Support from Age UK in Leicestershire

Age UK Leicester Shire & Rutland offer lots of support to people in Loughborough...


Men in Sheds – a community venue for men to pursue practical interests and establish new peer networks and friendships: 01509 211 603

Information & Advice drop in – help with issues affecting later life: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10am – midday at John Storer House

Wellbeing groups – day care for older people with physical frailty and/or mental health needs including dementia . Free taster days are available by calling 0116 222 0572


They also have a number of services which operate across Leicester, Leicestershire & Rutland including:

Information & Advice hotline

- support with anything affecting quality of life ( – 4pm, weekdays): 0116 299 2278

Residential & Nursing Home Advisory Service

- for help with care home choice, social services assessment, paying for care etc. (10am – 4pm, Tues – Thurs): 0116 223 7349

Macmillan Cancer Support Service

- support, information, advice and signposting for those affected by cancer: 0116 223 7370/0116 204 6440

Macmillan Bereavement Service

- helps older people bereaved as a result of cancer to cope with their feelings and gives emotional support: 0116 299 2235