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We want Scotland to be the best place in the world to grow older so we work with older people to campaign and influence decision-makers on the issues that matter most to them.

Find out about our current campaigns and how to get involved below.

Minister for Older People - Campaign

Bring back a Minister for Older People

We are calling for the new leader of the SNP and First Minister of Scotland to bring back a named minister for older people when they form a new government.

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Older People's Champions

We believe that every one of Scotland’s 32 local authorities should appoint a Councillor as an Older People’s Champion. We are working with the Scottish Older People’s Assembly (SOPA) on a joint campaign to make this happen.

Check in cash out - older man with graphic

Check in, Cash out

Every year hundreds of millions of pounds in vital financial support goes unclaimed by older people in Scotland. Our "Check in, Cash out" campaign aims to raise awareness and increase take-up to help older people live well.

Commissioner launch

Commissioner for Older People

Along with a number of other organisations, Age Scotland is campaigning for a Commissioner for Older People for Scotland.