Pros and cons of sharing a home
If you’re considering having an older family member move in with you, there are lots of practical and emotional aspects to think about first.
Practicalities of living with a friend or family member
There are many practical issues to consider, such as space, expectations of family life and the need for compromise when considering sharing your home.
Financial and legal considerations
We consider joint ownership of a larger home, legal arrangements, potential Inheritance Tax complications and contributions to household costs.
Whether you’re a homeowner or a private or council tenant, there are a number of downsizing options available.
We explain the options for paying for care at home, from local authority support to paying for it yourself.
Here we look at some of the more common causes of falls, together with ways in which these risks can be reduced.