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Ways to Help Older People + Age Scotland Helpline

Click here for Age Scotland's guide to helping older people during the COVID-19 crisis.

It's been so inspiring seeing communities come together at this difficult time (while staying 2 metres apart!).

If you want to help older and vulnerable people in your community, then here are some suggestions to get started: age.scot/5waystohelp

Our free helpline is here to offer reassurance, information, advice and friendship to older people. Call us today.

0800 12 44 222

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Coronavirus: 5 ways you can help older people.

1: Keep in touch.

2: Lend a hand.

3: Show you care.

4: Useful numbers and contacts.

5: Donate.

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Prior to the coronavirus outbreak most food banks required a referral to use. Some have altered their procedures because of the crisis. Where known, we will state if a food bank requires a referral or

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