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Our information guides are short and easy to digest and provide an overview of the relevant topic. Our factsheets provide more in-depth information. 

On this page you can view all of our guides and factsheets in numerical order. For guides and factsheets split into different subject areas (for example, health or care) use our links on the left.

We also have a bilingual Age Cymru Advice Poster (PDF 66KB) and two sided Age Cymru Advice Leaflet (PDF 290KB) which can be printed and displayed, so older people or their friends and family are aware of our services. 

If you need information and advice, or you would like to request paper copies of any of our information guides and factsheets, you can call our advice line on 08000 223 444 to talk to someone or email us at

Information guides

Age Cymru Advice: How can we help? ; Cyngor Age Cymru: Sut allwn ni helpu? ; Publications order form

Emotional health and wellbeing - Age Cymru leaflet (PDF 3.63MB)

You and your medication - Age Cymru leaflet ; Chi a'ch meddyginiaeth (PDF 403KB)

IG01: Staying safe (PDF 490KB)

IG02: Lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender: Planning for later life (PDF 340KB)

IG03: When someone dies (PDF 369KB)

IG05: Avoiding scams (PDF 790KB)

IG06: Care homes (PDF 328KB)

IG07: Your hospital stay (PDF 477KB)

IG08: Housing options (PDF 444KB)

IG10: Useful contacts - Information and advice directory (PDF 407KB)

IG13: Advice for carers (PDF 375KB)

IG14: Staying steady (PDF 540KB)

L51W: Avoiding slips, trips and falls (PDF 410KB); L51w: Osgoi llithro, baglu and chwympo (PDF 422KB)

IG15: Bladder and bowel problems (PDF 908KB)

IG17: Adapting your home (PDF 302KB)

IG21: Powers of attorney (PDF 796KB)

IG23: Getting help at home (PDF 325KB)

IG24: Healthy living (PDF 904KB)

IG30: Save energy, pay less (PDF 694KB)

IG31: Wills and estate planning (PDF 404KB)

IG32: Bereavement (PDF 450KB)

IG38: Healthy eating (PDF 3.60MB)

IG44: In the driving seat (PDF 492KB)

IG45: Protecting yourself (PDF 471KB) 

IG47: Caring for someone with dementia (PDF 560KB) 

IG48: Living with early-stage dementia (PDF 805KB)

IG49: Attendance Allowance (PDF 338KB)

IG50: Pension Credit (PDF 396KB)

IG51: Before you go - planning and support for the end of life (PDF 478KB)

IG52: Carer's Allowance (PDF 563KB)

L53w: More money in your pocket: A guide to claiming benefits for people over pension age (PDF 477KB); L53w: Mwy o arian yn eich poced (PDF 598KB)

IG53: State Pension (PDF 213KB)

IG54: Council Tax Support (PDF 263KB)

IG55: At home with dementia - tips for making your home dementia friendly (PDF 714KB)

IG56: Your mind matters - ideas and tips for emotional wellbeing (527KB)

L57w: Winter wrapped up (PDF 555KB); Yn gynnes dros y gaeaf (PDF 542KB)

IG57: Getting help with debt (PDF 226KB)

IL1: Staying cool in a heatwave (PDF 411KB)

IL4: Internet security (PDF 343KB)

IL5: Care Home Checklist (PDF 508KB)

IL6: Equity release (PDF 339KB)

IL7: Home safety checker (PDF 312KB)

IL8: How to be an executor (PDF 270KB)


FS1w: Help with heating costs in Wales (PDF 1.06MB)

FS2: Buying retirement housing (PDF 555KB) 

FS5w: Dental care: NHS and private treatment in Wales (PDF 973KB)


FS6w: Finding help at home in Wales (PDF 1.05MB)


FS7: Making a will (PDF 348KB)

FS8: Council and housing association housing (PDF 446KB)

FS9: Anti-social behaviour in housing (PDF 491KB)

FS10w: Paying for a permanent care home placement in Wales (PDF 1.10MB)

FS12: Planning your retirement: money and tax (PDF 536KB)

FS14: Dealing with an estate (PDF 596KB)

FS16: Transgender issues and later life (PDF 555KB)

FS17: Housing Benefit (PDF 447KB)

FS19: State Pension (PDF 509KB)

FS20w: NHS continuing healthcare and NHS funded nursing care in Wales (PDF 484KB)

FS21w: Council Tax in Wales - information about the tax and help you might get towards your bill (PDF 1.03MB)

FS22: Arranging for someone to make decisions on your behalf (PDF 637KB)

FS24w: Direct payments for community care services in Wales (PDF 351KB) 

FS25: Returning from abroad (PDF 563KB)

FS27: Planning for your funeral (PDF 491KB)

FS29w: Finding care home accommodation in Wales (PDF 1.08MB)

FS34: Attendance Allowance (PDF 463KB)

FS35: Tenancy rights - rent (PDF 461KB)

FS38w: Treatment of property in the means test for permanent care home provision in Wales (PDF 1.04MB)

FS39w: Paying for a care home in Wales if you have a partner (PDF 996KB) 

FS40w: Deprivation of assets in the means test for care home provision in Wales (PDF 998KB)

FS41w: Social care assessments for older people with care needs in Wales (PDF 1.14MB)

FS42w: Obtaining disability equipment and home adaptations in Wales (PDF 1MB)

FS43: Getting legal advice (PDF 636KB)

FS44w: NHS services in Wales (PDF 1.04MB)

FS46w: Paying for care and support at home in Wales (PDF 1.12MB)

FS48: Pension Credit (PDF 509KB)

FS49: The Social Fund, advances of benefit and local welfare provision (PDF 356KB)

FS55: Carer's Allowance (PDF 435KB)

FS56: Benefits for people under Pension Credit age (PDF 504KB)

FS58w: Paying for temporary care in a care home in Wales (PDF 964KB)

FS60w: Choice of care home if the local authority is contributing towards your care fees (PDF 0.98MB)

FS61w: Help with NHS health costs in Wales (PDF 955KB)

FS62: Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (PDF 545KB)

FS63: Finding private rented accommodation (PDF 454KB)

FS64: Specialist housing for older people (PDF 552KB)

FS65: Equity release (PDF 450KB)

FS66w: Resolving problems and making a complaint about NHS care in Wales (PDF 0.99MB)

FS67: Home improvements and repairs (PDF 545KB)

FS68: Tenancy rights - security of tenure (PDF 650KB)

FS69: Water advice (PDF 324KB)

FS71: Park homes (PDF 478KB)

FS72: Advance decisions, advance statements and living wills (PDF 436KB)

FS74: Challenging welfare benefit decisions (PDF 443KB)

FS75: Debt advice (PDF 536KB)

FS76w: Intermediate care and reablement in Wales (PDF 999KB)

FS78w: Safeguarding older people in Wales from abuse and neglect (PDF 1.12MB)

FS79: The Equality Act 2010: the Public Sector Equality Duty (PDF 406KB)

FS82: Switching energy supplier (PDF 677KB)

FS87: Personal Independence Payment and Disability Living Allowance (PDF 494KB)

FS89: Homelessness (PDF 572KB)

FS91: Pension freedom and benefits (470KB)

For more information: Call Age Cymru Advice 08000 223 444