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*Free, annual handbook for older people, includes socialising, house and home, health, care and money advice *

Find a wealth of practical information, hundreds of local contacts and how to get help from the experts!


Out and About Social networks....leisure activities....hobbies....sports....volunteering....lifelong transport.

Home and Community Home maintenance....home efficiency....personal....home security.

Health and Wellbeing and mental health information....befriending schemes....local health support groups.... bereavement.

Finding out about Care Support for with independent living....housing options and home care.

Money Matters Help with pensions....welfare benefits.... finding advice on issues.

Copies go out from July to

  • Libraries

  • Adult Social Care teams

  • Care and Connect service

  • Hospital reablement teams

  • GP surgeries (with the Practice Nurses)

  • Healthy Living Pharmacies

  • Age UK North Tyneside

  • North Tyneside Carers

  • Royal Voluntary Service (RVS)

  • Alzheimer's Society

  • Healthwatch

and other charities and groups.

Online edition

Visit the Golden Guide website here

A limited postal service is available from Care and Connect, please ring 0191 643 7474 if you are unable to get out to collect a copy.

Golden Guide office address is The Laurels, 18 Sherburn Road, Gilesgate, Durham, DH1 2JR

The Golden Guide supports the campaign to end loneliness in North Tyneside.

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