Netmums: Caring for elderly parents
Offers support, information and advice on caring for elderly relatives.
Unison: Sandwich Generation
A large-scale survey of women working in both the public and private sector has revealed the world of work for women over 50.
The Advice Guide website is the main public information service of Citizens Advice, providing people with round-the-clock access to CAB information on their rights - including benefits, housing and employment, and on debt, consumer and legal issues. Relevant factsheets include pensions, benefits, disability and age discrimination.
ACAS (Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service)
ACAS provides information, advice, training, conciliation and other services for employers and employees to help prevent or resolve workplace problems. Reports and other resources are available on the website, including some about the ageing workforce and how employers can manage the potential of older workers.
The University of the Third Age
U3A stands for the University of the Third Age, which is a self-help organisation for people no longer in full time employment providing educational, creative and leisure opportunities. The U3A approach to learning is – learning for pleasure. There is no accreditation or validation and there are no assessments or qualifications to be gained. Tutors are volunteers.
Windmills offers a portfolio of career and life management programmes and resources. Many of these have a cost implication, but use of this online site is free. Windmills aims to help people to take a fresh, positive and proactive look at their lives and to ensure that individuals are equipped with the skills they need to realise their potential.
This website has sections on work and learning and a range of factsheets and reports about working, training and learning later in life. It also has information on finances and health in later life.