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NHS postcode lottery persists for most vulnerable patients

We've found that those with the most complex medical needs still contend with a postcode lottery in having their care costs outside of hospital funded by the NHS.

People underestimating annual care home costs by £17,000

Londoners are in for the biggest shock having underestimated the cost of a nursing home by £33,748 per year - that's more than the average UK salary.

Tackling loneliness in dementia

More and more people are predicted to be living alone with dementia over the next 20 years. We explore the problem, and how you can live well with dementia.

Are you one of the 1.3 million people missing out on pension credit?

More than one million are missing out on top-ups to their state pension - find out if you're entitled to pension credit.

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,...

Millions don’t raise their concerns over care – here’s why you should

Millions don't voice their concerns about the healthcare they receive - we explore why it's important to do this, and how.

Excess winter death rate at highest since 1976

We explore the schemes to help you manage heating costs – and other ways to stay warm – in light of new statistics.

Here’s why you should plan for your end of life care

Most people haven't planned for their end of life care, according new Which? Later Life Care research. We explore why it's vital to do this, and ways you can prepare.

Why older people feel lonely – and what can be done to help

New Which? research identifies that loneliness is a real problem among over-65s. We explore causes, why it's a problem, and how we can alleviate these feelings.

Update: Crackdown on unfair care home practices

Which? welcomes new care home guidance issued by the Competition and Markets Authority. Find out how to navigate care home contracts and fees.

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