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View our range of up-to-date information factsheets on the most common issues faced by older people, such as benefits and entitlements, moving into a care home, paying for care and much more.

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Wise Guides for over-65s

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Free guides for later life: order one of our Wise Guides to help boost your income, find support and stay independent.

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The Care Act in England

Houses of ParliamentThe Care Act in England has changed the way social care support and funding works. Some of the changes have taken effect from 1 April - read our factsheet: What does the Care Act mean for me?