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Housing choices

Many of us find that as we get older we start to think more about where we live. Whether it's moving in with family, renting, or sheltered housing, there are lots of different options.

I would like to stay at home

I've decided to move

I want to move to where I can get more support

  • Sheltered housing

    If you want to live independently but in a smaller, easier to manage home, sheltered, or retirement housing could appeal to you.
  • Care homes

    If you think you need more personal care than sheltered housing can give you, moving to a care home could be an option.

How Age UK can help

Get in touch with your local Age UK for more advice on your housing options


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