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Information guides

The information guide index (PDF 123 KB) shows our full list of guides and their date of publication.

AgeUKIG01: Staying safe (PDF 526 KB)

AgeUKIG02: Lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (PDF 340 KB)

AgeUKIG03: When someone dies (PDF 436 KB)

AgeUKIG05: Avoiding scams (PDF 495 KB)

AgeUKIG06: Care homes (PDF 645 KB)

AgeUKIG07: Going into hospital (PDF 567 KB)

AgeUKIG08: Housing options (PDF 670 KB)

AgeUKIG10: Useful contacts (PDF 4 MB)

AgeUKIG13: Advice for carers (PDF 2 MB)

AgeUKIG14: Staying steady (PDF 577 KB)

AgeUKIG15: Bladder and bowel problems (PDF 538 KB)

AgeUKIG17: Adapting your home (PDF 2 MB) 

AgeUKIG21: Powers of attorney (PDF 808 KB)

AgeUKIG23: Getting help at home (PDF 385 KB)

AgeUKIG24: Healthy living (PDF 1.3 MB)

AgeUKIG27: Winter wrapped up (PDF 793 KB)

AgeUKIG30: Save energy, pay less (PDF 760 KB)

AgeUKIG31: Wills and estate planning (PDF 907 KB) 

AgeUKIG32: Bereavement (PDF 1.8 MB) 

AgeUKIG38: Healthy eating (PDF 4 MB)

AgeUKIG43: More money in your pocket (PDF 3 MB)

AgeUKIG44: In the driving seat (PDF 758 KB)

AgeUKIG45: Protecting yourself (PDF 508 KB)

AgeUKIG46: Dealing with debt (PDF 774 KB)

AgeUKIG47: Caring for someone with dementia (PDF 993 KB)

AgeUKIG48: Living with early-stage dementia (PDF 1014 KB)

AgeUKIG49: Attendance Allowance (PDF 617 KB)

AgeUKIG50: Pension Credit (PDF 637 KB)

AgeUKIG51: Before you go (PDF 478 KB)

AgeUKIG52: Carer's Allowance (PDF 245 KB)

AgeUKIG53: State Pension (PDF 149 KB)

AgeUKIL1: Staying cool in a heatwave (PDF 101 KB)

AgeUKIL4: Internet security (PDF 1 MB)

AgeUKIL5: Care home checklist (PDF 508 KB)

AgeUKIL6: Equity release (PDF 685 KB)

AgeUKIL8: How to be an executor (PDF 608 KB)

AgeUKIL7: Home safety checker (PDF 685 KB) 



The factsheet index (PDF 205 KB) shows our full list of factsheets and their date of publication. 

Later life in the UK (PDF 207 KB)

FS1: Help with heating costs (PDF 193 KB)

FS2: Buying retirement housing (PDF 191 KB)

FS5: Dental care – NHS and private treatment (PDF 384 KB)

FS6: Finding help at home (PDF 594 KB)

FS7: Making a Will (PDF 191 KB)

FS8: Council and housing association housing (PDF 188 KB)

FS9: Anti-social behaviour in housing (PDF 188 KB)

FS10: Paying for permanent residential care (PDF 258 KB)

FS12: Planning for retirement: money and tax (PDF 276 KB)

FS13: Funding repairs, improvements and adaptations (PDF 113 KB)

FS14: Dealing with an estate (PDF 198 KB)

FS15: Income Tax (PDF 212 KB)

FS16: Transgender issues and later life (PDF 279 KB)

FS17: Housing Benefit (PDF 232 KB)

FS19: State Pension (PDF 243 KB)

FS20: NHS continuing healthcare and NHS-funded nursing care (PDF 316 KB)

FS21: Council Tax (PDF 163 KB)

FS22: Arranging for someone to make decisions about your finance or welfare (PDF 312 KB)

FS24: Personal budgets and direct payments in adult social care (PDF 361 KB)

FS25: Returning from abroad (PDF 305 KB)

FS27: Planning for a funeral (PDF 252 KB)

FS29: Finding care home accommodation (PDF 287 KB)

FS34: Attendance Allowance (PDF 182 KB)

FS35: Tenants rights: rent (PDF 151 KB)

FS37: Hospital discharge arrangements (PDF 598 KB)

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

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

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

FS41: Social care assessment, eligibility and care planning (PDF 337 KB)

FS42: Disability equipment and home adaptations (PDF 248 KB)

FS43: Getting legal advice (PDF 167 KB)

FS44: NHS services (PDF 309 KB)

FS46: Paying for care and support at home (PDF 231 KB)

FS48: Pension Credit (PDF 280 KB)

FS49: The Social Fund, Advances of Benefit and Local Welfare Provision (PDF 161 KB)

FS55: Carer's Allowance (PDF 152 KB)

FS56: Benefits for people under Pension Credit age (PDF 516 KB)

FS58: Paying for temporary care in a care home (PDF 71 KB)

FS59: How to resolve problems and make a complaint about social care (PDF 228 KB)

FS60: Choice of accommodation - care homes (PDF 691 KB)

FS61: Help with health costs (PDF 165 KB)

FS62: Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (PDF 225 KB)

FS63: Finding private rented accommodation (PDF 163 KB)

FS64: Specialist housing for older people (PDF 395 KB)

FS65: Equity release (PDF 204 KB)

FS66: Resolving problems and making a complaint about NHS care (PDF 188 KB)

FS67: Tenants rights: repairs (PDF 168 KB)

FS68: Tenants rights: security of tenure (PDF 161 KB)

FS69: Water advice (PDF 319 KB)

FS71: Park Homes (PDF 159 KB)

FS72: Advance decisions, advance statements and living wills (PDF 181 KB)

FS74: Challenging welfare benefit decisions (PDF 238 KB)

FS75: Debt advice (PDF 160 KB)

FS76: Intermediate care and reablement (PDF 396 KB)

FS78: Safeguarding older people from abuse and neglect (PDF 606 KB)

FS79: The Equality Act 2010: the Public Sector Equality Duty

FS82: Switching energy supplier (PDF 219 KB)

FS87: Personal Independence Payment and Disability Living Allowance (PDF 605 KB)

FS89: Homelessness (PDF 396 KB)

FS90: Introduction to the Care Act 2014 (PDF 462 KB)

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