More than 2 million of the unwaged carers in the UK are aged 65 or over, with almost 400,000 aged 80+. Caring as an older person can bring lots of challenges including loneliness and isolation (Age UK).

There is a wealth of information and on virtual and socially distanced activities through the organisations listed below. To find out more about the organisations in our network, please visit who we are.

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Benefits Blog

28th June, 2022|

Our benefits updates are updated every few weeks to keep carers informed on benefits changes. If you or the person you care for are worried about benefits or have any questions or issues feel [...]

Carers July Workshops

28th June, 2022|

Take a look at our free workshops for carers taking place this July. Being a Carer: Tuesday 5 July, 10am - 12.30pm, Wythenshawe Forum, M22 5RX Welfare and Benefits: Tuesday 12 July, 10.30am - 12pm, [...]

Summer Holidays for Carers

28th June, 2022|

Looking to book a Summer Holiday or just need a break? Carefree Space offer short breaks at minimal cost for full-time carers. There is no charge for the accommodation, but you are responsible for all other costs [...]