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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.


In this guide we explain the possible causes and signs of memory loss, with advice on dementia diagnosis and how to support someone with dementia.
Real-life stories
Jenny's story
Read Jenny’s story about her father, who suffers from Alzheimer’s, and how she searched for a care home that specialised in dementia care.
Graham's story
Read Graham’s story about his mum suffering with dementia and how they managed to get the best care to suit her needs.
Cost of care and eligibility in England
Use our simple tool to find out how much care might cost in England and what financial support is available.

Further reading

Medication management systems

Find out more about correctly storing medication and how using a pill dispenser can help ensure you take medication as ...

Keeping the brain active

Cognitive exercise can help us maintain our mental health as we age. Learn about the benefits and how it can help ...

Technology around the home

There are many simple technological aids available to help make your life easier and safer, and to give you more peace ...