Fortitude Financial Planning

Long-Term Care

Shedding some light on Care Fees reforms

Recent research suggests that many people are overestimating the amount of assistance the State will provide towards care costs in later life due to a fundamental lack of understanding of the new proposals. Read more →

Paying for care – How you can keep hold of your assets

This was written for Care to be Different, a company that specialises in providing information about NHS funding – to help you avoid being wrongly charged for care.

The article highlighted one aspect of care fees planning and care fees means testing that you may be unaware of, and yet that could save you thousands of pounds.

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Memorable experiences and people we love

Bronnie Ware is a writer and songwriter from Australia who worked in palliative care for many years. She has recently released a full-length book titled ‘The Top Five Regrets of the Dying – A Life Transformed by the Dearly Departing’.

The book is a memoir of her own life and how it was transformed through the regrets of the dying people she cared for. It is based on her original blog Regrets of the Dying, which I have copied below. Read more →