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Stories from the people we help

Our helpline provides year-round impartial and confidential information to older people, their carers and families. The positive feedback from our service users shows us just how vital this service is. 

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Reports and Research

We gather insight into older people’s experiences to provide evidence-based information and recommendations to politicians and others about how their work could improve the lives of older people.

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About Dementia

About Dementia is Scotland’s forum for improving lives for people affected by dementia. We work alongside people with lived experience of dementia to shape the policy and practice that matters to them.

Members of the Scottish Ethnic Minority Older People Forum meet with Scottish Government equalities minister Emma Roddick

Scottish Ethnic Minority Older People Forum

The Scottish Ethnic Minority Older People Forum works to influence policy change and challenges inequality and discrimination faced by ethnic minority older people.

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LGBTQ+ Scottish Older People's Network

Our Older People’s LGBTQ+ network works to amplify the voices and uphold the rights of LGBTQ+ people over the age of 50 across Scotland.



We conduct surveys to gather the views of older people on a variety of issues.

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Advantage magazine

Our twice-yearly magazine provides information, inspiration and ideas to empower Scotland's older people, their families and carers.

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Impact Report

We are proud of the work we do and how we support older people in Scotland. Our Impact Report outlines what we achieved together last year.