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Power of Attorney

Power of attorney: When someone makes a power of attorney, they appoint someone else to act on their behalf. The person making the power of attorney is called a donor and the person appointed to act on their behalf is called an attorney. A power of attorney gives the...

Wills

Why it is important to make a will: It is important for you to make a will whether or not you consider you have many possessions or much money. It is important to make a will because: if you die without a will, there are certain rules which dictate how the money,...

Hearing Impairments

Around 40% of people over 50 in the UK have some form of hearing loss. Hearing loss is usually gradual and you may not notice any changes straight away. Action on Hearing Loss Sensory Service – Isle of Wight The Isle of Wight Sensory Service provides free information...

Things To Do On the Island

Whether you live here or are visiting, there are many things to do on the Isle of Wight. Why not visit one of the many parks & gardens? Many of them have a cafe on site too. Museums and heritage organisations offer an assortment of activities and places to visit,...

Finding Friends

Looking to connect with new friends? There are many places to meet new people on the Island, whatever your age. Why not try volunteering as a way of meeting new people. You may pick up some new skills as well. The Isle of Wight Volunteer Centre can offer help to...

Retirement

When you get near to your retirement date you’ll need to start getting ready to make sure your income is all in place in time. As well as claiming your State Pension, you may need to decide how to invest your personal pension. Find out about what you need to do...