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Home care
Find out about care at home, adaptations and technology to help you to stay independent in your own home for longer.
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 to help you through the emotional and practical steps of losing a loved one, from coping with bereavement to arranging a funeral.

Sharing a home

If you’re considering sharing a home with a loved one, we guide you through the pros and cons, practicalities, and the financial and legal considerations.
Real-life stories
Keith's story
Read Keith and Rita’s story about sharing a home with her mother, Martha. The arrangement works well for the whole family.
John's story
John and his wife have moved his mother-in-law into their home to be able to care for her as she got older – read their story.

Further reading

Paying for home care

We explain the options for paying for care at home, from local authority support to paying for it yourself, known as ...

Common causes of falls

Here we look at some of the more common causes of falls, together with ways in which these risks can be reduced.