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How to find the right car insurance for your parent

... Insurance, disability, pension, driving license, blue badge, bus pass When They Get Older has teamed up with Ashley Shepherd, ... Director of Over50choices.co.uk, to explore the murky waters of car insurance and discover how to choose the right policy for your parent. Insurance ...

Improvements in accessibility in public transport

... older passengers and those with disabilities? The team at Britain's largest bus operator, Stagecoach, describe changes for the better. Using public ... England, though the age required for you to apply for a pass will depend on the year you were born and the area you ...

What to do when a parent dies

... to do this: National Insurance number Passport Driving Licence Blue Badge Bus Pass 6. Managing assets in the short term. If you ... power of attorney, that will now be at an end. Don't attempt to use your parent's assets or access their account without the ...

How I coped with my mum's dementia

... everything from bills, gadgets and mum's arrangements to birthday cards, bus passes and light bulbs. I'd face the endless dilemma of whether ... slip out of a meeting to take the call, let it go to voicemail, or, if something needed doing, I'd try ...

Benefits for the hearing disabled

... Help to purchase a vehicle from the Motability Scheme A railcard or bus pass Vehicle Tax exemption Help with the cost of adapting your home ... a Disabled Facilities Grant They may also be exempt from having to pay VAT on some types of products, goods or services providing you ...

Retiring to the country - 8 things to discuss before your parents decide

... and farther between than they were. Have you checked the local bus services? Is there a reliable dial-a-ride scheme or any other community ... all to start with, but you may need help as time passes. Are there people around that you can employ? How are ...

Is it time to hang up the car keys?

... organise these in many areas. What's the situation with the commercial bus and train companies? Is there a local taxi service that's reliable ... Dave Hall is now a driving instructor who helps many 17-year-olds to pass their tests, but has also helped older people to regain their ...

My strategy for coping with grief

... My dad supported my mum and all of us throughout our lives, joining the army to fight for his country. When my mum passed away peacefully in her sleep, they had just celebrated 64 years of marriage. We suspect that she knew about her heart condition ...

Whose house is it anyway? A question of home ownership

... if one partner dies, the other automatically becomes the sole owner of the home. With Tenants in Common one of your parents can pass on their share to you, or another relative, in the event of their death, whilst your other parent can continue to ...

How to claim a lost pension

... How to claim a lost pension pension, finances, money Once your parent passes retirement age it's likely they'll be living off a number of pension pots. With most people moving jobs an average of 11 times during their working career it can be easy to lose ...