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Housing for older people

Are you older or are you helping an older person? If you are looking for advice on housing we have lots of useful information for older people here.

There are different types of retirement housing options depending on your needs and preferences. Read more about retirement housing options.

Many people prefer to stay living in their own home for as long as possible. Read more about what services can support you to stay in your own home.

People are increasingly choosing to organise their own care services. Kent County Council has an online care service directory. You can view the KCC online care service directory here.

Read advice from Age UK on buying a retirement home, sheltered housing and Park Homes here.

FirstStop Advice is an independent, free service offering advice and information for older people, their families and carers about housing and care options in later life. Read more about FirstStop Advice here.

Which? provide information about later life care on their website this is advice on sheltered housing, assisted living and extra care sheltered housing options that may be suitable.