Age UK information guides and factsheets

Please find below a full list of our Information sheets, Information guides, and Factsheets.

Our Information guides are short and easy to digest, giving a comprehensive overview of the relevant topic. Information sheets and factsheets are longer with more detail, and are aimed at professionals.

Information guides

opens link in new window AgeUKIG01: Staying safe (PDF 526 KB)

opens link in new window AgeUKIG02: Lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (PDF 517 KB)

opens link in new window AgeUKIG03: When someone dies (PDF 436 KB)

opens link in new window AgeUKIG05: Avoiding scams (PDF 495 KB)

opens link in new window AgeUKIG06: Care homes (PDF 645 KB)

opens link in new window AgeUKIG07: Going into hospital (PDF 567 KB)

opens link in new window AgeUKIG08: Housing options (PDF 670 KB)

opens link in new window AgeUKIG10: Useful contacts (PDF 4 MB)

opens link in new window AgeUKIG13: Advice for carers (PDF 2 MB)

opens link in new window AgeUKIG14: Staying steady (PDF 577 KB)

opens link in new window AgeUKIG15: Bladder and bowel problems (PDF 538 KB)

opens link in new window AgeUKIG17: Adapting your home (PDF 2 MB) 

opens link in new window AgeUKIG19: Managing your money (PDF 846 KB)

opens link in new window AgeUKIG21: Powers of attorney (PDF 808 KB)

opens link in new window AgeUKIG23: Care at home (PDF 759 KB)

opens link in new window AgeUKIG24: Healthy living (PDF 1.3 MB)

opens link in new window AgeUKIG26: Personal budgets in social care (PDF 807 KB)

opens link in new window AgeUKIG27: Winter wrapped up (PDF 793 KB)

opens link in new window AgeUKIG30: Save energy, pay less (PDF 760 KB)

opens link in new window AgeUKIG31: Wills and estate planning (PDF 907 KB) 

opens link in new window AgeUKIG32: Bereavement (PDF 1.8 MB) 

opens link in new window AgeUKIG33: Your rights at work (PDF 622 KB)

opens link in new window AgeUKIG34: Working over 50 (PDF 806 KB)

opens link in new window AgeUKIG38: Healthy eating (PDF 4 MB)

opens link in new window AgeUKIG43: More money in your pocket (PDF 3 MB)

opens link in new window AgeUKIG44: In the driving seat (PDF 758 KB)

opens link in new window AgeUKIG45: Protecting yourself (PDF 508 KB)

opens link in new window AgeUKIG46: Dealing with debt (PDF 774 KB)

opens link in new window AgeUKIG47: Caring for someone with dementia (PDF 993 KB)

opens link in new window AgeUKIG48: Living with early-stage dementia (PDF 1014 KB)

opens link in new window AgeUKIG49: Attendance Allowance (PDF 617 KB)

opens link in new window AgeUKIG50: Pension Credit (PDF 637 KB)

opens link in new window AgeUKIL1: Staying cool in a heatwave (PDF 101 KB)

opens link in new window AgeUKIL4: Internet security (PDF 1 MB)

opens link in new window AgeUKIL5: Care home checklist (PDF 508 KB)

opens link in new window AgeUKIL6: Equity release (PDF 685 KB)

opens link in new window AgeUKIL8: How to be an executor (PDF 608 KB)

opens link in new window AgeUKIL7: Home safety checker (PDF 685 KB) 

opens link in new window Strength and balance exercises for healthy ageing (PDF 699 KB)

opens link in new window  Information guide catalogue (PDF 614 KB)

 

Factsheets

opens link in new window Later life in the UK (PDF 207 KB)

opens link in new window FS1: Help with heating costs (PDF 193 KB)

opens link in new window FS2: Buying retirement housing (PDF 191 KB)

opens link in new window FS4: Rights at work (PDF 262 KB)

opens link in new window FS5: Dental care – NHS and private treatment (PDF 189 KB)

opens link in new window FS6: Finding help at home (PDF 246 KB)

opens link in new window FS7: Making a Will (PDF 191 KB)

opens link in new window FS8: Council and housing association housing (PDF 188 KB)

opens link in new window FS9: Anti-social behaviour in housing (PDF 188 KB)

opens link in new window FS10: Paying for permanent residential care (PDF 258 KB)

opens link in new window FS11: Help with looking for work or starting your own business (PDF 240 KB)

opens link in new window FS12: Planning for retirement: money and tax (PDF 276 KB)

opens link in new window FS13: Funding repairs, improvements and adaptations (PDF 113 KB)

