Family Life

The stages that you pass through from early life to retirement as a member of a family are called the family life cycle. As you reach each stage you are faced with new challenges and you will gain new skills that help you cope with this evolving cycle. Life doesn’t always run smoothly and situations such as severe illness, financial problems or the death of a loved one can have an effect on how well you pass through each stage. Whether you are a young person or over 50, MyAdviceGateway will help you locate the information and advice you need to cope with the challenges and stress of daily life.

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Housing Matters

MUTUAL EXCHANGE

A mutual exchange is a home swap with another tenant and could involve any property type. You can swap homes with any Council tenant or Housing Association tenant in the UK providing they have the right to mutual exchange and want to swap homes with you.

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Family Bereavement

LEAVING A DIGITAL LEGACY

It is no longer enough just to ensure that you have made adequate provisions in a will. You also must ensure that your online footprint and digital assets are securely documented.

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Long Term Care & Caring

TYPES OF LONG TERM CARE

Like most people you would probably prefer to receive care services at home when you get older. However, sometimes you may need to consider going into sheltered accommodation or a residential care home instead, but how do you decide which care service is the right option for you?

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Education

CHOOSING A SCHOOL

Choosing a school is one of the most important decisions you will make for your child. To have the best chance of getting your child into the school of your choice, you must apply well ahead of time.

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Healthcare

NHS CONTINUING HEALTHCARE AND PERSONAL HEALTH BUDGET

NHS Continuing Healthcare and Personal Health Budgets can provide funding and planning to help people with complex on-going healthcare needs.

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Relationships

ENDING A RELATIONSHIP

There is no ‘good’ way to end a relationship, especially a long-term one. But there are ways to do it causing minimal hurt to your partner – and yourself.

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Pensions & Retirement

STATE PENSION

The State Pension gives you a regular income for the rest of your life. You can claim it when you reach State Pension age. However, you need to have paid enough National Insurance contributions in order to be paid the full State Pension.

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Computers in the Home

MICROSOFT OFFICE

Microsoft Office is a suite of application software that can be used to type letters and envelopes, create spreadsheets, make labels, and produce presentations for your home or office.

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Local Authorities & Council Tax

COMPLAINTS AND CLAIMS AGAINST THE COUNCIL

You can complain to your council if you consider they have done something wrong, failed to provide a service or not followed the correct procedures.

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Housing Matters

PRIVATE RENTED ACCOMMODATION

Private renting offers you greater freedom to find the type of accommodation you require in the area you wish to live but, because of the high demand for properties, rents can be higher than in the private sector.

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Family Bereavement

WHAT TO DO AFTER SOMEONE DIES

When somebody dies there are many arrangements, decisions and notifications that have to be made. The death must be registered, the funeral organised, Government departments and Local Councils notified and the estate distributed.

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Long Term Care & Caring

STAYING AT HOME

Many people would prefer to remain in their own home in later life but can find it difficult due to health problems and decreasing mobility. If you are finding it difficult to manage, but would prefer not to move, there may be ways in which life can be made easier …

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Education

KEY STAGES OF EDUCATION

A Key Stage is a stage of the state education system in England, setting the educational knowledge expected of students at various ages as defined by the National Curriculum.

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Healthcare

NHS VACCINATION PROGRAMME

Vaccination (or Immunisation) are one of the most effective ways to protect yourself and other people against serious disease.The NHS provides a complete programme of vaccinations routinely offered to everyone in the UK for free on the NHS starting for children age 2 up to the age of 18 and …

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Relationships

CHILD MAINTENANCE

Child maintenance is regular financial support for the cost of raising your child and is one of the most important things to agree on for parents going through a divorce or separation.

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Pensions & Retirement

ADDITIONAL STATE PENSION (SECOND STATE PENSION)

The Additional State Pension is paid on top of the basic State Pension and is based on earnings. Known as State Second Pension (S2P) it was originally known as the State Earnings Related Pension Scheme (SERPS).

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Computers in the Home

USING THE INTERNET

The internet has been called “The Information Superhighway” and to the majority of people it is an integal part of their daily work, learning and social life.

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Housing Matters

HOME MANAGEMENT

Managing your finances is an essential element to running your own home to ensure that your rent or mortgage, utility and other bills are paid on time and the best way to achieve this is by maintaing a budget.

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Family Bereavement

COPING WITH A BEREAVEMENT

Losing someone you love or care deeply about is very painful. Bereavement affects people in different ways.

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Long Term Care & Caring

CARE AT HOME

Enabling people to remain at home helps them maintain personal independence, comfort and contact with their local community. Care at home is flexible, with just the right amount of assistance given at any one time.

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