Thinking Ahead housing and related care options in later life

– Help with making appropriate housing choices together – What help is available if you decide it is best for the person you care for to stay at home including: – What can help to support people to live independently – How to make the home safe and healthy – Living at home with a […]

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Unlocking the housing market Helping first time buyers by helping later life buyers

We carried out focus groups with middle-aged and older people to test a variety of policy ideas and developed a support package we consider to have the most impact. This helps older people move into retirement developments and boost their local visibility.

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65 Plus How well does your home suit you

A large print version of the shortened and simplified version of the original HOOP questionnaire, designed to help older people review their present living arrangements, identify any problems, and find information to help solve them.

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Housing an Ageing Population England

With an ageing population, the question of how to address the UK’s housing crisis for older people is an acute one. Build rates are generally substantially lower than forecast need and the issue is exacerbated further for older people; who must also consider accessibility and current or potential future care requirements. This paper opens in […]

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Housing Options Different types of housing to suit your needs

Many of us find that as we get older we start to think more about where we live. Do you want to stay where you are, but could do with some support to make life easier? Would repairs or adaptations make it more comfortable? Perhaps you’re thinking about moving somewhere smaller or nearer to family […]

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FirstStop Moving Home Service

Every situation is unique. We tailor our service to reflect your specific requirements. Flexible – we do as much or as little as you want, including facilitating disposal, sale or recycling of unwanted items.

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Going to Live Abroad

This general guide contains tips and sources of information for people who are considering moving to live abroad.

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Exportable Benefits

Information for older UK citizens living in Spain about entitlement to the state pension, pension credit, winter fuel allowance, invalidity allowances, and bereavement benefits.

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