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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.

Technology to keep you safe

If you’re finding daily tasks difficult to carry out or remember to do, there are many technological aids available to help make later life easier.
Real-life stories
Richard's story
Read Richard’s story about his mother who still lives in her own home aged 92, with some help from assistive technology.
Use our calculator to find out how much you'll pay for care in your area and what financial support is available.

Further reading

Bathroom adaptations

We explain your options for making bathing easier – including walk-in baths, walk-in showers and wet rooms.

How to get a wheelchair

We explain the options for getting a wheelchair, from the NHS service and rental options to buying one privately.

Choosing and buying equipment

Choosing the right independent living products can improve your safety and wellbeing, and give you greater independence.