Whether you care from a distance or are 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.
Many people look after someone for a long time without ever thinking of themselves as carers.
As a carer, it’s essential to give yourself a break from time to time. Carers can feel guilty about having time off, but you have needs too.
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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