Find your retirement services
Services to help you live safely and well at home
Maintaining your home in good, secure, safe and warm condition may present increasing problems as you grow older.
Help to make your home more age-friendly
A challenge we all face as we get older is to think about where we live, and how it will work for us when we’re older. If you intend to ‘stay put’ where you are, then thinking and planning ahead makes sense.
Home improvement Agencies (HIAs), also known as Care & Repair agencies, are local non-profit organisations set up to help older people think about, plan, finance and organise work on their homes.
Handyperson services tackle smaller repair jobs, including installing safety & security devices. They are provided by many local Age UKs as well as other organisations.
Practical help and support in your home
Our home service directory provides information about a wide range of services for older people. Select one of the topics below to browse service in your area.
For guidance on how to find help at home, see Our factsheet Living longer – remaining independent
For longer reads, search the EAC Library
Getting out and about
Getting older can make it more difficult to get around and do the things you used to do, or would like to do. But there are plenty of services that could help you. Our Home Services Directory offers information about: