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The hidden costs of home care

The hidden costs of home care

One alternative to a care home in later life is having professional carers look after you in your own house. But many people are not aware of the hidden costs.

Coronavirus: The new rules for visiting a care home

Coronavirus: The new rules for visiting a care home

With cases of coronavirus being recorded at thousands of care homes, what measures are being taken to protect residents, staff and other people receiving later life care?

Five challenges of arranging home care for an older person

Five challenges of arranging home care for an older person

Domiciliary care can help older people who are finding it difficult to look after themselves. But navigating the home care market is far from easy, finds Which? survey.

6 ways to save money in later life

6 ways to save money in later life

Exploring later life care options can feel overwhelming at first, but with a little bit of advance planning, you can feel more secure and informed.

Loneliness is still a problem for older people as lockdown eases

Loneliness is still a problem for older people as lockdown eases

Social distancing measures can leave older people feeling lonely. Here’s how to avoid feeling isolated during the coronavirus crisis.

How older people can have a successful video GP appointment

How older people can have a successful video GP appointment

Video GP appointments may be here to stay after the pandemic. Here’s how to get the most out of one and what to do if you don’t feel comfortable speaking to your doctor this way. 

What are the alternatives to a care home?

What are the alternatives to a care home?

Care homes have been badly hit by the coronavirus crisis. Other forms of care may carry less risk of infection, but they all have pros and cons. We take a look at the options.

Seven ways to make a bathroom ideal for an older person

Seven ways to make a bathroom ideal for an older person

Slips and trips can happen in the bathroom and lead to serious injury. But accidents can be prevented with home adaptations and aids.

How older people can stay active during lockdown

How older people can stay active during lockdown

With most older people confined to their homes during the coronavirus outbreak, we explore some simple ways for keeping active indoors.

Coronavirus: should you make an advance care plan?

Coronavirus: should you make an advance care plan?

In the coronavirus crisis, it's never been more important to have a plan in place for the type of treatment and care we receive at the end of life.

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