Key organisations helping with ageing

Age UK

Helpline and online advice on a range of issues affecting older people, including parenting/grandparenting, health and wellbeing, loneliness and preparing for end of life.

T: 0800 678 1602 Mon–Sun 8am to 7pm

Cruse Bereavement Centre

Emotional and practical advice for people experiencing bereavement. Volunteers are trained in all types of bereavement and can help you make sense of how you’re feeling right now.

T: 0808 808 1677 Mon 9.30am-5pm, Tues-Thurs 9.30am-8pm, Fri 8.30am-5pm, Sat-Sun 10am-2pm

Online Chat available here

Carers in Hertfordshire

Carers in Herts provide advice and support for carers of all ages in Hertfordshire. They have a helpline, as well as comprehensive information for carers, including Carer Passport discounts and fact sheets on your rights as a carer.

T: 01992 58 69 69

Online Enquiry Form here

Will Aid

Thousands of legal professionals offer free will writing to those who leave a gift to one of their partner charities. You can leave a gift in your will or make an upfront donation – suggested donation is £100 but you are obliged to spend this much.

Online enquiry form here