Why should you downsize?
We look at the pros and cons of downsizing to a smaller home, or to a different type of home such as sheltered accommodation or a retirement village.
Our checklists give you practical advice on downsizing, including travel and transport, quality of life, safety considerations and other challenges.
Downsizing options and considerations
Whether you’re a homeowner, a private tenant or living in council or housing association accommodation, there are a number of downsizing options available.
Retirement villages are large developments built especially for older people. We explain what they can offer.
There are many practical issues to consider, such as space, expectations of family life and the need for compromise ...
Sheltered housing can be a great option, but is it right for you? Our checklist of benefits and drawbacks offers ...