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Can I visit a care home during the latest coronavirus lockdown?

Can I visit a care home during the latest coronavirus lockdown?

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?

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.

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.

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.

The myths of growing old: how to plan for a positive later life

The myths of growing old: how to plan for a positive later life

The inevitability of a care home… Having to downsize… Needing to sell the family home to pay for escalating care costs. There are some persuasive so-called truths about later life,...

Are older people receiving the care they need at home?

Are older people receiving the care they need at home?

We explore how to access home care services and how to deal with medical emergencies, in light of Age UK's new report.

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