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Home care
Find out about care at home, adaptations and technology to help you stay independent in your own home for longer.
Financing care
Learn about funding options for home care, home adaptations and care homes, together with Attendance Allowance, gifting assets and Power of Attorney.
Housing options
Consider your options and learn about sheltered housing, retirement villages and care homes.
End of life
Guidance to help you through the emotional and practical steps of losing a loved one, from coping with bereavement to arranging a funeral.

Benefits & pensions

The government provides a range of benefits and allowances for older people. Here, we explain what’s on offer, who is eligible and how to apply.
Real-life stories
Jerry's story
Read Jerry’s story about arranging funding when his parents moved into care homes.
Richard S's story
Read Richard’s story about his mother, Pam, who is in a nursing home. Richard has learnt about the range of benefits available and they help greatly.
Care homes and support at home near you
Use our directory to find local care homes, home care agencies and carer support services across the UK.

Further reading

Carer's Allowance

If you care for someone for more than 35 hours a week, find out if you could apply for Carer’s Allowance.