Later life - older people

Independence in older people is a borough priority, as older people in Tower Hamlets have greater burden of disease and lower wellbeing, compared to regional and national averages.

The Tower Hamlets Connect website has a wide range of information and advice designed to help you to remain independent for as long as possible. This includes information to help you:

For more details, visit the Information and advice pages.

Services for older people

There are many services for older people in Tower Hamlets. These include services providing social activities which will reduce social isolation and loneliness.

One such service is LinkAge Plus which is delivered by a partnership of five local voluntary sector organisations and offers a range of activities and support for older people. For more details visit LinkAge Plus.

For more information on services available for older people, including:

  • information and advice services
  • day centres
  • home care services
  • care homes
  • and much more

visit the Community Directory.