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  • Carers Week 2015

    Over 2,400 of you asked their MP to show their support for Carers Week (8-14 June).
  • 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.
  • General Election

    As we head towards the General Election in May, we’re asking Prospective Parliamentary Candidates to become Age Champions.
  • Our Gifted Housing service

    Find out about our Gifted Housing Service and how it could help you stay in your own home.
  • Help at home

    Information about how to find help at home and paying for care and support.
  • Find a tradesperson

    We've teamed up with TrustMark to put you in touch with trustworthy traders.
  • Adapting your home

    Simple adaptations could enable you to stay in your own home for longer.
  • Home insurance

    Age UK Home Insurance is designed for the over 50s and has no hidden fees and no nasty surprises.
  • The Care Act

    The Care Act comes into force in May 2015. Find out how it changes the way the social care system will work in the future.

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