Home care finance
Read Chris’s story about arranging home care for his mum and learning about the various benefits that are available in later life.
Rachel’s mother’s health gradually declined to the point where home care support needed to be arranged – read their story.
Care home finance
Read Andrew’s story about finding the perfect care home for his mother and how he learnt about the different funding options.
Financing home adaptations
Read Brian’s story about caring for his mother, alongside his family, and how they’ve looked into local authority funding for home adaptations.
Benefits & pensions
Read Jerry’s story about arranging funding when his parents moved into care homes.
Organising financial affairs
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.
More real-life stories
Find more real-life stories related to different stages of caring
Read about the benefits available in later life: Attendance Allowance, PIP, Winter Fuel Payment and more.
Different help is available, depending on your circumstances. We explain what's on offer and how to find out more.
Read about Attendance Allowance and the payment rates, plus tips on applying and completing the form.