How can Volentary and Pressure Groups help meet the needs of Elderly People?
1. Socially: Volentary office staff who offer information and adivce on topics like benefits, heating options or healthcare.
2. Local communities organise events for the elderly eg bingo, painting. Helps develop friendships, chance to socialise.
3. Economically by giving money to develop services for elderly people. Offer advice on heating, insulation, benefits.
4. Politically by acting as pressure groups standing for elderly rights eg abuse or higher pensions. Also carry out research, and investagations which can he used to support campaigns or political parties.