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Benefits – What Benefits are Available for the over 60’s ?

Citizens advice are usually the first port of call, as they have advisers who are familiar with this area.  https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/local/broxtowe/contact-us/ There are at least 10 benefits you may be eligible for, depending on your health and income. This is an … Continue reading

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Care Costs

This is something we know very little about, but is a big area of concern, given the current state of social care funding. We are hoping to get some experts to come and advise us Links: How the care system … Continue reading

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Scams to look out for

Unfortunately, there are a lot of frauds and scams attempted on the elderly. See:  https://bramcotetoday.org.uk/scam-warnings/ –

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Lifeline Systems

Broxtowe runs a scheme Broxtowe Assistive Living Solns:  

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Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA)

Setting up an LPA is a ‘must do’ if you have an ageing parent. If you set up an LPA, it allows the nominated attorney – (i.e. you or others) to act on behalf of the ‘donor’ (the elderly person) … Continue reading

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