Helpful organisations for end of life planning

A list of organisations which you might find useful when thinking about your end of life plan.

Below are a list of organisations which you might find useful when thinking about your end of life plan.

Age UK Advice:
0800 169 65 65 Lines are open seven days a week from 8am to 7pm.
www.ageuk.org.uk

Alzheimer’s Society:
Offers advice, information and support in England and Wales to people with dementia, their families and carers through its helpline and local offices.
Tel: 0300 222 1122
www.alzheimers.org.uk

Cinnamon Trust:
Charity for older people and their pets.
Tel: 01736 757 900
www.cinnamon.org.uk

Dementia UK:
Provides information for those affected by dementia, their family, friends and carers.
Tel: 020 7697 4160
www.dementiauk.org

Dying Matters:
Aims to help people talk more openly about dying, death and bereavement, and make plans for the end of life.
Tel: 08000 21 44 66
www.dyingmatters.org

NHS:
Find out about local NHS services in England and get information on end-of-life care.
www.nhs.uk

Natural Death Centre:
Provides information on all types of funerals.
Tel: 01962 712 690
www.naturaldeath.org.uk

Next steps

Planning your funeral

When it comes to planning your funeral there are lots of options available to consider. A funeral director will be able to help plan both the practical and personal elements but we’ve covered some of the things you might want to think about in advance.

Making a will

Having a will is an important step in end of life planning. It is the document that gives clear instructions for your loved ones or executors about what you want to happen to you money, property and assets.

End of life planning

Thinking about the end of life can be difficult, but being well informed of all your options can help alleviate any stress and give you confidence that your wishes will be met.

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