Age UK Redbridge, Barking & Havering exists to improve and maintain the quality of life for older people living in the London borough of Redbridge, Barking & Havering. We seek to achieve this aim by:
- Ensuring that older people have dignity, respect, choice and that their voices are heard
- Ensuring that services are provided in a sensitive and approachable manner
- Being a focus of advice and help for older people
We operate an Advice and Information Service which is free, independent and confidential to older people, their relatives, carers and friends. The also provide information on issues affecting older people such as welfare benefits, community care, leisure and health. Criteria for accessing this service is over 50.
In addition, we have a social group called Di’s Diamonds, where people can meet up, make friends and do different activities together. For example, bowling, cinema, tea dances etc.