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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 on the practical and emotional aspects at the end of life, from planning end of life care to arranging a funeral and coping with bereavement.

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.
Use our directory to find local care homes, home care agencies and carer support services across the UK.

Further reading

Power of Attorney

What is a Power of Attorney and why should you set one up? We also explain about Lasting Power of Attorney.