Do you need any help or advice when thinking about YOUR future?
GET A WILL WRITTEN
Do you know that you need a full, legally sound will in place in order to ensure that your loved ones are bequeathed your estate when you die? For example, the term ‘estate’ actually means a lot more than just the money you have in the bank and any savings:
This could also be your home, if you are a home owner, plus any additional properties you might be lucky enough to own, the value of a
UK Care crisis – UK has 1 Carer for every 100 pensioners...
According to an international survey undertaken by the OECD in 2011, Ireland has 3 times as many carers per 100 pensioners. The U.S. has five times as many and Sweden has 12 times as many.
The figures, from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, which represents industrialised nations, help explain the poor quality of care in many of our residential homes, as well as the appalling standards o
Financial Organisations Helplines and Websites that can help you
Shown below is a useful list of financial organisations that exist to help those in need and with money problems.
This advice service provides basic information on a wide range of financial topics. There are free guides and calculators and a helpline open Monday to Friday from 8am to 8pm. It is run by the Consumer Financial Education Body, a Government agency charged with improving financ
Care Charities & Organisations - Useful Links Action on Elder Abuse
United Kingdom charitable organization giving help and information about the abuse of older people.
Counsel & Care
Charity giving advice and information to older people, their relatives and carers across the UK. Includes care home guides.
CareAware is a non profit making public information and advisory service s
How should we pay for our Care?
When someone needs long-term care, it is emotional with feelings of guilt and fear. People are faced with baffling terminology and a care system they are very unfamiliar with and few understand. And so people don’t know how to deal with it or where to go for help and assistance when making a very important decision.
As people are living longer as we are healthier, but eventually there comes a time when some of us will need support and care.