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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.

Scams & older people

In this guide we explain common phone, postal, doorstep and online scams, and give advice on how to protect yourself against them.
Real-life stories
Isobel's story
Read Isobel’s story about her mother, Evelyn, who was caught out by postal and phone scams losing more than £80,000 over 20 years.
Use our calculator to find out how much you'll pay for care in your area and what financial support is available.

Further reading

Causes of loneliness

Older people can be particularly vulnerable to feelings of loneliness and isolation. We explain why you may be affected.

Reading and writing

Read about the benefits of reading and writing as you get older, and how to incorporate them into your daily routine.