Front cover of the Advice for later life guide

You don’t have to be retired yourself to pick up great tips. This is a fantastic resource for relatives, volunteers, healthcare workers and anyone closely involved with older people.

Read Advice for later life and discover how to:

  • boost your pension and cut your bills
  • make your home safer and easier to manage
  • join the online community without getting scammed
  • stay fit, healthy and happy
  • get out and about for as long as you can.

Whether you want to pay less on the train or find an NHS dentist; avoid a fall or get out of debt; install a walk-in shower or find a cleaner; Advice for later life has the answer. 

The advice in this guide applies to England only. A lot of it will still be relevant to you but we have a few suggestions if you are looking for advice that is specific to other parts of the UK.

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