Older People

For advice on Older People please see the information below 

Local Advice

  • Age Cymru

    Age Cymru – National charity for older people.

    COVID Update: offering a ‘check-in-and-chat’ telephone service for anyone over 70 in Wales who lives alone.

  • Age Cymru West Glamorgan

    Age Cymru West Glamorgan – offering a free telephone service for people over 70 or people 50 and living with a health condition or disability to help people get urgent supplies, access services or simply chat.

  • Alzheimers Society

    Alzheimers Society – Charity for those living with dementia and their carers.

    COVID Update: Get information and advice on coronavirus and people affected by dementia.

  • Care & Repair Western Bay

    Care & Repair Western Bay – a charity supporting & assisting older, disabled & vulnerable people.

    COVID Update: Our Casework and Technical home visits to complete Healthy Home Checks and Falls Risk Assessments have ceased for the time being and we are providing a comprehensive telephone based service still offering advice and guidance.

    As part of our response to the Coronavirus situation we are offering a telephone befriending service to all of our clients aged over 70 or self isolating who want a “how are you?” keeping in touch phone call.

    Our handypersons are completing urgent, essential and hospital discharge works when needed, following all guidelines and with the appropriate PPE.

  • Musical Memories

    Musical Memories – for dementia patients and carers.

    Watch our YouTube channel here

    COVID Update: Musical Memories with Ros Evans, daily session on Youtube. Musical Memories Choir have made a CD for people living with dementia to enjoy at home. Contact Helen Hunter who will post CDs.

  • The Silver Line

    Free confidential helpline providing information, friendship, and advice to older people, open 24 hours a day every day of the year.

Frequently Asked Questions


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