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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.

Medical problems & managing medication

Advice on how to cope with medical problems and medicines management, with information on first aid kits, prescriptions, hearing problems and more.
Real-life stories
Glynis's story
Read Glynis’s story about caring her for mother in later life after she had a stroke, and how support from a carer made all the difference.
Graham's story
Read Graham’s story about his mum suffering with dementia and how they managed to get the best care to suit her needs.
Cost of care and eligibility in England
Use our simple tool to find out how much care might cost in England and what financial support is available.

Further reading


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Possible health consequences

Loneliness can make people feel miserable, but in some cases it can also lead to serious problems such as alcoholism, ...

Taking exercise

Find out more about how to stay active and healthy in older age, with advice on doing gentle home exercise.