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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.

Independence in the home

There are many changes you can make to ensure your home is safe and suitable to your needs as you get older. Use our guide to help you.
Real-life stories
Susan's story
Susan and Linda’s mother has vascular dementia, but at 95 still lives at home – read their story.
Diane's story
Read Diane’s story about caring for her father, Jim, who has reduced mobility after a stroke and needed some help to stay independent at home.
Use our calculator to find out how much you'll pay for care in your area and what financial support is available.

Further reading

Falls prevention

If your loved one has had a fall, there are things you can do to reduce the chances of it happening again.

Home care options

If you’re finding it difficult to wash or get dressing, home care can provide the extra support that you need.