What can I do now to prepare for getting older?

As you get older, it’s a good idea to:

You can put some things in place now so that your family, friends and carers will be able to make decisions on your behalf that are based on your wishes, if there comes a time when you can’t handle your own affairs.

You can also:

  • make an advanced care plan so you can decide how you want to be cared for in the future
  • read about preparing legal documents.

Last reviewed: 10 December, 2016.