Photo: Elan Valley
by Jane Malvern

Help for Older People

This list was verified in February 2016.

Age Cymru

Welsh branch of the new organisation Age UK, combining Age Concern and Help the Aged. Advice, information, support and practical services to help people stay independent and healthy in retirement.

British Red Cross

Help with care at home after illness, loan of medical equipment/wheelchairs

Powys County Council

Adult Social care - range of publications. Welfare Rights Service. Disabled Parking Badges. Free Bus Passes. Free Swimming for over 60s. Council Tax and Housing Benefits

Department of Work and Pensions

State Pensions, pension credits, winter fuel payments, widow's and bereavement benefits

Government and Public Services

Information about all government departments and public services

Later Life

Website for over 50s who want an active retirement lifestyle by Company specialising in retirement. Pages on travel, health, family, learning, hobbies, special offers. Features and free e-monthly newsletter

Saga

Website for over 50s with pages on Health, Travel & Leisure, Money, Home & Lifestyle, Community, Dating for friends, fun or love. Insurance provider for Home, Car, Caravan, Health

Cruse

Promotes the well-being of bereaved people and to enable anyone bereaved by death to understand their grief and cope with their loss.

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