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As we get older, we should be able to continue doing the things we love and living life the way we want to.

Our Live Well magazine has advice and guides for you and your loved ones, available to read online or delivered straight to your email inbox.

Recent articles

Elderly parent with daughter
September 21, 2021

Ways to improve the quality of life for elderly parents

Gettting older doesn't have to mean doing crossword puzzles and watching TV!

Lady on digital telephone
September 16, 2021

Will my personal alarm still work after the digital telephone switchover?

Most personal alarms that use a telephone landline will likely not work on the new digital system.

Carers on holiday
September 8, 2021

Providing care for elderly parents while you’re away or on holiday

Five practical ways to provide care for your parents whilst you enjoy a well earned break.

Telephone landline and personal alarm
September 8, 2021

How will the digital switchover affect my personal alarm?

Most personal alarms that use a telephone landline will be affected. Find out how we can help you prepare for the switchover.

Remote care for the elderly
September 1, 2021

Helping Ann live independently on return from hospital

Taking Care Safe Home Alert provides Anne's family with resssurance she is OK when they cannot be with her.

Remote monitoring solutions of elderly parents
September 1, 2021

Helping James monitor his Mum's health and wellbeing remotely

James lives 600 miles away from his elderly mum but uses an innovative solution to monitor her care and wellbeing.

Elderly couple using mobile phone
August 2, 2021

Choosing a mobile phone for elderly family members

Use our guide to help you choose the best mobile phone for your elderly loved ones.

Stages of dementia
July 23, 2021

Early stages of dementia – planning for the future

How to plan for the future when a loved one receives an early stages of dementia diagnosis.