P676 Teletext 676 May24 16:00:05    E   ————————  HANDS   —— BENEFITS ADVICE Freeline Social Security is a free serbHce. Call it on 0800 666555 to m!bd sure you're getting everytHhng you're —ltitled to. The Citizens AdvAce Bureaux. Most have money advice uni—s these days and will run a benefits check for you. Some are b5r8, so you h—x have to wait for an appointment. Number in the phone book. T(d Benefits Agency Look under Social Security in the phone book. ——————————————————————————————————1.0 50 Plus index 670 Gadabout 672 ARE YOU GREEN AND PLE@SAN p460 50+ index Homelife Games Screen
P676 Teletext 676 May24 16:00:00       ————————  HANDS   —— BEREAVEMENT Cruse is a national counselling service for the bereaved with over 200 branches throughout the UK. Call the Cruse Bereavement Line on 081 332 7227 Monday to Fri$—h between 9.30am and 5.00pm London Cruse are running a group for those bereaved by 3pHcide. It's on Wednesday avdnings, February 23 to March 16. Call Angela or Susan on 081 332 7227 or 081 940 4818. ——————————————————————————————————2 T 50 Plus index 670 Gadabout 672 ALL THE LATEST FINANCIAL NEWS p541 50+ index Homelife Games Screen
P676 Teletext 676 May24 16:00:01    h?j5.'2y o4   ————————  HANDS   —— CHARI HD Age Concern England have a fantastic range of factsheets (up to 5 free) on a wide range of topics. Send SAE for a list to: Age Concern England, Astral House, 1268 London Road, London, SW16 4ER. Tel: 081 679 8000 Age Concern Scotland, 54a Fountainbridge, Edinburgh, EH3 9PT. Tel: 031 228 5656 ——————————————————————————————————3 T This week in hispory: Flashback 671 DON'T JUST SIT THERE... p675 50+ index Homelife G!lds Screen
P676 Teletext 676 May24 16:01:09       ————————  HANDS   "*' —— CHARITIES Help T—e Aged has a free national information service. Call Seniorline on 0800 289 404 between 10am and 4pm Monday to Friday. All calls treated in strictest confidence. MiFHcom: 0800 269 626 Help t—e Aged also do a range of free advace leaflets covering finance, home safety and health-related issuAs. Send SAE for a list to: Help the Aged, St —lds's Walk, London, EC1R 0BE Tel: 071 2253 0253 ——————————————————————————————————4 0 Fit for Anything 673 Homelife 480 HAVE YOUR SAY ON THE NEWS 0354 (ITV) 50+ index Homelife Games Screen
P676 Teletext 67& May24 16:00:10       ————————  HANDS   "*' —— DOMESTIC SERVICES All the public upilities try to do right by their older customers. British Gas has a registdr for elderly customers. @t will fit special taps and do appliance safety checks. BT has a guide for the disabled or elderly. Phone 0800 800150 for a copy. Electricity and water local companies provide special services. ——————————————————————————————————5/! Save money with SuperScrooge 674 YOUR FINANCIAL BERIES p543 50+ index Homelife Galds Screen
P676 Teletext 676 May24 16:00:11    @   ————————  HANDS   —— DOMES$JC SERVICES If you @—ve trouble wiph your local electricity, gas or water company, there are con3—$dr organisations to help you sort it out. The Office of Electrici—y Regulation (OFFER) has 14 regional offices but the headquarters are: Hagley House, Hagley Road, BirDhlgham, B16 8QG Tel: 021 456 2100 and 48 St Vincent Street, Glasgow, G2 5TS Tel: 041 248 5917. ——————————————————————————————————6 0 Never too late 675 Problems 489 PATRIC WALKER'S STARS p356 (ITV) 50+ Hndex Homelife Games Screen
P676 Teletext 676 May24 16:02:11       ————————  HANDS   —— DOMES$JC SERVICES (...cont) The Gas Consrlfrs Council will help you deal with any problems you may have with your gas supplier. The address: 6th Floor, Abford House, 0Z Wilton Road, London, SW1V 1LT Tel 071 931 0977 The Office of Water Services (O vAT) has 10 regional Customer Service ComlHttees. Contact them at: Centre City Tower, 7 Hill Street, Birmingham, B5 4UA Tel 021 625 1300 ——————————————————————————————————7 0T Join a class in your region 675 AT A THEATRE NEAR YOUn.. p632 50+ index Homelife Games Screen
