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Key topics

  • Housing choices

    Start here for information about the different options and where to find out more.
  • Care homes

    Are you considering or looking for a care home? Get started with our advice pages.
  • Are you a carer?

    Advice and support for carers, including what to do when your caring role changes.
  • Home safety and security

    How to stay safe in your home, and advice on avoiding scams.
  • Care in Crisis

    Care in Crisis is Age UK's campaign for better care. Find out what we've achieved so far.
  • Help at home

    Information about how to find help at home and paying for care and support.
Hidden carers

Hidden carers

Martyn Lewis talks to Catherine Blaxhall from Carers Oxfordshire about how they're trying to identify the hidden carers who are not known to those who can most help them.

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Dr Naim Dangoor

We are grateful for the generous support of Dr Naim Dangoor CBE and the Exilarch's Foundation.

Spotlight on:

Mark

'I feel as if I'm investing in my own future'

Mark tells his emotional, personal story on why he chose to work for Age UK, when he was looking for a new job.

Watch Mark talk

no one should have no one

News and campaigns

  • 1 in 4 has no one

    New figures from Age UK reveal 2.9m over-65s have no one to turn to.
  • Redesigning care?

    Commission concludes that a new settlement is needed for health and social care.
  • Social care drop

    Spending on social care has fallen by £1.1bn since 2010/11, says Age UK.
  • Unsuitable housing

    Unsuitable housing leaves thousands of older people with hospital discharge delays.