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Silver Line (The)

The Silver Line is the only free confidential helpline providing information, friendship and advice to older people, open 24 hours a day every day of the year.

Area serviced:
Nationwide
Telephone:
0800 470 80 90
Opening times:
24 hrs a day, every day of the year
Who is it for:
Older people
Sector:
Public

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Connect with the people around you. With family, friends, colleagues and neighbours. At home, work, school or in your local community. Think of these as the corner of your life and invest time in developing them. Building these connections will support and enrich you every day.
Information as a concept has many meanings, from everyday usage to technical settings. The concept of information is closely related to notions of constraint, communication, control, data, , instruction, knowledge, meaning, mental stimulus, pattern, perception, and representation
A term used for elderly people.
A group of people who are available to support one another emotionally, socially, and sometimes financially.
A helpline was originally a telephone service which offers help to those that call. Many helpline services now offer more than telephone support - offering access to information, advice or customer service via telephone, email, web or SMS.