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Older People's Helpline - 0845 125 9732
The Scottish Government is working to enable older Scots to live healthy, active and independent lives. It works with the UK Government to tackle pensioner poverty and providing security and dignity for older people is central to its social justice agenda.
The Scottish Government wants older people to have the services they need, and to be involved in the planning of those services.
A long-term strategy was published on March 9, 2007, outlining the opportunities and choices available to people as they get older and addressing the issues of an ageing population.
Giving older Scots the opportunity to live independent lives.
Public transport and concessionary travel information.
Information on healthcare and healthy living advice.
Supporting older people to stay in the community.
Information and advice on pensions and entitlements.
Initiatives aimed at improving homes and keeping them warm.
Social justice for older people.
Ensuring older people have a say on issues that affect them.
Page updated: Friday, March 04, 2011