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10 questions to ask your parents before it's too late

... 10 questions to ask your parents before it's too late death, probate, funeral, power of attorney, finances There are some questions that are really hard to ask, but knowing the answers can greatly relieve the pressure in times of emergency or end of life ...

How to apply for Attendance Allowance - what you need to know - Part 1

... How to apply for Attendance Allowance- what you need to know- Part 1 eldercare, money, finance, care fees, It's easy enough to say you can apply for this or that to help support your parents, but just how difficult is the practice ...

How to manage your parent's financial affairs

... How to manage your parent's financial affairs money, finances, power of attorney, welfare Associate Solicitor Stuart Adams, from Penningtons Manches LLP, shares his advice on how to deal with organisations such as banks, building societies and utility companies on your parent's behalf when ...

What is NHS Continuing Healthcare?

... What is NHS Continuing Healthcare? NHS, ELDERCARE, SOCIAL CARE, MONEY, FINANCE, As our parent's get older their healthcare needs can change considerably. With complicated health conditions comes lengthy NHS and local authority assessments that can leave both you and your parent in ...

Should you be paying care home top-up fees?

... Should you be paying care home top-up fees? care fees, money, finance, social care, eldercare If a care home resident is funded by their local authority, then families are allowed to contribute top-up fees to give them more choice in where they live ...

Care fees funding and deprivation of assets: the rules

... Care fees funding and deprivation of assets: the rules care fees, money, finance, assets, social care Member of Solicitors for the Elderly and Associate with Clarke Willmott LLP Heledd Wyn shares how to protect your parent from the possible pitfalls of a Local Authority ...

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 ...

FAQ: Appointing Lasting Power of Attorney

... FAQ: Appointing Lasting Power of Attorney Power of Attorney, property, finances, welfare Many people have a basic knowledge of what an Attorney does, but are concerned that appointing an Attorney will automatically mean they give up their independence over their property and financial affairs ...

Whose house is it anyway? A question of home ownership

... Whose house is it anyway? A question of home ownership money, finance, assets, care fees, property, power of attorney The When They Get Older team recently read an article in the Telegraph highlighting how home ownership transferrals can be a bit tricky to ...

Reaching the other side of dementia care

... led me to be able to leave work when I wanted to. The course gives people the information they need to make choices about finances, pensions, wills and other things that are important. My social life is on the up too, and I can go ...