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Relationships and family

As we get older, relationships can change and you may begin to lose loved ones. While there's no one way to deal with these things, our information and advice can help you find support.

Main topics

  • End of life issues

    Thinking about the end of life can be difficult, but being informed can help us stay in control of the way we die.
  • Coping with bereavement

    When you lose someone, it can feel like your world has fallen apart. Our advice and support can help you cope.
  • How to adjust to living alone

    Although it may be scary to begin with, living on our own is a situation most of us can adapt to.
  • Guide to dating

    Getting older doesn’t mean that our need for closeness and companionship goes away.
  • Sex in later life

    Sexuality doesn’t just disappear as you age and it’s perfectly natural to have sexual desires.
  • LGBT+

    Most issues and advice relating to later life apply to everyone equally, but some things affect LGBT+ people differently.
  • Top tips for grandparents

    It's normal to feel nervous about spending time with little ones. We can give you some support.
  • Remarrying

    There are some key practical issues to consider when remarrying or forming a new civil partnership.
  • Protection from abuse

    We should be able to live safely, without having to worry about being exploited, abused or neglected.
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