Medical Tele Alarm Service
This service is provided by the Red Cross for persons over 65 needing emergency support.
Costa Blanca Samaritans (CBS)
Volunteer organisation providing telephone emotional support to anyone in Spain in distress or with suicidal feelings. Volunteers and donations welcome. Open Monday to Friday evenings 20:00-00:00. Calls are confidential and numbers are not traced.
Young group meets at 18:00 and older group meets at 21:00 on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at Iglesia El Pilar Calle Guillem de Castro nº 40-2b, 46008 Valencia.
Age Concern - Retirement homes
Spain has a long list of private homes for the elderly and infirm. Age Concern in the UK produces a leaflet called Retiring abroad. Apply in writing to: Age Concern Astral House 1268 London Road London, SW16 4ER or visit the website.