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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 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.

Organising financial affairs

We look at the why, when and how of managing someone else’s finances, from taking Power of Attorney to other ways to help a loved one in later life.
Real-life stories
Sophie's story
Read Sophie’s story as she helped her mother manage her finances and arranged lasting Power of Attorney.
Nigel's story
Read Nigel’s story about setting up Lasting Power of Attorney in advance and how it made taking care of his mother’s finances much more simple.
Cost of care and eligibility in England
Use our simple tool to find out how much care might cost and what financial support is available.

Further reading

Gifting assets: the rules

We explain the rules of gifting assets and transferring property, including the deliberate deprivation of assets.

Benefits for older people

Read about the benefits available in later life: Attendance Allowance, PIP, Winter Fuel Payment and more.

Legal transfer of property

You can give your home to your children, even while you’re still living in it. But be aware of the complex rules.