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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.

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Recent articles

Elderly man with digital personal alarm pendant
October 18, 2021

Choosing a digital-ready, no landline personal alarm

Not all personal alarms need a telephone landline. Prepare for the digital switchover with a digital personal alarm.

Elderly man with homecare
October 15, 2021

Where to begin when looking for home care

When considering care for an elderly loved one, you want to feel confident you have chosen the best solution.

Door being securely locked
September 29, 2021

Top 10 home security tips for the elderly

We've compiled 10 practical tips to keep your home secure and safe.

Elderly lady living with Dementia
September 29, 2021

What is Dementia - Symptoms, types, treatments and causes of dementia explained

This guide will help you understand Dementia, the symptoms, treatment and causes.

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?

Personal alarms that use a telephone landline may not work on the new digital system and some may need an adapter.

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?

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