Benefits for Over 60’s in Farnborough and Surrounding Areas

Discover the golden perks of life in Farnborough and its surrounding areas, where vibrant communities, health and wellness programs, and enriching activities await to enhance

The elderly of Farnborough have a multitude of benefits as their golden years unfold, ranging from transport to food discounts – In today’s blog, we will be creating a list of the range of opportunities that await the elderly in the vibrant community.

Elderly Bus Travel

One of the key benefits for the elderly in Farnborough and surrounding areas is the privilege of effortless traveling, the older person’s bus pass is eligible for those who have reached state pension age, this can be calculated through the government website.

The older person’s bus pass is accessible to free travel on public bus services from 9:30 am to 11:00 pm, Monday to Friday, and all day on bank holidays and weekends.  If you’d like to apply for a travel bus pass, click here. This pass not only adds convenience but also opens up a world of opportunities to remain socially active and engaged with the local community of Farnborough.

An elderly man standing in the aisle while travelling on a bus

The Warm Home Discount Scheme

The Warm Home Discount Scheme is designed to provide financial relief to the elderly at the state pension age. This initiative runs yearly and can provide over £150 off your bill between October to March. If interested, follow this link to the government website.

Discounts on Food

Who said dining out can’t be both delightful and economical? Farnborough’s over 60s can savour their favourite cuisines with Hungry Horse pubs which offers a ‘Golden Years’ menu for over 60s. It entitles you to two courses for £4.69 but you can add a third course for £1.50!

Eyecare Discounts

Health is wealth, and the elderly community in Farnborough can benefit from saving in both. Specsavers provides free eye tests for individuals over the age of 60, as well as giving 25% off its glasses and lenses range from £69 and above, this discount includes designer styles.

Shopping Discounts

Farnborough’s over 60’s receive a large discount with Boots, where they can receive subsidation on a range of Boots’ products, as well as receiving 8 points for every pound spent on Boots’ own brand products.

Boots also offer over 60s savings on glasses or prescription sunglasses of 10%. Hearing-aid wearers can also get free hearing aids test and save 15% on all hearing aids.

Farnborough and its surrounding areas have truly embraced the concept of ageing gracefully by offering a range of benefits for those in their golden years. The golden perks not only make day-to-day living more enjoyable but also foster a sense of community and well-being. So, here’s to embracing the golden years in Farnborough – where age is just a number, and the perks are endless.

With this new information of all the benefits the over 60’s community Farnborough has, why not treat yourself out by traveling to 5 different cuisines to enjoy your loved ones in Farnborough, or if you’d like to experience the history and heritage of Farnborough but would prefer a companion – have a look at our Companionship care services, shown through the relationship between our Care Professional, Fran, and our client, Audrey. To discover more about our services and explore how we can assist you, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us by clicking the button below, or calling at 01252 758716.