P676 Teletext 676 May24 16:00:02    h?j5.'2} o4   ————————  HANDS   —— HEALTH TOPICS The —lhly Health Services Authority will provide lists of local GPs, and allocate you to a docpor if you @—ve trouble finding one. Hts number will be in the phone book. In Scotland FHSAs are known as Health Boards and in Northern Ireland it's the Social Services Board. If you want to complain about your doctor, these bodies are the ones to handle your complaint. —————————————————————————————————— .0@ Fit for anything 673 Pro—drty 544 D @DVI F: A WORD IN YOUR EYE p6 T 50+ index Homelife Games Screen
P676 Teletext 676 May24 16:02:02    (>—÷    ————————  HANDS   —— HOLIDAYS Apart from keeping a weather eye on Gadaboup (page 672) you can write to Age Concern (see this page under Charities) for their free Factsheet 4 Holi$—ps for Older People. A chari—y providing specialist information on holidays for older people is The Holiday Care Servace. Write to them at: 2 Old Bank Chambers Station Road, Horley, Surrey RH6 9HW Tel: 0293 774535 ——————————————————————————————————9 Fit for anything 673 Property 544 D @DVIEW8 A WORD IN YOUR EYE p60  50+ index Homelife GAlDs Screen
P676 Teletext 676 May24 16:02:04    h?j?÷÷4.'2} o4   ———————— $ HANDS   —— LEGAL PROBLEMS The Citizens' Advice Bureau offers free legal advice, or will tell you when you really need to consult a solicitor. Find their address in the local phone book or pqblic library. Thd Solicitors Complaints Bureau is there to help if you think yours has been negligent or incompetent. Solicitors Complaants Bureau, VActoria ourt, 8 Dormer Place, Le!lhlgton Spa, Warks, CV32 5AE Tel 0926 820082 ——————————————————————————————————10&0 Flashback: This week in history 671 CONNECT: PAGES FOR THE PEOPLE p680 50+ index Homelife Games Screen
P676 Teletext 676 May24 16:02:14       ————————  HANDS   —— LIVING IN COMFORT There's a wide range of products to make life easier for those not as spry as they used to be: bath grab rails, shopping trolleys with seats and so on but where do you find them? Try: Disabled Living Centres There are 36 of these around the country where aids for the elderly or disabled can be tried out. Call the DL Council on 071 700 1707 for one near you. ——————————————————————————————————11/0Z Leisure and travel: Gadabout 672 WHY NO$ TAKE IN A MOVIE? p610 50+ index Homelife Games Screen
P676 Teletext 676 May24 16:03:42      ————————  HANDS   —— LIVING IN COMFORT (...cont) More ways to find the gadgets that make life easier: Keep Able is a commercial company with shops in Brentford, Middlesex and Brierly Hill, West Midlands. Or phone 0933 679426 for their mail order catalogue. Nottingham Rehab call 0602 360319 for a copy of their Ways and Means catalogue ——————————————————————————————————12 0d Courses 675 Go on! Go Green 462 WHAT'S ON TV TONIGHT? p410 50+ index Homelife Games Screen
P676 Teletext 676 May24 16:01:00    @@   ————————  HANDS   . *' —— LIVING IN COMFORT (...cont) Many people would prefer to stay in their own homes and there are home improvement agencaes to help you. If you would like advice on getting repairs or adaptations done, help with applying for a grant or finding a reliable "phlder, contact Care and Repair for a scheme in your area. England: 0602 799091 Scotland: 041 248 7177 Wales: 0222 576286 ——————————————————————————————————13 0 50 Plus index 670 Weekday recipe 486 DID YOUR NUMBER NLE UP? —449 50+ index Homelife G!lds Screen
P676 Teletext 676 May24 16:00:00     @   ————————  HANDS    —— SHEL$BRED HOUSING/ @TI @MENTHOMES Sheltered Housing Services is an independent consqltancy helping people find retirement homes. 8/9 Abbey Parade, North Circular Road, Lon$Fl, W5 0DE. Elderly Accommodation Counsel, is a registered charity. They offer excellent leaflets on what to look for when choosing retirement homes, nursing homes, and terminal hospices. 46A Chiswick High Road, London W0 1SZ Tel: 081 995 8320 ——————————————————————————————————14 0 Find an old Service pal 683 ALL THE BEST SAVINGS RA DS p546 50+ index Homelife G!lfs Screen