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Further help

Age UK has lots of information and advice specifically for older people and those who care about them, on subjects ranging from keeping healthy to dealing with debt. You, or the person you’ve been talking to, might find it helpful to have a look.

You can order information guides free of charge from the Age UK Advice Line by calling 0800 678 1602. 

Care and support

Everybody needs a little help sometimes. Arranging and paying for social care can be complicated, so let us guide you through it.

Money and legal

There are lots of ways to make the most of money in later life. Get information on benefits, debt, pensions, making a will and power of attorney.

Housing options

Home matters. Explore all the options - from staying at home and making some adaptations, to moving to a place where you can get more support.

Other organisations that may be able to help

The local council

If you're concerned the person you're worried about is a risk to themselves or others, speak to their local council's adult social services team.

Find your local council

Alzheimer's Society

If you're worried about someone's memory problems, Alzheimer's Society has information that may help.

Visit their website

The NHS

You may be wondering if you can talk to the person's GP about their health. The NHS has guidance on this.

Visit their website

 

Last updated: May 13 2019

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