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Age UK - Carers allowance and older carers

Posted: Sat Nov 27, 2010 8:26 pm
by rosemary
Many of us find that during our retirement our husband, wife or partner, or a relative or friend, has health problems and needs our help and support.

Unfortunately there is not much financial assistance or other support available. If we receive carer’s allowance before we retire, it is taken away when we start to receive our pension. Those who care for others are often undervalued and ignored by society
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Re: Age UK - Carers allowance and older carers

Posted: Thu Apr 14, 2011 6:14 am
by aussiecarer
i have had to be a carer for so long I dont have any retirement to look forward to.