There are lots of benefits in keeping connected, from building positive relationships to taking part in group activities, all of which can play a huge part in maintaining and improving your mental and physical well-being.

Independent Age provides free information and advice for older people and their families on care and support, money and benefits and health and mobility, along with friendship services to relieve loneliness.  They have lots of suggestions about how to stay connected on their website @

Their website is generally an excellent source of information and advice.

They also have a freephone Helpline 0800 319 6789

Published On: September 4th, 2023 / 0.5 min read / Views: 274 /


The BBC Pensioners’ Association now sees itself as a critical friend of the BBC and tries to support the BBC in these changing times.

The BBCPA sets out to protect the interests of its members; BBC pensioners. We have a strong, working relationship with the BBC and the BBC Pension Trust Ltd.