06 Sep

Befriending & Telephone Befriending for Age UK North Tyneside

Do you know someone who would enjoy some extra company? Loneliness can affect people in very different ways and even if an older person has family and friends, they may still have times when they may feel lonely or are in need of friendship. Age UK North Tyneside’s befriending services offer older people a chance to…

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04 Jun

‘Safe to be me’ – resource guide from Age UK

Age UK

This resource guide offers practical advice on providing the kind of service in which older lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) people can feel safe to be themselves. This resource is written for anyone working or volunteering in health, social care or the voluntary sector who would like to support older people who are LGBT….

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19 Apr

Could you be an Age UK befriender?

Age UK is looking to recruit befrienders who will support an older person by visiting them in their home environment, once the Coronavirus restrictions ease and it is safe to do so. Until then, your friendship will begin on the phone, making it a great way to get to know the person, make a connection…

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19 Mar

Spring into Action – Age UK North Tyneside’s latest virtual activity programme

Running from 15th March to 30th April, Spring into Action features a range of physical and social activities to keep you entertained this spring, all in the comfort of your own home using Zoom on a laptop, tablet or smart phone. View the timetable of events here

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28 Feb

AGE UK North Tyneside Information & Advice Service

Last year Age UK’s Information & Advice service achieved a total benefit gain of £1,778,026 for North Tyneside residents. They can help with: Welfare benefits, pensions, tax and other financial matters Housing and property Health and Social Care matters Leisure and social activities Family and personal matters Your rights and local services And most other…

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11 Dec

AGE UK North Tyneside recruiting new befriending volunteers

As a befriender you could provide company for a lonely older person in North Tyneside. As you build up and maintain a trusting close relationship over time, your regular social interaction might help someone pursue a new direction in life, open up a range of activities and lead to increased self-esteem and confidence. Your one…

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27 Nov

Active Age Healthy Walks – Walking Bingo!

  We have teamed up with North Tyneside Council to bring you Walking Bingo! It is very easy to get involved and can be enjoyed with the family, or even as a peaceful walk alone.  All the information is on our website: https://www.ageuk.org.uk/northtyneside/activities-and-events/walking-and-strolling-groups/ Download the poster here. Regards Jo LintonCommunity Engagement Officer Bradbury Centre13 Saville…

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20 Oct

Get active with Age Proud Newcastle

October is the month during which older people worldwide stand proud and celebrate their achievements and the contributions they make to society.  Putting a global spotlight on getting older, the World Health Organisation has this year launched its Decade of Healthy Ageing (2020-2030), looking at how people can fulfil their potential in dignity and equality in…

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07 Oct

Age UK North Tyneside winter support services

Age UK North Tyneside has launched a new Winter is Coming campaign to raise awareness of the services they offer that can support people in North Tyneside aged 50+ to ensure that they are taking advantage of the benefits and services they are entitled to. Age UK North Tyneside’s professionally qualified Information and Advice team provides friendly…

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