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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.

What to do when someone dies

We take you through what you need to do when someone close to you dies, from how to register a death to what happens if a coroner is called in.

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Coping with grief

You may be coping with your own grief as well as that of a parent or other close relative or friend. Here, we explain ...

Funeral plans

We offer advice on how to plan the funeral service for your loved one, exploring the options available, including ...

Getting bereavement support

Charities, such as Marie Curie and Macmillan Cancer Support, have professional counsellors and trained volunteers who ...