Returning to England from abroad

This factsheet explains how to claim benefits and apply for housing, health and care services if you return to England from abroad. This factsheet is aimed at British nationals who have reached or are nearing retirement age.

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Housing our Ageing Population Plan for Implementation HAPPI 2

The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Housing and Care for Older People, chaired by Lord Best, has highlighted the benefits of improved housing options for older people. Their 2012 inquiry report, written by Jeremy Porteus – Secretary to the APPG Inquiry and director of the Housing LIN – is the result of a five […]

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Housing our Ageing Population Positive Ideas HAPPI 3 Making retirement living a positive choice

This volume in the influential HAPPI series for the APPG on Housing and Care for Older People calls on policymakers, house-builders and other stakeholders to address the concerns and issues that deter some people from moving to specialist housing. It says coordinated action is needed to give those approaching – or in – retirement greater […]

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Benefits for people of retirement age FS12

This factsheet summarises the main benefits available to people in retirement from the Department of Work and Pensions or the local council.

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Caring for someone

A basic guide to Carer’s Allowance, Income support. Pension Credit, Protecting your Basis State Pension, and other help for carers

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Advice on Parkinsons Disease

Information and advice about the causes, symptoms and treatment of Parkinson’s Disease. Compiled from information from the Parkinson’s Disease Society

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Parkinsons Diet

Information for people with Parkinson’s about diet. It includes food groups, fluids, eating plans, medication, food supplements, and advice about eating and swallowing

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Complementary Therapies Parkinsons

An appraisal of various complementary therapies, such as reflexology, homeopathy, acupuncture, and their potential benefit to people with Parkinson’s

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