Featured Local Information and Services

Featured Local Information

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Housing Options

Click "View Housing Options PDF" below to see a guide to housing options for older people in Scotland.The guide includes useful information on buying a home, selling your home, renting a home and much more.

View Housing Options PDF
Local Suppliers

Click "View PDF" below to see a list of local equipment suppliers. The PDF includes the company name, address, contact details, and website (if available).

Local Suppliers PDF

Dementia Friendly East Lothian

East Lothian’s Dementia Friendly Communities are wholly community led and run.

Dementia Friendly East Lothian provides whatever support and encouragement communities need to help them realise their aspirations in whatever way we can.

Please log onto the website for information or to share information on your own dementia friendly events.

Visit Dementia Friendly East Lothian website
Independent for Longer

Independent for Longer is a website that showcases real life examples of Technology Enabled Care Services through the eyes of individual service users. Technology Enabled Care Services are designed to empower individuals to support themselves. These services come in all shapes and sizes, but this website focuses on Telecare.

You can share your story and also read stories from other people.

Visit Independent for Longer

Telecare

You can get help from the East Lothian Community Alarm Telecare Service.

Telecare Benefits PDF East Lothian Community Alarm Telecare Service PDF
Telecare Self-Check Online Tool

Telecare is the use of discreet equipment that can help tell someone if there is an emergency or if you are having difficulties in your home. Try the Telecare Self-Check Online Tool to find advice and guidance related to your needs.

Telecare Self-Check Online Tool

Home-visiting Opticians

The following PDF contains details on home-visiting opticians in East Lothian and the surrounding areas.

Home-visit Opticians PDF

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