to our monthly newsletter. 

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