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:


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

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.

Further information

Find more services available for older people on the Community Directory, including: