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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.

Sheltered housing

We provide practical information on sheltered housing and extra care housing, with advice on the renting and buying options.
Real-life stories
Anne's story
Read Anne’s story about her parents moving from a large house more than 150 miles from her, to local sheltered housing.
Charlie's story
Read Charlie’s story about the range of care options he’s arranged and considered for his parents, including sheltered housing.
Cost of care and eligibility in England
Use our simple tool to find out how much care might cost in England and what financial support is available.

Further reading

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 ...

Bath seats, boards and mats

Are you finding bathing or showering more of a challenge? You may find additional support useful, such as a bath board, ...