A gift in your will, whatever size, can help us to make an enormous difference to lonely and isolated older people. After ensuring your loved ones are taken care of in your will, leaving a percentage of what’s left over to The Silver Line is a wonderful way to help older people who will need support in the future. By discussing your intentions with your loved ones, they will understand that leaving a gift in your will is something which is important to you. They can also feel proud of your decision, as many families do.
There are 3 different ways to leave a gift in your will:
If you have already made a will, you can still help The Silver Line by adding a codicil to your will (an official alteration document). Please note however that this form is not legally binding on its own and has to relate to your will. We would advise anyone who wants to make a will, or amend an existing one, to see a solicitor. For some people this can also help to reduce the inheritance tax payable.
The legacy team of our partner organisation – Age UK – will be able to answer any questions you have about writing a will and leaving a gift in your will.
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