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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..

Many people prefer to stay living in their own home for as long as possible. There are services that can support you in doing this. Read more..

Kent County Council

People are increasingly choosing to organise their own care services. Kent County Council has an online care service directory. Click here to begin search..

Age UK

Age UK has advice on buying a retirement home, sheltered housing and Park homes. Read more..


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..




Which? Elderly Care provide more information on their website on when sheltered housing, assisted living and extra care sheltered housing may be suitable.