Every week they tackle:
Loneliness and isolation
Health and wellbeing
Information, advice and advocacy
Financial support through help with benefits
Age UK Exeter connects with over 5,000 older people each year and directly supports over 1,200 older people every week. They are supported by more than 250 wonderful volunteers.
2016-2017 in numbers
10,731 Day Service places taken up
13,365 lunches served in our café
10,500 Social Activity Group Sessions attended
23,000 Hours of one to one enabling support provided
3,361 Enquiries to our Information and Advice service
2,800 Befriending visits to isolated older people living alone
4,500 Careline calls to people living alone
818 Referrals to our Home from Hospital staff based at RD&E Hospital
90 Families with Dementia supported
11,250 visitors to our reception
30,000 phone calls to our offices
£1,113,445 in unclaimed benefits won on behalf of local older people
What makes Age UK Exeter different
At Age UK Exeter they tailor their services to meet the needs of every individual. The charity is reputable in the city as the place to get support about any issue of later life. They have a can do approach and ALL the money raised stays within the city.
Other ways to support
Attend one of their fundraising events or organise an event event to raise money for them
Join them by volunteering! They accept people from all walks of life, even with the busiest schedules.
Make a one off donation, leave a gift in your Will to the charity or make a regular donation by Standing Order. The possibilities are endless!