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  • Why call it care when nobody cares?

    4,041 views 4 months ago
    We asked 127 older people and their families, around the country, about the social care system, its successes, failures and how it could be improved.

    The social care system is failing people in this country. Show them somebody cares.

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  • Our campaigns | Age UK Play all

    At Age UK we work with you, our supporters, to influence decision-makers on issues that affect older people, such as our underfunded care system and loneliness.

    Find out more: http://bit.ly/2NGmbs9
    • Social Care, Jenny and James' story | Age UK - Duration: 3 minutes, 51 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 7,775 views
      Jenny and James talk about the difficulties they had arranging social care for James. Find out more about Age UK's campaign for better care at http://bit.ly/2P9tXN1

      To keep up to date with all our...
    • Social Care and the Unmet Need | Age UK - Duration: 2 minutes, 1 second.

      • 2 weeks ago
      • 152 views
      Tell your MP why they should care about care: http://bit.ly/2JWTi8W

      To keep up to date with all our work follow us on:
      Facebook: http://bit.ly/2NO50VV
      Twitter: http://bit.ly/2v7LjjQ
      Instagram: htt...
    • Peter's Painful Journey | Age UK - Duration: 3 minutes, 49 seconds.

      • 3 months ago
      • 673 views
      Peter has spent £720 on taxis to hospital in the last 18 months because there is not a direct bus to his nearest hospital and despite being in very poor health, doesn’t qualify for hospital provide...
    • Why call it care when nobody cares? - Duration: 3 minutes, 6 seconds.

      • 4 months ago
      • 4,041 views
      We asked 127 older people and their families, around the country, about the social care system, its successes, failures and how it could be improved.

      The social care system is failing people in th...
    • The life of a Big Knit hat - Duration: 65 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 222 views
      Age UK is teaming up with Innocent again for this year's Big Knit. We're going for 2 million hats this year and we can’t do this without you. For every behatted smoothie that gets sold, Age UK rece...
    • Cancer in later life - Doreen's story - Duration: 4 minutes, 30 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 2,929 views
      In this video Doreen Shotton (a Director at Age UK Mid-Mersey) shares her experiences of developing cancer in later life. For more information on cancer in later life, visit http://www.ageuk.org.uk...
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    • Gogglebox stars June and Leon join Age UK campaign to help end loneliness - Duration: 41 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 13,890 views
      More than one million older people don’t talk to anyone for over a month. For Gogglebox stars June and Leon this is unimaginable. Here they share how fortunate they feel to have each other. Find ou...
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    • No one should have no one at Christmas - Duration: 62 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 3,134 views
      More than a million older people go for more than a month without speaking to a friend or family member. Text CHRISTMAS to 70111 to give £3 and help answer a call to the Age UK Advice Line. To find...
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    • Age UK Christmas Appeal 2015 #ManOnTheMoon - Duration: 51 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 243,743 views
      1 million older people go more than a month without speaking to anyone. Donate now to help Age UK be there for lonely older people: http://bit.ly/donatemoon

      Your donations could help Age UK provid...
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    • Campaign for warm park homes - Duration: 114 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 918 views
      There are over 100,000 older people across England and Wales living in park homes, which are often poorly insulated and freezing cold in winter. Government schemes to improve the energy efficiency ...
    • How older people are affected by cold weather - Duration: 3 minutes, 24 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 11,063 views
      This short animation aimed at professionals working with older people explains how older people are affected by cold weather, and what professionals can do to support them with these issues. To fin...
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    • Charles' story | Age UK - Duration: 90 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      • 19,143 views
      Hear Charles story and learn why human rights for older people is such an important matter. Find out more about the work Age UK do: http://bit.ly/2NIWTtK

      To keep up to date with all our work follo...
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  • Our information and advice | Age UK Play all

    We provide free information and advice to help you on a whole range of topics from claiming benefits to care homes.

    Find out more: http://bit.ly/2Lw83UZ
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  • Our services | Age UK Play all

    We provide life-enhancing services and vital support to people in later life. We and our local partners deliver a range of services across the UK.

    Find out more about Age UK's services: http://bit.ly/2JPWAus
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  • Our events and challenges | Age UK Play all

    Have fun and raise money to help older people at the same time. Whether you want to run, cycle, take an extreme challenge or join one of our special events, there's something for everybody. Take a look at what's on offer.

    Find out more: http://bit.ly/2A60uQn
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  • Joining Forces | Age UK Play all

    Age UK is Joining Forces with the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust and SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity, to help veterans born before 1950 and their families and carers. Take a look at some of the services we offer.

    Find out more about Joining Forces and Age UK: http://bit.ly/2uLKIoK
    • Stuart explains why being a befriender is so important - Duration: 46 seconds.

      • 9 months ago
      • 5,571 views
      Stuart is a befriender to an older veteran through Age UK Nottingham. He visits him every week and it brings him so much joy.
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    • Edward and Mike's story - Duration: 4 minutes, 51 seconds.

      • 9 months ago
      • 1,051 views
      Edward explains why he had to jump out a Lancaster bomber and Mike tells us why his friendship with Edward is so important.
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    • The Veterans Cafe at Age UK Darlington - Duration: 109 seconds.

      • 9 months ago
      • 419 views
      The attendees at Age UK Darlington's weekly Veterans Cafe explain why it's so important to them and the support they give each other.
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    • Joining Forces Coffee Morning | Age UK - Duration: 2 minutes, 12 seconds.

      • 1 month ago
      • 129 views
      Joining Forces Coffee Mornings help connect older veterans across the UK. For more information head to: http://bit.ly/2v2FcOC

      To keep up to date with all our work follow us on:
      Facebook: http://bi...
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  • Help us end loneliness | Age UK Play all

    Most people will feel lonely at some point in their lives. It’s a deeply personal experience that - in most cases - will thankfully pass. But for a growing number of people, particularly those in later life, loneliness can define their lives and have a significant impact on their wellbeing.

    Find out more: http://bit.ly/2A3byxP
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  • Love Later Life | Age UK Play all

    Age UK is here to help everyone make the most of later life and we aim to make people think differently about getting older and challenge negative stereotypes about ageing.

    Find out more about Age UK's vision for later life: http://bit.ly/2A3byxP
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