Morvern Community Development Company

Lochaline Harbour, Lochaline, Morvern, PA80 5XT

Age UK advice on how to help older people

During this unsettling time, it’s vital to keep in mind those who need us the most. This includes older people, who may be feeling uncertain and in need of help from others. Here are some ways you can be doing to help your older relatives, friends and neighbours, whether with practical stuff like their shopping, or keeping their spirits up at a time things feel challenging. Age UK suggests

Keep in touch

Phone and if you can use video calls to stay in contact.

Lend a hand

With deliveries or other jobs outside the home

Show you care

Write an old fashioned letter, it will cheer up the recipient

Share these numbers

For practical information and advice, call Age UK Advice: 0800 169 65 65

For a cheerful chat, day or night, call Silver Line: 0800 470 80 90