Advice

Age UK, Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin –  for advice, information and support
Dental Care – a helpful guide
Disability Rights UK – advice and support
Independent Age – advice and support

Life Coach Directory – find help tackling a range of issues to meet your goals
Live Well – NHS healthy living advice
Living Made Easy – practical advice on daily living equipment
My Choice – An Information and Advice service for adults with care and support needs, (phone only) tel 01952 459252, 9am – 5pm
Medical Malpractice – information about UK Medical Malpractice Laws
Mesothelioma – advice and information for sufferers and their families on mesotheliomasymptoms.commesotheliomaguide.com,
and mesotheliomaprognosis.com

Over50Choices –  personal financial advice
POhWER – advocacy service
Scams – The Little Book of Big Scams
Senior Citizen Liasion Team – safety, crime prevention, victim support and social advocacy

Smart Pensions – a consumer guide against pension fraud and scams
Staying Active in Your Golden Years – lots of advice about exercising and eating well
TRUSTe – information and tips that can help protect your online privacy

 

Campaigns

Age Action Alliance – network of older peoples’ organisations
Age UK – campaign with us
Disability Right UK – campaigning for equal rights and independent living
Save the Clifton – help support the renovation of the old cinema in Wellington

 

Finance

Benefits and Grants Available for OAP’s
Save money on home improvements with disability grants
Choose.net – a price comparison service
Guarantor Loans – free advice about guarantor loans
Seniors Discounts – find where you can find discounts and offers
Turn2us – helping people in financial hardship gain access to benefits, grants and support services
Find a Funeral Plan – reviews, advice and comparison service
Funeralservicesguide.com – a comprehensive guide to local funeral directors, products and services
Which Funeral Plans – unbiased funeral planning advice

 

News

Age UK – Pass it on magazine
The Guardian – Older People News
Mature Times – online news for the over 50’s
NHS News – latest news from the Health Service
NOVA Magazine – Newport and surrounding areas
Putting Patients First –
SaTH NHS Trust news, December 2016

 

Other

Discover Telford – local tourism, meeting venues and volunteering opportunities

 

Services

Age UK, Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin –  for advice, information, support and services
Community Directory -for local services in Shropshire
Counselling Directory – to search for a counsellor or psychotherapist near you
Mental Health Out of Hours Helpline, (phone only) tel 0300 124 0364, Sun – Thurs 6pm – 2am, Fri – Sat 6pm – 6am
Funeralservicesguide.com – a comprehensive guide to local funeral directors, products and services
MyLife –  directory of Adult Social Services in Telford
Property Maintenance Service – Telford & Wrekin Council, tel 01952 381855
Red Cross – support at home services
RAFT – Rights & Fairness Telford
See & Hear Mobile Clinic at Princess Royal Hospital
Shropshire Community Health 

Signal UK – Befriending and Outreach services to help people with hearing loss make the most out of life.
Telford & Wrekin CCG – Telford’s Clinical Group commissioning local health services
Telford & Wrekin Council – local services & administration
Telford & Wrekin CVS – for information about local charities and voluntary groups and volunteering opportunities
Veolia UK – recycling services
Visme – an online planner for family and friends of patients

 

Support

Action on Hearing Loss – advice and support for those with hearing loss
Alzheimer’s Society
Carers Centre – support and services for carers
Counselling Directory – to search for a counsellor or psychotherapist near you
Dementia Sense – listening to people living with dementia
Life Coach Directory – find help tackling a range of issues to meet your goals
Live-in Care Jobs – helps you find a live-in carer
Mesothelioma Group – a community supporting sufferers of Mesothelioma
Multiple Sclerosis Society
National Osteoporosis Society
Prostate Cancer

Red Cross – support at home services
RNIB (Royal National Institute of Blind People)- lots of useful information and advice for people affected by sight loss, whether blind, partially sighted or losing their sight.
Shropshire Deaf and Hard of Hearing Forum
Sight Loss Shropshire
Signal UK – Befriending and Outreach services to help people with hearing loss make the most out of life.

Telford Primary Care Wellbeing Service – information, guidance and talking therapies for mental health problems.
The Glade Sexual Assault Referral Centre
Visme – an online planner for family and friends of patients
WATCH Alarms – 24 hour help at the touch of a button

 

Transport

Arriva Bus Telford –  transport services in the Telford area
Community Transport – operates in areas where there are a number of people experiencing difficulty accessing conventional bus routes, all buses are fully accessible and transport passengers to a local centre.
Concessionary Travel – 
offers a number of different travel opportunities for residents who are age eligible, or people with disabilities who qualify under certain criteria.
Gorge Connectlinks to Ironbridge Park and Ride via the Museum of the Gorge bus interchange and links all Ironbridge museums including Blists Hill Victorian Town.
National rail Enquiries
Non-Emergency Patient Travel
Patient Transport Servicesfor help to get to hospital appointments
Red Cross
 – transport support for people affected by crisis
Royal Voluntary Service – for help getting to GP and hospital appointments, and to the shops
Telford Public Transport – bus and rail information and timetables
Wheels 2 Work – a scheme that helps people to get into, or keep, work by solving their transport problems.

 

Travel

Airport Parking Shop Blog –  articles giving helpful holiday and travel advice and recommendations, including
Adventure Holidays for the Over 55’s


 

 
 

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