Our mission statement: Age UK Plymouth exists to care for and work with older people, those living with dementia and their carers in and around the City of Plymouth to improve their quality of life through the promotion of choice, opportunity and independence.
Our vision: Love later life in Plymouth
Our values: Trusted, compassionate, innovative
By refocusing it’s strategy and prioritising on delivering to support the greatest needs of the community, Age UK Plymouth has seen an unprecedented period of growth over the past couple of years and is becoming recognised in the city as one of the foremost pioneers of reactive innovation.
Over the years the challenges have changed but the spirit of the charity’s values, to be trusted, compassionate and innovative have remained the same. In a city which falls in the top 30% most deprived local authorities in the country, with a third of it's population of over 65s living alone, the most dynamic projects over the past two years have been the charity’s many faceted responses to the cost of living crises and the ever growing strain on the NHS.
We align with the following UN Sustainable Development Goals: