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Is time to care about care?

As publicly funded social care support is shrinking, is it time to start thinking about how you will fund potential future care costs?

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Choosing attorneys for your lasting power of attorney link

Choosing attorneys for your lasting power of attorney

Gail Hall of Warners Solicitors in Tonbridge outlines some of the things to think about when you decide who to trust with your lasting power of attorney.

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Top tips for preparing for future care fees  link

Top tips for preparing for future care fees

Independent Financial Adviser, Neil Whitaker of Goodman IFA, reveals his top three tips for preparing for your future care fees.

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Close to Hand introduces SMS alerts to Home Helpers

We have now opened up the way job holders can access our service and connect with local Home Helpers. Members who are looking for some home help now have the option to message local helpers by email and SMS without the need to first post a job advert

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Living with chronic illness and remaining independent at home link

Living with chronic illness and remaining independent at home

Almost all of us will seek the help of others at some point in our life for support with everyday tasks – after having a baby, recovering from surgery or as we slow down with age. Dipping energy levels, loss of mobility and feelings of loneliness are

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Loneliness in new mothers

Feeling lonely and isolated might be the last thing you’d expect to feel as a new mum. Accepting some help and companionship can have a positive impact on your mental and physical wellbeing.

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Equity Release link

Equity Release

Each year thousands of people use part of the equity in their home to help their financial situation. Read information to explain a bit more about Equity Release and who it can benefit.

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Help and support at home following the arrival of a newborn link

Help and support at home following the arrival of a newborn

Are you balancing the needs of a newborn with running a household and could do with an extra pair of hands? Here’s how Close to Hand can help.

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What is home help and who is it for? link

What is home help and who is it for?

Home help is for anyone who needs an extra pair of hands at home to assist with practical tasks or to provide companionship. Close to Hand recognises that there are many reasons people look for help at home at certain times throughout their lives.

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