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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.

Dementia advice

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 living with dementia and how they managed to get the best care to suit her needs.
Use our directory to find support groups for carers and people living with dementia.

Further reading

Managing medication

Read about correctly storing medication and how using a pill dispenser can help you take medication as prescribed.

Keeping the brain active

Cognitive exercise can help us maintain our mental health as we age. It can also help people with dementia.

Personal alarms

Read about how personal alarms can help older people feel safer at home and remain independent for longer.