Building Blocks for Real Time Advice and Information

A review of available sources of information and advice to help older people make informed choices about their housing and care.

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Planning Ahead: The family conversation

A report based on research designed to learn more about if and how families discuss and plan ahead for later life and the extent to which knowledge and decisions are shared between the generations.

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Housing Options for Older People in Scotland

This guide is an introduction to the different types of accommodation and support services available for older people across Scotland. With thanks to Housing Options Scotland and Nationwide Building Society.

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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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EAC response to Law Commission consultation on event fees Jan 2016

Some residential leases require the leaseholder to pay a fee when they resell the property, sub-let it, and on certain other events. ‘Event fees’ are common in specialist housing for older people. In its report of 2013, the Office of Fair Trading conclude

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FirstStop Advice: An overview of our services

FirstStop specialises in providing older people with information and advice on housing and care options, as well as related financial matters. This document provides a brief overview of what our national telephone Advice Line service does and how we do

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Later Life Research & Enterprise: Unlocking opportunities in the later life market

Later Life Research and Enterprise (LLR) is a unique collective of five specialised organisations focused on older householders as consumers. Our expertise embraces housing, health and wellbeing, home and leisure and social and economic activity, demograp

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Resident Consultation Service

A Resident Consultation Service which engages residents of all forms of housing for later life via a stimulating card game. The reports to housing providers give clear feedback of how residents view their facilities and services.

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