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Reading materials for seniors and professionals

A wide range of reading materials and information on retirement housing and care homes, ranging from easy to read guides, to fact-sheets, to videos and blogs posts. These materials are aimed at both first time visitors and professional users.

FirstStop quick guides

Our guides are one stop introductions to the issues involved in elderly care. For each one we have selected a limited number of factsheets, leaflets and books most likely to give you the information you are looking for.

Subjects include:

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The HousingCare library contains hundreds of fact-sheets, booklets, articles, audio tapes, videos and websites. Most materials are free to view, download and print; a handful must be ordered directly from the publisher.

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Our quick reference guide to all the specialist terms and jargon you might come across, translated into plain English.

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A list of frequently asked questions about this website.

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HousingCare abroad

Retirement housing and residential care in Europe - This feature of the site links to various websites abroad mostly commercial. Few of these give independent and impartial information as we strive to do on HousingCare.org. However you will find useful information as well as translations of the main words in use in housing and care services

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EAC News

Latest news about EAC.

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Blog (EAC)

Visit the Elderly Accommodation Counsel blog which provides news and updates on a wide range of housing and care issues aimed at both first time to users and professionals. This includes:

  • News on housing and care that will be relevant to both the public and professionals
  • Posts aimed specifically at professionals and their work
  • Case studies by EAC's Advice Team
  • Information on our annual Art Awards

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News and views

A selection of externally sourced news from thew Google news engine.

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