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Home and care guides

Our home and care guides offer more information on the options available to make sure you can live as independently as possible for as long as possible. 

You can download the guides from this page, or call the Age UK Advice Line on 0800 678 1602 to have them sent to your home for free. 

Staying safe

We all want to be safe, especially when we’re in our own homes or going about our day-to-day lives. This guide will outline things you can do to help you feel safer.

Housing options

They say ‘there’s no place like home’. But sometimes it becomes a bit more difficult to manage around the house. Read this guide to find out more about your options.

Adapting your home

Everyone wants to live in their own home for as long as possible. This guide looks at ways you can adapt your home so you can stay there.

Getting help at home

Have you recently started to feel that you could do with a little extra help at home? This guide gives you an overview of the help on offer.

Care homes

If you’re finding it more difficult to manage at home, you might be wondering if it’s time to move. This guide provides more information on care homes.

Useful contacts

It can be difficult to know where to turn when you need help. Our Useful contacts guide brings together the details of trusted organisations that can help you, now or in the future.

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Last updated: Sep 05 2023

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