opens link in new window FS14: Dealing with an estate (PDF 198 KB)

opens link in new window FS15: Income Tax (PDF 212 KB)

opens link in new window FS16: Transgender issues in later life (PDF 279 KB)

opens link in new window FS17: Housing Benefit (PDF 232 KB)

opens link in new window FS19: State Pension (PDF 243 KB)

opens link in new window FS20: NHS continuing healthcare and NHS-funded nursing care (PDF 316 KB)

opens link in new window FS21: Council Tax (PDF 163 KB)

opens link in new window FS22: Arranging for someone to make decisions about your finance or welfare (PDF 312 KB)

opens link in new window FS23: Help with continence (PDF 157 KB)

opens link in new window FS24: Self-directed support: Direct Payments & Personal Budgets (PDF 361 KB)

opens link in new window FS25 Returning from abroad (PDF 305 KB)

opens link in new window FS27: Planning for a funeral (PDF 252 KB)

opens link in new window FS29: Finding care home accommodation (PDF 287 KB)

opens link in new window FS34: Attendance Allowance (PDF 182 KB)

opens link in new window FS35: Tenants rights: rent (PDF 151 KB)

opens link in new window FS37: Hospital discharge arrangements (PDF 284 KB)

opens link in new window FS38: Treatment of property in the means test for permanent care home provision (PDF 199 KB)

opens link in new window FS39: Paying for care in a care home if you have a partner (PDF 93 KB)

opens link in new window FS40: Deprivation of assets in the means test for care home provision (PDF 98 KB)

opens link in new window FS41: LA assessment for community care services (PDF 337 KB)

opens link in new window FS42: Disability equipment and how to get it (PDF 248 KB)

opens link in new window FS43: Getting legal advice (PDF 167 KB)

opens link in new window FS44: NHS services (PDF 309 KB)

opens link in new window FS46: Paying for care and support at home (PDF 231 KB)

opens link in new window FS48: Pension Credit (PDF 280 KB)

opens link in new window FS49: The Social Fund, Advances of Benefit and Local Welfare Provision (PDF 161 KB)

opens link in new window FS52: Disability Living Allowance (PDF 250 KB)

opens link in new window FS55: Carer's Allowance (PDF 152 KB)

opens link in new window FS56: Guide to benefits for people under state pension age (PDF 167 KB)

opens link in new window FS58: Paying for temporary care in a care home (PDF 71 KB)

opens link in new window FS59: How to resolve problems and make a complaint about social care (PDF 228 KB)

opens link in new window FS60: Choice of accommodation (PDF 691 KB)

opens link in new window FS61: Help with health costs (PDF 165 KB)

opens link in new window FS62: Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (PDF 225 KB)

opens link in new window FS63: Finding private rented accommodation (PDF 163 KB)

opens link in new window FS64: Retirement (sheltered) housing (PDF 164 KB)

opens link in new window FS65: Equity release (PDF 204 KB)

opens link in new window FS66: Resolving problems and making a complaint about NHS care (PDF 188 KB)

opens link in new window FS67: Tenants rights: repairs (PDF 168 KB)

opens link in new window FS68: Tenants rights: Security of tenure (PDF 161 KB)

opens link in new window FS69: Water advice (PDF 154 KB)

opens link in new window FS70: Dealing with disputes at work (PDF 185 KB)

opens link in new window FS71: Park Homes (PDF 159 KB)

opens link in new window FS72: Advance decisions, advance statements and living wills (PDF 181 KB)

opens link in new window FS74: Challenging welfare benefit decisions (PDF 238 KB)

opens link in new window FS75: Debt advice (PDF 160 KB)

opens link in new window FS76: Intermediate care and re-ablement (PDF 172 KB)

opens link in new window FS77: The law on age discrimination (PDF 205 KB)

opens link in new window FS78: Safeguarding older people from abuse (PDF 271 KB)

opens link in new window FS79: The Equality Act 2010: the Public Sector Equality Duty

opens link in new window FS80: Employment and Support Allowance (PDF 251 KB) 

opens link in new window FS81: Calculating income-related Employment and Support Allowance (PDF 267 KB)

opens link in new window FS82: Switching energy supplier (PDF 219 KB)

opens link in new window FS83: The Equality Act 2010: further and higher education (PDF 185 KB)

opens link in new window FS84: The Equality Act 2010 and employment (PDF 225 KB)

opens link in new window FS87: Personal Independence Payment (PIP) (PDF 457 KB)

opens link in new window FS88: Universal Credit (PDF 594 KB)

opens link in new window FS89: Homelessness (PDF 396 KB)

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