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How to find the right life insurance for your parent

... How to find the right life insurance for your parent Insurance, money, death, If your parent is considering life insurance for the first time and faces bewilderment at the level of choice Ashley Shepherd, Managing Director of Over50choices, offers his guidance through a diverse ...

A guide to Inheritance Tax

... A guide to Inheritance Tax inheritance tax, assets, money, life assurance, tax bill Whether you're helping your parents make their wills ... or getting your own organised, it's worth understanding the rules so you can make the most of opportunities to save on the Inheritance Tax ...

Safe exercise in later life expands horizons

... Safe exercise in later life expands horizons exercise, mobility, independence, surgery, injury, story Our friend Kevin Morgan (aka FitOldDog) tells us how his training injury and other health issues, including an abdominal aortic aneurysm, led him to leave his career ...

How can MySupportBroker help your parent coordinate care?

... his welfare and how they could help to maintain his quality of life once he returned home. They wanted to be as involved in ... to help you and your parent. All work is independently quality assured. There are no referral fees of commissions paid to Support Brokers ...

Planning a funeral: Answers for the bereaved

... Planning a funeral: Answers for the bereaved FUNERAL, END OF LIFE, BEREAVEMENT, UNDERTAKER Planning a funeral can appear an intimidating prospect ... , but they can also provide a surprising pillar of comfort and assurance. Beyond this there are very specific services that a funeral director ...

Adjusting to life in a wheelchair

... Adjusting to life in a wheelchair mobility, independence, story, Older parents can find themselves in a wheelchair for all sorts of health reasons after which life can change significantly from the norm. Katherine Pyne, creator of online disability shop designed2enable, found herself in ...

Care fees funding and deprivation of assets: the rules

... in the financial assessment of means and includes personal possessions, certain life assurance products(including some investment bonds), and your parent's ... for the first twelve weeks that he or she is in care. If your parent were to convert capital such as savings into disregarded ...

Top tips on making life easier for someone with dementia

... Top tips on making life easier for someone with dementia dementia, alzheimer's, memory, independence We can't fix dementia. But in small ways we can make the world feel safer and less confusing. To help them We can suggest to their carers that they keep ...

Tips on dementia and the family fall-out

... her mother despite having an extended family close at hand, this week's storyteller shares some of her insights into making the best of what life throws at us. Recognise that people don't get it The problem with dementia is that it's difficult to understand. Sufferers often try ...

Why we shouldn't de-clutter our family history

... Why we shouldn't de-clutter our family history DECLUTTER, AUTOBIOGRAPHY, STORY De-cluttering may be the road to an easier life but be sure you're not losing important family history says Bryher Scudamore. She has riveting tales from her forebears to prove the point. The fashion for ...