At this time of year, it’s traditional for us to make New Year’s resolutions and I’m sure that the Prime Minister Boris Johnson is no different. Senior Policy Officer Jeremy Bushnell has more:
Charlotte Gandhu, from the Office of the Public Guardian, explains the importance of having a lasting power of attorney (LPA).
Michael Roche, a Technical Advisor at Independent Age, highlights some of the unforeseen costs people may face when moving into residential care.
Bereavement can also bring a range of money worries. Stephanie Owens from Hospice UK looks at the issues and help available.
Anne tells us about the difficulties of trying to pay into a pension when challenges were thrown in her path and the strain this puts on her to this day.
With the average price of a funeral now more than £4,000, Claire Brandon from Quaker Social Action explains what can be done to help manage the costs.
Mike, one of Independent Age’s campaigners, shares his fears for the future as costs continue to rise.
Jennifer from Compassion in Dying discusses the many untruths that surround making and registering a Lasting Power of Attorney, and provides useful advice about planning ahead.
Kirsty Woodard discusses the unique challenges faced by people ageing without children.