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The 2018 Golden Guide for Over 50s is out now in Northumberland. This popular FREE guide is well known for listing local activities, clubs, social and networks, and carries a wealth of contacts for finding expert help with Health, Care, Community and Money problems.

Find new things to do e.g. walking, wildlife and gardening groups, take up woodwork, singing, sport or make extra cash by starting a business—as many over 50s now do. There is info on befriending schemes, dementia and mental health support, plus help tracing lost money, or claiming your pension or other entitlements.

Look out for the How to Retire in Northumberland feature. If you’re about to retire or already have, find helpful hints about enjoying it, from planning your finances to making the most of your time.

Ask for a copy from…

Libraries; Northumbria Healthcare Care teams; Age UK; Women’s Institute branches; Carers’ Northumberland; Healthwatch; Royal Voluntary Service; Alzheimer’s Society; British Red Cross; Citizens Advice; Golden Age Forum; Practice Nurses and Care Navigators in GP surgeries; selected Boots Pharmacies.

Postal copy

If you can’t get out or can’t find a copy – ring Age UK Northumberland on 01670 784821 and they will post one out to you free. 


The full edition is online at .

For all enquiries please contact either: Heather Alabaster, 0191-386 5918, or email


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