Retirement Support

Types of Support

We offer support in a number of ways.  We provide links to generic support organisations such as charities in more specific areas, for a particular need or problem.  We also in some cases provide specific support, sometimes in the form of one-to-one help, sometimes special events or services. Finally, we can offer links to products which we believe can help in this area. In these last two cases, they contain affiliate links which mean that we may receive a commission for purchases made through these links. 

Support Organisations

The organisations in this category are generally government organisations or charities, set up to help people with this particular issue.

The World Health Organisation has information on healthy ageing, which you can see  here

YouDriveHealth offer access to the  Money Advice Service who have information on family matters here

Citizens advice provide information on many aspects of family life here

AgeUK offer tips and advice on staying healthy as you get older both physically and mentally here

Specific events, coaching / training or technical support

These are more specific things you can do, such as take a course or get one-to-one advice.  There may be a charge involved.  

High Speed Training offer a course on nutrition for the elderly here

RetireEasy is an online retirement planning tool which helps you determine how you can mange your money through retirement

Moneywise explain 10 reasons why it’s good to be retired here and you can subscribe for further financial information

Barclays provide access to a free retirement calculator from eValue – see it here

The Family Wellness Practice manage the psychological wellbeing of families – they offer training and consulting services and you can see their offering  here


There may be some things you can buy which will help you achieve your targets.  Some of these are listed here. Again there will be a cost involved, and you’ll leave our site to buy them.  We may earn a small commission.

Running a Holiday Cottage Business

This is a book by people who have done this – they explain how you can build a successful holiday cottage business. In Kindle and paperback.

65 Things To Do When You Retire

This is by 65 notable experts – authors, retirement experts and people who have changed their lives in retirement. In Kindle and paperback.

The 100 Year Life

As we all live longer, have you thought how you will manage your extended working life and retirement period? You might want to rethink your life strategy. In Kindle, audiobook, MP3, hard cover and paperback.

The Wealthy Retirement Plan

This is ‘a revolutionary guide to living your life in style’ – a finalist in the Business Books Awards 2020 which will change the way you think about your future. In Kindle and paperback.

Your Retirement Salary

This explains how to use your lifetime of pensions savings to pay yourself an income in retirment/ In Lindle, audiobook and paperback.

Kindle Unlimited

A lot of support comes in the form of additional focussed reading, and we use Amazon as a source of books.  We find reading on Kindle more convenient (you can change the font size when your eyes get tired!).  If you do read, we use Kindle Unlimited as a way of reading books cheaply, and you can get three months free by clicking the link below.

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