Services for the Elderly

Age UK Dacorum 
Tel: 01442 259049

Dementia UK – for advice and support about living with dementia

‘Company, conversation, and support for elderly people who live alone. Visit the website for further information and more local contacts or phone  0800 716 543 if you’re likely to be interested in any of the services on offer.

Company Cafe at Akeman St Baptist Church
Wednesdays 10am to 12 noon. Drinks, cakes, and company – relax and enjoy newspapers, magazines, and a chat. No charge. If you need a lift, or for more information, call 01442 827881 (please leave a message with your telephone number, and we’ll get back to you!)

Royal Voluntary Service
A national voluntary charity dedicated to helping the elderly.

Tring Good Companions Club
A charitable club run for the benefit of its members, who must be 60 or over. Monthly meetings, held on the last Tuesday of every month (2-3.30pm), at the Nora Grace Hall. Tea and refreshments are provided for a small fee, and transport to and from the venue may be available on request. New members welcome – contact: Rosemary, tel: 01442 822158

Day Care and Meals

Day care in Tring – visit the Hertfordshire County Council website:

The “centre in the park” (formerly Hemel Hempstead Day Centre), in Gadebridge Park. Daily support for older people throughout Dacorum. For more information, telephone 01442 262746, or visit their website: www.thecentreinthepark.org

Lunch Clubs & Meals-On-Wheels – see the Hertfordshire County Council website: www.hertfordshire.gov.uk