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Age Scotland’s free community workshops

Online benefits workshop

7 May 2024

Did you know that Age Scotland offers free workshops on a range of topics, including dementia awareness and inclusion, rights-based training for unpaid carers, energy matters, social security, and health and wellbeing?

Take a look below for a list of upcoming dates available to book now. We’d love to welcome you along.

Unlocking your entitlements: benefits for people over State Pension age

This workshop aims to raise awareness of the common benefits that support older people, including Pension Credit, Attendance Allowance, Carer’s Allowance and Carer Support Payment, Housing Benefit and Council Tax Reduction. It covers the main rules, how to make a claim and what to do if something goes wrong.

Attendance Allowance: completing the form

This workshop aims to help anyone who intends to complete an Attendance Allowance form, for themselves or for someone else. It will give you information, strategies and tips to make the process more simple and less daunting.

Energy Matters: energy and cost of living advice

This workshop covers a range of topics including saving energy and money, accessing benefits and financial support that could help with fuel bills, and options for energy-efficient heating.

Preparing for a Power Cut

This workshop covers making an emergency plan, preparing an emergency survival kit and knowing where to get help and information, as well as many other useful hints and tips.