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Age Exchange

Age Exchange

Charity information

Age Exchange

Age Exchange is the UK's leading reminiscence charity. We specialise in the use of reminiscence to improve the lives of those with dementia and their carers. This, coupled with a community hub in the heart of South East London, helps to combat loneliness and isolation through bringing generations together, providing activities for older people, intergenerational theatre productions, running a community library and a not for profit cafe and volunteering opportunities to promote active ageing.

Founded 1983

  • Mission statement

    Our mission is to change lives through reminiscence, improving health and wellbeing.

    Our Goals:
    1. To reduce isolation and loneliness
    2. To promote intergenerational understanding
    3. To improve the quality of life and care for older people and those with dementia
    4. To support carers to maintain their own health and wellbeing

    Our values
    Age Exchange strives to be person-centred, creative, open and inclusive in all that we do. We believe that these values are central to health and wellbeing.

    Person Centred
    People are at the heart of everything that we do. We believe that focusing on the individual, their stories and experiences is the cornerstone of reducing loneliness and improving wellbeing.

  • Aims

    Age Exchange aims to:

    • Develop programs to improve the quality of life and care for older people and those with dementia
  • Overview

    Established: October 1983

    Registered Charity Number: 326899

    Full time staff: 2

    Part time staff: 9

    Volunteers: 117

    Phone number: 02083189105

    Address: 11 Blackheath Village SE3 9LA

    View charity accounts on the Charity Commission website
  • "Including Everybody"

    To radically improve disabled facilities and accessibility in our two buildings.