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Key topics

  • Caring for someone with Dementia

    If the person you care for is diagnosed with dementia, you don’t have to manage on your own.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Don't Cut Care

    Age UK is calling on the Government to invest in care for older people. Sign our petition.
  • Share your experience

    Share your experience of health and care providers with Age UK and the CQC.

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News and campaigns

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    Councils are warning that loneliness is a major public health concern.
  • Sight loss

    Thousands of blind and partially sighted older people are not getting support.
  • Heating worries

    Over 4 million older people are worried about heating their homes.
  • Ageing population

    The rise in life expectancy is a great achievement, but many older people still feel excluded.

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