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Later life conversations

Some conversations with our friends, families and loved ones can be difficult to have. They're often the most important. We're here with useful information to help you and those you care about throughout your later life.

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No one knows exactly what the future holds, and for some this can seem daunting. So some people choose to make a Power of Attorney - so that if the time comes when they're unable to make their own decisions, they have someone, they know and trust, to act on their behalf.

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Divorce can be a difficult time, particularly when you're worried about money and the costs associated with legal bills. If you're thinking about divorce, or getting divorced, here's some tips on getting your finances organised.

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Knowledge is power, or so they say. So when it comes to the sorts of care you might need in old age, it helps to have all the facts to hand. And like it or not, most of us are going to need a little extra help as we get older.

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Lots of us delay the decision to make a will, so if that's you, you're not alone. Should you die, without having made a will, law will decide how your estate will be distributed, and who will benefit. If you want to make sure the people you care about inherit your estate, here's what you need to do.

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Death is rarely a pleasant subject, but it can be reassuring to know that your loved ones won't have to worry about organising everything on your behalf. Make a funeral plan in advance and you can do it your way. We look at what the main considerations are when planning a funeral.

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Losing a loved one is never easy – even if you’ve been prepared for your loss. We all deal with grief in different ways - but whatever the circumstances, here is some practical support to help you deal with that sense of loss.

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