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Retirement villages are an increasingly popular way for older people to downsize. Our guide explains what retirement villages are, and the pros and cons of choosing this option.

Use our Care services directory to find care homes and domiciliary care anywhere in the UK. You can also find support groups for people affected by dementia.

If you're wondering what kind of help would be best for your relative or friend, our Care advice tool can give you some guidance about housing options, day-to-day living arrangements and how to pay for care.

In this guide

Useful organisations and websites

For retirement villages we have collected in one place the most relevant organisations and charities for your reference. We explain who they are and give you phone numbers and website addresses.
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