Age needs one voice. Now it has:
Age UK is the new force combining Age Concern England and
Help the Aged in England.
Are you a carer? Whether you care from a distance or a live in carer for a partner or relative, find out about your rights, the support available to you and how to continue your caring role while keeping yourself in good health. Download your Advice for carers guide to find out more.
Many people look after someone for a long time without ever thinking of themselves as carers.
When you're busy looking after someone else, it's easy to forget about your own needs as a carer.
Our vision is for all older people to be able to access the help they need to stay well and independent and to live in suitable housing, in age-friendly neighbourhoods, for as long as they want.
Many people care for loved ones in their later life, but it doesn’t need to be isolating. Age UK’s Lucy Harmer will be filling us in on what support is available for carers.
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We’re calling on the Government to reform the care system, to ensure that people in later life receive high quality care and support .
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