Getting Started

When your parent starts dipping into old age and displaying signs of vulnerability, the realisation of the challenges that lie ahead can be overwhelming. There are so many things to consider that it can be hard to know where to start. Here we cover the basics of what you need to know as you embark on this stage of life.

getting started

5 ways to support an emergency admission to hospit...

Reviewed by Dr Patrick Ruane At some point, most of us will experience the distress of...

Planning ahead to reduce inheritance tax

Reviewed by James Badcock The prospect of having to pay a hefty inheritance tax bill i...

Financial support for elderly UK: What is your par...

Reviewed by Dean Morgan Is your elder parent getting the financial aid and funded care...

Bringing your elderly parent to live with you in t...

While the saying 'out of sight, out of mind' holds true for some situations, it definitel...

Should you be the executor of your parent’s will? ...

Reviewed by James Badcock “How would you feel about being the executor of my will?” If...

Dementia: What you need to know and why

Reviewed by Dr Sarah Gunn Among the various challenges that having ageing parents brin...

Lasting Powers of Attorney: why they are so import...

Reviewed by James Badcock Have you considered what would happen if your parents were u...

Live-in care costs in the UK: A comprehensive guid...

How much does live-in care cost in the UK? That's not an easy question to answer because ...

Healthy ageing: Simple steps to help you help your...

Why is it a good use of your time to help your parents age well? Proactively supporting h...

Taking over ageing parent finances: tips and consi...

What would happen if you suddenly needed to manage your ageing parents finances? When ill...

Protecting your family’s future: Why you mus...

Reviewed by James Badcock As much as we don't like to think about it, as we get older ...

How to plan and prepare for your parents getting o...

What will happen to your parents as they age? What needs will they have? Do they have eno...

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