Support for you - health, wellbeing and fitness during the Coronavirus outbreak

Help for older people

Age UK has lots of advice including staying well and what to do if you’re feeling anxious about coronavirus.    

Feeling lonely. You’re not alone. Here are a few helplines you can call

  • Age Scotland’s free helpline for a friendly chat or advice on 0800 12 44 222 (Mon – Fri 9am – 5pm)
  • Silverline free confidential helpline providing information friendship and advice to older people, open 24 hours a day, every day of the year. Call us anytime on 0800 4 70 80 9

Thrive newsletter - the Edinburgh Health and Social Care partnership provides weekly briefings with advice to help you with your mental health and wellbeing.

Dementia advice - The Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership has compiled information and advice for people with dementia and those who care for them during the COVID-19 crisis.

If you’re worried about money our Advice Shop team can talk to you about all sorts of topics including debt, benefits, foodbanks and gas and electricity costs. Call 200 2360 or email [email protected].

The Money Advice Service has free and impartial advice on a range of financial issues, including pensions.