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Independent Age advice with Covid-19 and other Useful Guidance

With changes to guidance for those shielding and the easing of restrictions from the 4th July, we’re sharing with you the latest advice, support and news from Independent Age to help you and your loved ones stay safe and well.

What these changes might mean for you
We’ve updated our website with the latest COVID-19 information that you might find useful, including a new Coronavirus hub, where you can find information on what the recent changes might mean for you, as well as our FAQs page. Follow link:-


Thank you to the NHS and our key workers
We’ve joined with @togethercoalition for a national moment of thanksgiving. We want to recognise and thank all those who have provided and delivered vital aid during the pandemic. So whether you’re a key worker, volunteer, refuse collector, delivery driver, or supermarket worker – thank you! Your efforts have helped those who needed it. You can get involved by visiting www.together.org.uk


Home Truths – sharing your experiences
As part of our Home Truths series, we asked older people across the UK to share the struggles and the positives they’ve experienced during the past few months with social distancing measures in place. You can view the first part of this video series here.
We will continue to send you regular updates as these measures are changed and the country continues to navigate its way through the easing of social distancing measures. As always, we will continue to advocate and raise your voices on the issues that matter to you most. Follow link:-


Wishing you all the best,

Deborah Alsina MBE
Chief Executive
Independent Age