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].