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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.

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 moved his mother-in-law into their home to be able to care for her as she got older.
Use our calculator to find out how much you might pay a home care agency in your area and what financial support is available.

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.

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.