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What benefits can you claim over 60?

21 Jan 16

Many older people in the UK are unaware that they are entitled to receive cash benefits…

Top tips for filling out an attendance allowance form

17 Dec 15

Attendance allowance is granted to those people over 65 who require personal care assistance. The form…

How to get a free boiler for pensioners

16 Jan 15

Who is eligible for a free boiler? If your older relative owns their own home or…

What is NHS Continuing Care and how do you qualify?

10 May 17

NHS continuing care is care that is arranged and funded by the NHS free of charge outside of…

How to challenge Continuing Care decisions

17 Apr 17

Continuing  Healthcare can be defined as care provided over an extended period of time, to a…

Benefits and tax in retirement

22 Mar 17

Research has revealed* that more than £5 billion of means-tested benefits go unclaimed by retired people…

Care Funding, Direct Payments & Personal Budgets Explained

08 Feb 17

Care funding Once the person has been assessed, the local authority can charge for the services…

Funding to adapt older parent’s home

07 Feb 17

You may be able to stay at home longer if your house is adapted to meet your care needs. And there’s financial support available.

Save money with cut back calculator

26 Jan 17

Making savings is never easy, but if you use our cut back calculator, it can help…

Financial help from grandparents

20 Jan 17

A grandparent wants to be as involved in the lives of their grandchildren as possible. From…

How to close your parent’s bank account

31 Dec 16

The steps you need to take to close your bank account vary depending on where you bank and what type of account you have. There are also certain things to think about before you go ahead. Use our plan to make sure that you haven’t overlooked anything.

Calculate cost of elderly parent care

15 Nov 16

Paying for care can be a minefield, so we are here to help you calculate what…

Looking after Mother-in-Law’s Finances

31 Oct 16

David King writes about handling his mother-in-law’s finances I have been officially appointed as the “Financial…

What are the rules for gifting assets?

23 Aug 16

It can be tempting to consider gifting assets to avoid paying for care, but beware of…

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