New approach to ageing

 – older people lead project to improve later years Community research has identified challenges of ageing. Now social entrepreneurs are being invited to develop solutions. By the time the NHS celebrates its 100th birthday in 2048, there will be more than...

Our 8 care home quality indicators

Deciding to make the move into a care home is a big decision. There are a lot of things to think about all at once, and it can be difficult to know what questions to ask or how to quickly judge a really good care home. That’s why, at Independent Age, we’ve been...

7 Benefits Unique To Live In Care

The Good Care Group has created a 7-point infographic which summarises the core benefits of Live-in Care. The lives of people who require care can be enriched by choosing a Live-in Care service. With multiple health and wellbeing benefits, the info-graphic breaks down...

Benefits of speaking to a financial advisor

Why you should get professional financial advice as you approach needing care One of the biggest financial decisions that you will make in your lifetime is how you pay for your care costs, and for many it will be the last big financial decision they have to take.  For...

Care homes

It can be difficult to know where to turn when you are considering moving into a care home and the number of decisions you need to think through can seem overwhelming. As an older people’s charity, we have created a number of advice guides along with a handy checklist...

Assisted living in the UK

There once were only a small number of limited options available to anybody needing or considering care in later life. Yet recently a rapidly ageing population here in the UK has led to a number of innovative new solutions which have been developed to suit different...