Where to begin

Looking for housing or care can be a complicated process. Here are our guides to help you on your journey.

Where to begin

Make your way through our guides to help you on your journey through retirement. 

From learning more about the types of housing options for older people to brushing up on the latest health and wellbeing advice, you'll find a wealth of information in the sections below.

Click through our guides below to help you on your journey through retirement

Beginning the conversation

Conversations about health, care, managing of finances and moving home are not everyday topics and lots of us don’t feel confident when bringing them up. However, it’s important to have these conversations so you can ensure that your loved ones are thinking about the future and know you are there to help.

Moving home

If you’re thinking about where you might like to move as you get older we can help. From housing options for older people to our guide to downsizing, in this section you'll find lots of helpful articles to make the process as easy as possible

Moving into a care home

Moving to a care home can be an emotional time but making plans early and getting the information and advice you need will help make any changes much easier and less stressful.

Health and wellbeing

In this section you'll find hints and tips on living a healthy and active lifestyle in later life. It's not just about eating healthily and staying active, but also looking after your mental health.

Respite care

In this section find out about what respite care is, why it's important, what are respite care services, how to arrange respite care, who pays for respite care and more.

Living with dementia

At Abbeyfield, we want all of our residents living with dementia to live the way they want. In this section you'll find out about the ways Abbeyfield supports our residents living with dementia and a list of organisations you might find useful.

Families and relationships

As we get older, relationships with family, friends and loved ones can change over time. Here we talk about the changes in different chapters in your life.

End of life planning

Thinking about the end of life can be difficult, but being well informed of all your options can help alleviate any stress and give you confidence that your wishes will be met.

COVID19 Information

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