There are a variety of services available to assist older people to live independently. Below are some links to the relevant Isle of Man Government’s website:
IoM Government Services for Older Persons – includes information on Day Care Centres, Home Care and how to receive financial support:-
IoM Government External Services for Older People and Adults with learning disabilities – information includes services such as ‘Meals on Wheels’:-
There are a number of charities who aim to enrich the wellbeing of older people:
Age Concern Isle of Man is an independent local charity working to improve life for older people on the Island.
Southern Befrienders is a charity that supports elderly, socially isolated people living in the south of the Island.
Southern Community Initiative aims to tackle isolation and loneliness at its source by bringing people together through thoughtful and well researched community projects. They have a variety of activity groups such as ‘Men in Sheds’ and the ‘Hub Club’. They are based at Thie Rosien (Old Southlands building) at the Four Roads, Port Erin.