There are currently 122 active factsheets/guides
Getting help at home - Information Guide
This guide outlines the help you may be able to receive and signposts to relevant organisations to get personal care, adapting our home to suit our needs, or receiving benefits.
Staying Safe - Information Guide
This guide provides practical steps that you can take to feel safer, both at home and when you are out.
Care homes - Information Guide
This guide looks at how to find a care home, how to arrange and pay for care.
Your mind matters - Information Guide
This guide looks at things you can do to look after your mental wellbeing, as well as steps you can take if you think you need some help.
Healthy Living - Information Guide
This guide highlights the benefits of staying active and eating healthily.
How to be an executor - Information Guide
This guide provides a clear checklist of an executor’s duties, including how to register the death, sort out Inheritance Tax and deal with different assets.
Equity Release - Information Guide
This information guide is designed to help you decide if equity release is the right choice for you.
Save energy, pay less - Information Guide
This guide looks at both simple measures and more significant changes, such as installing insulation and draught-proofing, and how to get help with the costs.
Equipment to make life easier - South Lakeland
This list provides some idea of where you can get equipment from Alarms and Disabled Parking Badge to Hearing Aids to help when everyday tasks become a little harder.
Living with Dementia - South Lakeland
This leaflet provide advice on how to get help from Social Services, financial support and the aids and equipments what you need.
Societies and Clubs - South Lakeland
This list aims to give you help and advice to find the best Societies and Clubs in South Lakeland.
Safety in the home - South Lakeland
Care Alarms, Lifeline, Fire safety, Home Security and Falls Prevention
Caring for someone with dementia - Information Guide
This guide takes you through the dementia journey, from getting a diagnosis to talking to family and friends, joining a carers group, accessing help, and the practical things such as sorting out someone’s finances and legal affairs
Useful contacts -Information Guide
This guide pulls together information, services and products that Age UK, Age Cymru and Age NI provide for people in later life.
Advice for carers - Information Guide
This guide covers the benefits you can claim, requesting flexible working hours and organising respite care.
Staying cool in a heatwave - Information Guide
This guide will help to find out how to protect yourself from the heat and how to recognise heat-related illness.
At home with dementia - Information Guide
If you or someone you care for is living with dementia, this guide will help you to think about each room in the home and see what changes might be appropriate now or in the future.
Living with early-stage dementia - Information Guide
This guide is aimed at people who have been newly diagnosed with early-stage dementia. It takes them through the practical steps they should put in place now.