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Free Wise Guide book

Free guide to social care, finance, health, keeping fit and social activities for older people in the United Kingdom

A free book called Wise Guide: Advice for Later Life is available from Independent Age. Sections in the guide are:

You can read each section of the guide online or you can order a printed copy from the Independent Age website. You can also search the guide by keyword, if you wish.

Independent Age is a charity that provides an information and advice service for older people, their families and carers. This includes advice on social care, welfare benefits and befriending services. The charity also offers invaluable local support, including one-to-one schemes, individual advice and group befriending schemes. You can visit their website to find out more about their services and to read case studies of older people who have been helped by the charity.

If you need help and advice you can visit their website for more information or telephone their advice line on 0800 319 6789. As with all charities, any donation you would care to make would be most welcome. Other charitable services for the elderly are also available.