When someone dies, it can be overwhelming and devastating experience. Support is available and you can reach bereavement experts by visiting our When someone dies page with the GriefChat where you can chat directly to a specially trained bereavement counsellor.
Our Coping with bereavement guide is an additional useful resource looking at how you might be feeling and where you can look for additional support when you need it.
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Find out if you can boost your income and cut your bills.
Money can be tight at times, especially once we retire and find ourselves living on a fixed income while our fuel bills, travel costs and general living expenses are increasing.
If you’re struggling to make ends meet, there may be financial support available and other ways to boost your income and save money on bills. Find out more with our free guides and factsheets.
Independent Age and Vodafone Foundation UK are working together to support older people to get connected and explore the benefits of being online.
Hi Digital, developed by Vodafone Foundation UK, is a free online resource to help you improve your digital skills. It includes step-by-step courses on a variety of simple digital topics. Start your digital journey today by visiting our Hi Digital page.
Pension Credit provides extra weekly income to people who have reached State Pension age and live on a low income. People who claim may also be entitled to other benefits. Visit our money information pages to find out more.
Since 2019 we've been campaigning for the Government to ensure that everyone who is entitled to Pension Credit receives it. Find out more about our Credit where it's due campaign & how you can help.
Poverty in later life: How people in older age move in and out of poverty, and what should be done to reduce it
Two in five pensioners spent at least one year of the last decade in poverty according to our new research with City, University of London.
Our latest report reveals that many people in later life live precariously, just one step from falling into poverty and we call on decision makers to take specific and necessary action to combat poverty in later life.
Ways you can save money
There may be ways you can save money if you’re struggling to make ends meet