Clubs and organisations for older people

There are a variety of clubs and organisations, from national charities offering advice and support, to local interest groups running clubs for older people. 

We offer a range of services for older people, such as:

 Organisation

 Contact information

What they provide 

Age Scotland

0845 1259732

 

Provide confidential, impartial, simple information for free, help people to claim their entitlements, celebrate creativity in later life, promote healthy living and active ageing throughout the year 
Alzheimers Scotland

01786 831171

email

Provide information and support, home support (providing company and help to maintain skills and independence at home, while carer is free to go out), day care in Balfron, Carer support groups in Buchlyvie and Bridge of Allan, Carer education
Demand Response Transport 

Various - please visit Demand Response Transport for all contact phone numbers

Providing on demand transport within certain rural locations in the Stirling Council area.  All Demand Response Services connect to conventional bus services.
Forth Valley Sensory Centre 01324 590888
email
A range of services for anyone with sensory impairment, their carers, families and related service providers
Help at Hand Befriending Project. John Brown 01259 928 088
email
For Older People feeling isolated, lonely or vulnerable in Forth Valley
National Osteoporosis Society 0845 450 0230 (Monday-Friday 09:00-17:00)
email 

Provide caring support and information to enable people affected by osteoporosis to make a positive difference to their lives

 

RVSP Forth Valley handy person service John Brown 01259 928088
email
Supporting minor jobs such as rewiring plugs, hanging curtains or unblocking sinks for older people or people with a disability.
Stirling Walking Network 0300 028 0101
email
Providing volunteer lead walks in local communities
Town Break Stirling 01786 447787
email
Providing support for people with dementia.  Town Break Stirling provide a befriender service and day club in Stirling on Monday and Friday (meeting in the Rehab Hub within Stirling Community Hospital - charge is £4) and a rural day club in Callander on Tuesdays.