Information guides and fact sheets

Factsheets 

opens link in new window Factsheet 1s - Help with heating

opens link in new window Factsheet 2s - Buying retirement housing

opens link in new window Factsheet 7s - Making your will

opens link in new window Factsheet 8s - Looking for rented housing

opens link in new window Factsheet 10s - Council charging procedures for care homes

opens link in new window Factsheet 13s - Older homeowners: funding repairs, improvements & adaptations

opens link in new window Factsheet 14s - Sorting out an estate when someone has died

opens link in new window Factsheet 21s - Council Tax

opens link in new window Factsheet 25s - Returning from Abroad to Scotland

opens link in new window Factsheet 27s - Arranging a funeral

opens link in new window Factsheet 35s - Rights for council & housing association tenants

opens link in new window Factsheet 36s - Private tenants' rights

opens link in new window Factsheet 38s - Treatment of the former home as capital for people in care homes

opens link in new window Factsheet 39s - Paying for care in a care home if you have a partner

opens link in new window Factsheet 40s - Transfer of assets & paying for care in a care home

opens link in new window Factsheet 41s - Council assessments for care and support at home

opens link in new window Factsheet 42s - Equipment for daily living

opens link in new window Factsheet 43s - Obtaining & paying for legal advice

opens link in new window Factsheet 44s - NHS Services for older people

opens link in new window Factsheet 46s - Paying for care & support at home

opens link in new window Factsheet 60s - Welfare Benefit & Pension Changes

opens link in new window Factsheet 101s - Fire safety & older people in Scotland

opens link in new window Factsheet 102s - Elder abuse

opens link in new window Factsheet 103s - Legal options for someone who has lost capacity

opens link in new window Factsheet 104s - Ways that you can help someone else manage their money and benefits

opens link in new window Factsheet 105s - Hospital based complex clinical care

Factsheet AS116 - Advance Directives

Publications list

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General publications

opens link in new window  Help with oil fired heating

 A guide to keeping warm and staying well for all those using oil-fired central heating.

opens link in new window Power of Attorney Information Pack

Understand the different types of Power of Attorney, what they can include and what is involved in getting one.

 Housing Options - A guide for older people in Scotland

This guide provides useful information about the different possibilities available to you, whether you need to move quickly or are planning ahead for the future.

Advantage Magazine

View the latest edition of our member's magazine Advantage

Health Information Guides

General Health Publications

Age Scotland Health Guide 

This guide highlights some things to consider with regard to your health and well-being and the benefits they can bring.

Eat Well

We produced this guide after speaking to older people about what they wanted to know about healthy eating.

Age Maze

Our Age Maze aims to point you towards the organisations that exist to help you that you may be unfamiliar with. Make the most of services available to you.

Up and About

Taking positive steps to avoid trips and falls

Benefits Guides

Factsheet AS110 - Pension Credit
Factsheet AS111 – Carers Allowance 
Factsheet AS112 – Attendance Allowance 
Factsheet AS113 – State Pension Factsheet AS110 - Pension Credit

Factsheet AS110 - Pension Credit

Extra money if you are on a low income

Factsheet AS111 – Carers Allowance

A benefit to help with the costs of caring

Factsheet AS112 – Attendance Allowance 


Extra money to help you

Factsheet AS113 – State Pension

What it is and how to claim

Benefits Maze

A guide to claiming benefits and grants for older people in Scotland

Mental Health and Wellbeing Guides

Worried about someone's mental health?

 

Keeping well and who can help

 

A guide to Mental Capacity in Scotland

 

A guide for Carers

Condition Specific Publications

opens link in new window Age-Related Macular Degeneration

opens link in new window Alcohol

opens link in new window Cancer

opens link in new window Cataracts

opens link in new window Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

opens link in new window Coronary Heart Disease

opens link in new window Dementia

opens link in new window Depression

opens link in new window Diabetes

opens link in new window Exercise

opens link in new window General Health Information

opens link in new window Glaucoma

opens link in new window Hearing Loss

opens link in new window High Blood Pressure

opens link in new window Influenza (flu)

opens link in new window Insomnia

opens link in new window Osteoarthritis

opens link in new window Osteoporosis

opens link in new window Parkinson's Disease

opens link in new window Stroke and Transient Ischaemic Attacks (TIAs)

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If you require hard copy versions of any of our publications please email publications@agescotland.org.uk.  Age Scotland publications are free to older people and appropriate older people's services subject to availability.   

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