Living Will

A living will or ‘advance decision’ allows you to set out your wishes and refuse medical treatment in future. In this article we will explain: –       What a living will is and what it involves –       Why making a living will is important –       The process involved...

Why are lethal falls on the increase?

New figures released by the Office for National Statistics reveal a massive rise in the number of over 85s dying from falls. Between 2008 and 2016 the number of deaths from falls in men over 85 rose by 177% and in women by 72%. Such deaths are rising much faster than...

Healthy living

Looking after your mental and physical health can help you live well and stay happy, active and safe in later life. Protect your health: as you get older you may find that you experience more health problems but there are services that can help to protect you from...

Premium rate ‘Insolvency Service’ phone scam

Members of the public are being warned not to fall for a telephony scam which asks you to make premium-rate calls to the Insolvency Service.  The Insolvency Service is a Government agency that supports people in financial distress, tackling financial wrongdoing and...