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About this site

We’re here to help you navigate through the highs and lows of supporting older family and friends.

To do that we have a wealth of articles, news and stories that provide practical ideas, food for thought, and a place to share our experiences. We’ll also be pointing you to other sources of useful information so you can build a bigger picture to help you make choices.

Find your topic through the menus

You’ll find a bar near the top of the page with our main topics: Health, Financial, Care, Quality of Life and Family. Click on any tab and you’ll find a menu on the left-hand side to help you navigate to the subject you would like to learn about.

Search for what you need

Know what you’re looking for? Use the search box to create a list of articles with the relevant term.

Read our “agony aunt”

If you have a challenge juggling work, home and caring, or want to find ways to work successfully with your family in eldercare, take a look at Ask Lesley. Professional coach Dr Lesley Trenner offers advice to readers on their relationship and emotional issues.

Find out more

If you’d like to learn more about any subject, take a look at the Directory page, where we list other specialist sites that offer further information.

Share your experiences

If you’ve got a story or tips you would be willing to share with readers to help them on their own journey, please get in touch with us at [email protected].

You can use that email address to ask any question as well.


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Collaborative posts

We occasionally work with commercial partners to create articles, which we highlight as being Collaborative Posts.