23,200,000 of us are 50 yrs of age and over, so we could influence the outcome of the election. So let’s challenge the politicians on their policies. Follow us on Twitter for up-to-date information. @hgdover50sforum
We need to use our voice to try to make things better for older people, because we are members of a large population. Just look at the figures …..
There are more people in the UK aged 60 and over, than there are under 18*
23,200,000 people, one third of the UK population, are 50 years of age and over.
3,500,000 people in the UK over the age of 65+ live alone
2,000,000 people aged 75+ live alone; of these, 1.5 million are women.
3,000,000 people aged 80 or over are living in the UK
As Emma Thompson (actress) once stated, ‘The trick is to age honestly and gracefully and make it look great, so that everyone looks forward to it’.
From North Yorkshire Police : ‘Please warn people about this email scam supposedly from British Gas to encourage people to claim back money they say they owe you. It looks genuine. It isn’t. We don’t have gas! Be Careful!’
To see what the communication looks like, please see our ‘Alerts’ page.
A really useful explanation from North Yorkshire Police about how impersonation fraud works. Make sure you don’t get caught out. https://youtube.com/watch?v=fy-RSQfwLDw…
‘Criminals are targeting members of the public with automated calls stating that the recipient has been charged for an Amazon Prime subscription’. For further details, please visit our ‘Alerts’ page.
It’s October, so it’s free wills month. If you are planning to include a gift to specific charities and you are over 55, your will could be written or updated for free. To find a solicitor participating in thie service, please follow this link.
North Yorkshire Police have noticed an increase in the type of fraud whereby a resident or business will receive an email purporting to be from a supplier, for example utility company, solicitor, builder etc informing the resident/business that the supplier’s account details have changed and all further payments need to be paid into the new account. For further details, please visit our ‘Alerts’ page.